News from November 2009

Couple sues Chrysler for breach of warranty

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 12, 2009

CHARLESTON -- A couple is suing Chrysler Group for breach of warranty after they purchased a vehicle from them.

Woman sues Sodexho over injury at University of Charleston

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 12, 2009

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing Sodexho Services and other Sodexho companies after she slipped and fell.

THEIR VIEW: A historic house vote

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 12, 2009

Last Saturday, President Obama called on Democratic Congressmen to "answer the call of history" and support the massive health care reform legislation.

Massey victorious as controversial $50M case comes to end in W.Va.

By John O'Brien | Nov 12, 2009

Blankenship CHARLESTON -- For a third time, the West Virginia Supreme Court has overturned a $50 million verdict in a case that called into question when a justice should recuse himself or herself.

Justices say Maynard's e-mails shouldn't have been public

By Steve Korris and Chris Dickerson | Nov 12, 2009

Maynard CHARLESTON -– Private communications of government employees don't belong to the public, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals decided on Nov. 12. Four Justices agreed that state law doesn't require disclosure of electronic mail between former Justice Spike Maynard and Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.

Charleston surgeon sued for negligence, medical malpractice

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 13, 2009

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing a Charleston surgeon for negligence and medical malpractice.

Woman sues Charleston neurologist for husband's death

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 13, 2009

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing a Charleston neurologist for the death of her husband.

Justices reject woman's comp claim for tripping in street

By Steve Korris | Nov 13, 2009

CHARLESTON – West Virginia's Supreme Court of Appeals rejected a workers compensation claim from a woman who tripped as she crossed a street on a 15-minute break from her job.

Point Pleasant settles wrongful termination suit for $250K

By Lawrence Smith | Nov 13, 2009

POINT PLEASANT - The city of Point Pleasant has agreed to pay $250,000 to three former employees who alleged they were fired for political reasons.

WVU journalism professor publishes legal-themed book

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 13, 2009

Temple MORGANTOWN -- A West Virginia University journalism professor recently published his second book.

Former family law judge named in legal malpractice suit

By Lawrence Smith | Nov 13, 2009

Redman CHARLESTON - A Charleston attorney and former family law judge is accused by a former client of representing his ex-wife's interests in their divorce case.

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