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Wayne Co. man sues former employer for failure to pay wages

HUNTINGTON -- A Wayne County woman and former employee is suing Brian P. Conaty for failure to pay more than $26,000 in wages.

Man sues Division of Veteran's Affairs for fall down stairs

HUNTINGTON -- A man is suing the West Virginia Division of Veteran's Affairs after she was injured from falling down the stairs.

13 people say they were exposed to lab chemicals

CHARLESTON -- Thirteen individuals named 34 defendants in their separate lawsuits, claiming they were exposed to float-sink lab chemicals during their employment.

Clay woman sues China Max for wrongful termination

CHARLESTON -- A Clay County woman is suing her former employer for wrongful termination at China Max in the Charleston Town Center.

Former inmate says she was sexually harassed, abused at Lakin

CHARLESTON -- A former Lakin Correctional Center inmate is suing two correctional officers and the West Virginia Division of Corrections after she claims she was sexually harassed and abused while incarcerated.

Three former assistant managers sue Wal-mart for wrongful termination

CHARLESTON -- Three former assistant managers are suing Wal-mart Stores East for wrongful termination of employment in three separate lawsuits.

Nitro man sues former employer for work-related injury

CHARLESTON -- A Nitro man and former employee is suing WV Dream Homes after he was injured on the job.

Woman says privacy was invaded while at CAMC

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing Charleston Area Medical Center after she claims her privacy was invaded.

Couple sues CAMC for breast cancer

CHARLESTON -- A woman and her husband are suing Charleston Area Medical Center for negligence and medical malpractice after her cancer was not completely treated by agents of the facility.

St. Albans couple names 62 companies in asbestos case

CHARLESTON -- A St. Albans man and his wife are suing 63 companies in their asbestos-related case after he developed asbestosis.

Pennsylvania couple sues CAMC for infected wound

CHARLESTON -- A Pennsylvania couple is suing Charleston Area Medical Center for medical malpractice after a camping trip injury became infected.

Stay ordered in $2.7M dispute between McGraw, feds

McGraw CHARLESTON - A federal judge has granted a stay in state Attorney General Darrell McGraw's challenge to a withhold of $2.7 million in Medicaid funds that stems from one of his settlements.

PERSONNEL FILE: Thompson named chair elect of Southern Legislative Conference

Thompson CHARLESTON -- House Speaker Rick Thompson was unanimously selected Chair Elect of the Southern Legislative Conference by fellow lawmakers from 15 member states.

Veterans business summit coming to Fairmont

CLARKSBURG -─ The U.S. Small Business Administration, in conjunction with its network of small business resource partners throughout West Virginia, will be hosting a Veterans Business Summit on Sept. 14 at the I-79 Technology Park Research Center in Fairmont.

Greear ramps up 'grassroots' campaign

Greear CHARLESTON -- Charleston attorney and Kanawha Circuit Court Judge candidate Dan Greear has announced his campaign team is beginning "a massive grassroots outreach initiative."

THEIR VIEW: A hole in one for West Virginia

MORGANTOWN -- We West Virginians are protective of our state. Ridicule and even lesser slights are like emotional arrows that can pierce even a hide that's been toughened over years of abuse.

PERSONNEL FILE: Harper joins Spilman Thomas & Battle's Morgantown office

MORGANTOWN -- Spilman Thomas & Battle is pleased to announce the addition of a new associate to the Morgantown office.

PERSONNEL FILE: Morrison inducted into College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Morrison CLARKSBURG -- The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers recently announced the election of C. David Morrison, a member of Steptoe & Johnson, as a newly elected Fellow.

Rand's asbestos report shows lucrative outcome for lawyer trust fund managers

Weitz Giants of asbestos litigation hold half the power in seven trust funds that paid $2.4 billion in claims in 2008, according to tables in a new Rand Corporation report.

PERSONNEL FILE: Steptoe & Johnson set to occupy new building

CLARKSBURG -– Construction on Steptoe & Johnson's four-story, 78,000 square foot building is now complete.