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Couple names 40 companies in asbestos lawsuit

CHARLESTON -- A man and his wife named 40 companies in an asbestos-related lawsuit.

Trio sues Augusta Engineering for failure to pay wages

CHARLESTON -- Three former employees are suing Augusta Engineering & Design Inc. and Edward Schaefer, the company's president, for failure to pay wages in three separate suits.

Man sues former employer, owner for unlawful discharge

CHARLESTON -- A Charleston man is suing his former employer and its owner after he claims he was unlawfully discharged because of his age.

Woman sues Division of Corrections, two individuals for sexual harassment

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing the West Virginia Division of Corrections, an unknown person and an employee of the WVDC for treatment she allegedly endured while incarcerated.

Ultimate Health Services sues former physician for violation of employment agreement

HUNTINGTON -- Ultimate Health Services is suing a former employee for violating his physician employment agreement.

Woman sues Cabell Huntington Hospital for injury

HUNTINGTON -- A Huntington woman is suing Cabell Huntington Hospital after she was injured when a chair broke.

Man sues multiple companies in three lawsuits for violation of Consumer Credit Protection Act

HUNTINGTON -- A Huntington man is suing multiple companies in three separate lawsuits after he claims they violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

Two companies, indiviudals sue Grand Central Building for fraud

MORGANTOWN -- Shenandoah Ridge, Walnut Woods and two individuals are suing Grand Central Building Limited Liability Company of Morgantown and its four owners after they claim they committed fraud and misrepresentation.

Former SC Justice Maynard running for Congress

Maynard CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Former West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Elliott "Spike" Maynard announced Monday that he is running for Congress.

Widow of Charleston police officer sues two individuals who led police on chase

CHARLESTON -- The widow of a Charleston police officer who was killed by another officer at the end of a high-speed chase in September is suing the estate of the man who led the police on the chase and his passenger.

Woman sues Lakeview Plaza Strip Mall for injuries

WINFIELD -- A Point Pleasant woman is suing the Lakeview Plaza Strip Mall after she slipped and fell on snow and ice.

Couple sues Mason Co. man over rental property

WINFIELD -- A couple is suing a man who leased some property from them after they claim he failed to pay for taxes, assessments and utilities.

Asbestos firm argues against amicus briefs

Peirce WHEELING - A Pittsburgh law firm accused of conspiring to fabricate an asbestos exposure claim says several groups shouldn't be permitted to file amicus briefs in the case.

Woman sues state Department of Military Affiars and Public Safety, others for father's death

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, the West Virginia State Police, the McDowell County Commission, McDowell County Sheriff's Department, McDowell County 911 and seven individuals after she claims they caused her father's death.

Couple sues Norfolk Southern Railway Company for injuries

WINFIELD -- A man and his wife are suing Norfolk Southern Railway Company for an accident that left him severely injured.

Woman sues Wallpapers In Stock, owner for sexual harassment

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County woman is suing Wallpapers In Stock Inc. and its owner for sexual harassment.

Chief Justice advocates fine-tuning, not overhaul, of appellate process

Davis CHARLESTON - Though agreeing there's a perceived problem in the way the state Supreme Court handles appeals, the Court's chief justice said the solution in fixing it is not with an intermediate appellate court.

Woman sues Huntington man for son's injury

HUNTINGTON -- A woman is suing a Huntington man after her deceased son was injured at his residence.

Man sues Hurricane nursing home for mother's death

WINFIELD -- A Putnam County man is suing the Teays Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Genesis Healthcare Corporation after he claims they are at fault for his mother's death.

Woman sues Olive Garden after falling on sidewalk

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing Darden Restaurants Inc. after she slipped and fell at the restaurant and cut her hand.