Dean WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Darren McKinney, spokesman for the American Tort Reform Association, concluded Monday that former Presidential candidate Howard Dean is a man with a history of speaking his mind.
News from September 2009
CHARLESTON -– In recognition of Grandparents' Day, the State Law Library will present a FREE informational workshop on grandparents' rights at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12.
Golder HUNTINGTON -– Jenkins Fenstermaker, a Huntington-based law firm, has announced that six of its attorneys recently were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
SUMMERSVILLE -- Nicholas County Magistrate Robert Gordon Jr. has announced his retirement effective Oct. 16.
HUNTINGTON -- A woman says she underwent anaphylactic shock after doctors at University Family Allergy stabbed her with the wrong allergy shot.
Bryant HUNTINGTON - Should West Virginia implement public financing for judicial elections, North Carolina might serve as a model.
Alderman CHARLESTON - Including being on bond from one three months ago, court records show a Charleston attorney was arrested on three other occasions for drug-related charges in addition to his most recent arrest.
Sebelius WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-- Pfizer Inc. and a subsidiary have reached a $2.3 billion settlement Wednesday with the U.S. government over the pharmaceutical giant's now-withdrawn medication Bextra and other medications.
McGraw CHARLESTON -– West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw and five private lawyers accuse Rite-Aid and other pharmacies of overcharging for generic drugs.
CHARLESTON – Thirty-nine individuals suing drug companies Actavis Totowa and Mylan Bertek over Digitek heart medicine must answer questions loaded with trouble for their lawyers.
Bradberry CHARLESTON - Along with his cash, a New Jersey man is fighting to get a civil suit he filed against police for improperly seizing it returned to state court.
HUNTINGTON -- An insurance company is seeking more than $20,000 from the driver who it claims is at fault for an automobile accident.
MARTINSBURG -- A man has filed suit against the Berkeley County Board of Education, alleging he deserves $1 million after he says the school board damaged his character by filing legal proceedings against him after he allegedly failed to pay for vehicles at an auction.
MORGANTOWN -- The tragedy at Hawks Nest Tunnel near Gauley Bridge is the worst industrial disaster in the country's history, yet it's not a story commonly known, even in our own state.
Harron WHEELING – U.S. District Judge Frederick Stamp has cancelled a trial on CSX Transportation's claim that radiologist Ray Harron of Bridgeport conspired with Pittsburgh lawyers Robert Peirce and Louis Raimond to fabricate an asbestos exposure suit.
HUNTINGTON – A former mechanic at Steel of West Virginia has filed suit against the company, alleging his lack of protective clothing while working with a torch caused his injuries during an explosion.