News from January 2010
Carrie Webster is sworn in as Kanawha County's newest circuit court judge by state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman during a Dec. 28 ceremony. (Photo courtesy of the state Supreme Court) CHARLESTON -- Carrie Webster has been sworn in as the newest Kanawha County circuit judge.
CHARLESTON -- A former assistant principal is suing the Kanawha County Board of Education and the superintendent for wrongful termination.
WINFIELD -- Three individuals are suing four other individuals and a business to get a share of the remaining assets of the company.
HUNTINGTON -- A woman is suing two companies who made devices that were implanted into her for negligence and breach of warranty, among other things.
Chafin CHARLESTON -- Three West Virginia attorneys were counsel on a Kentucky malpractice case that lasted eight days in Pike County.
CHARLESTON -- Two men are suing American Suzuki Motor Corporation, Wells Fargo Auto Finance and a car dealership for fraud and misrepresentation, among other claims.
CHARLESTON -- A man is suing a local pulmonary disease physician for the death of his father after he claims the physician operated on his right lung instead of the left.
CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing a Charleston oncologist and his practice after the death of her husband.
CHARLESTON —- Two media companies are suing Digital Concepts in separate cases for failure to pay.
Roberts CHARLESTON -– Three of the top four solutions for 2010 listed by the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce revolve around the state judiciary.
Murphy ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) - A three-judge panel of federal appellate judges will not allow a class action against Bayer Corp. to proceed in a state court in West Virginia.
CHARLESTON -- A man is suing two companies and one individual after he lost both of his legs and never received anything from an accidental death and loss of limb policy he had been paying premiums on since 1996.
CHARLESTON -- Three women are suing Oxford House, one of its employees and an unknown person or persons in separate lawsuits, after they claim they were sexual harassed and abused.
CHARLESTON -- A man is suing the City of Charleston after he was involved in a vehicle accident.
CLARKSBURG -- A Massachusetts company denies it racially discriminated against its former sole black employee when it terminated him from his work.
WHEELING – Bayer and a member of its human resources department say a former employee is the only one at fault for his lack of medical coverage, but the employee is attempting to pin blame on the company in a lawsuit.
CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing a local cardiologist for the wrongful death of her husband.
Davis CHARLESTON - The West Virginia courts system will continue to reduce its budget by $2 million, Supreme Court Chief Justice Robin Davis said Wednesday.
MARTINSBURG -- A former MasTec Advanced Technologies employee claims he lost out on a promotion because the United States Army called him to active duty.