News from May 2010

Former employee sues CAMC for age discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | May 11, 2010

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing Charleston Area Medical Center after she claims she was discharged because of her age.

N.C. woman sues Petsmart for injuries

By Kyla Asbury | May 11, 2010

CHARLESTON -- A North Carolina woman is suing Petsmart Inc. after she claims she was injured in its Charleston location.

Delbarton couple sues for defects in home

By Kyla Asbury | May 11, 2010

CHARLESTON -- A Delbarton couple is suing Freedom Homes and Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance after they claim the companies have failed to repair defects in their home.

Rivesville couple sues for mortgage firms for breach of contract, negligence

By Kyla Asbury | May 11, 2010

CHARLESTON -- A Rivesville couple is suing Wells Fargo and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation after they claim the defendants have proceeded to foreclose their home, despite their ability to make payments.

Former employee sues Critchfield for violation of wage act

By Kyla Asbury | May 11, 2010

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing Critchfield Utilities after he claims it failed to timely pay his employment wages by the next regular pay day.

Fairmont couple sues 65 companies in asbestos case

By Kyla Asbury | May 11, 2010

CHARLESTON -- A Fairmont couple named 65 defendants in an asbestos-related suit.

PERSONNEL FILE: Miller joins Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe

By The West Virginia Record | May 11, 2010

Miller CHARLESTON -– Kameron Miller has joined the law firm of Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe and will be working out of their Charleston office.

PERSONNEL FILE: Legal Media Group names Nelson Mullins' Dukes one of top five product defense attorneys worldwide

By The West Virginia Record | May 12, 2010

Dukes COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Legal Media Group has named Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Managing Partner David Dukes as one of the world's top five product liability defense lawyers based on nominations received for its Best of the Best of 2010 Expert Guides.

SBA Charleston branch to host event explaining business loans

By The West Virginia Record | May 12, 2010

CHARLESTON -– Christy Scott, a commercial lending officer from Sun Trust Bank, will be the featured speaker at a free business clinic "Business Loans –- No Hype, Just the Facts" on Thursday, May 20.

CPA firm seeking payment from law firm for tax prep

By Lawrence Smith | May 12, 2010

CHARLESTON - A Charleston accounting firm is suing a Charleston law firm for helping them avoid a visit from the tax man.

Justices reverse ruling in wrongful death case involving Halliburton

By Steve Korris | May 12, 2010

Workman CHARLESTON – Circuit Judge John Madden thought he found an easy way out of a wrongful death case with feuding defendants, but the Justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals expect him to work harder on it.

Memorial ceremony held for deceased attorneys

By Kyla Asbury | May 13, 2010

CHARLESTON -- A memorial ceremony was held May 10 to honor seven recently deceased attorneys from the Charleston area.

Harpers Ferry couple sues Paul Davis Systems, others for fraud

By Kyla Asbury | May 13, 2010

CHARLES TOWN -- A Harpers Ferry couple is suing Paul Davis Systems of Suburban MD & Washington, D.C., after their home experienced water damage.

THEIR VIEW: Oliverio's shocking victory

By The West Virginia Record | May 13, 2010

MORGANTOWN -- State Sen. Mike Oliverio had to admit he was shocked.

Former employee sues transport companies for unpaid wages

By Kyla Asbury | May 13, 2010

CHARLESTON--A former employee is suing Rick Hearn, who is doing business as R&J Specialized Transportation, and Transport Leasing Contract after he claims he did not receive employment wages within 72 hours.

Putnam EMS also sued for wrongful death in 2003

By Lawrence Smith | May 13, 2010

HUNTINGTON - Prior to one involving a Winfield man, the Putnam County Commission five years ago agreed to settle a wrongful death suit against the EMS squad filed by the estate of a Kentucky man.

Putnam settles wrongful death suit against EMS squad for $85K

By Lawrence Smith | May 13, 2010

WINFIELD - The Putnam County Commission has settled a wrongful death filed against its EMS squad by the estate of a Winfield man with the bulk of the money going into trust for his minor children.

Judge OKs Jefferson County development construction

By Steve Korris | May 13, 2010

MARTINSBURG – U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey has cleared the way for construction of Far Away Farm residential development in Jefferson County.

Massey, union team up against MSHA

By Steve Korris | May 13, 2010

CHARLESTON – Owners of Massey Energy and leaders of the United Mine Workers seldom agree, but an explosion that killed 29 miners has united them in mistrust of the U. S. Mine Safety and Health Administration.

Supreme Court to release revised appellate rules Monday

By Chris Dickerson | May 13, 2010

Davis CHARLESTON – After months of work, the state Supreme Court is ready to release its Revised Rules of Appellate Procedure on May 17.

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