News from December 2011

PERSONNEL FILE: 23 lawyers admitted to practice in W.Va.

By The West Virginia Record | Dec 1, 2011

CHARLESTON -- On Nov. 23, 23 lawyers were admitted to practice law in the State of West Virginia during a ceremony before the Supreme Court of Appeals.

Justices reject Omar monitoring suit

By Steve Korris | Dec 1, 2011

CHARLESTON – Seven years of searching for witnesses and evidence didn't turn up enough of either to save a suit for medical monitoring of everyone who worked or played at Omar Elementary School in Chauncey since 1964.

Fall at basketball game results in suit against Mason board, radio station

By Lawrence Smith | Dec 1, 2011

POINT PLEASANT – A Mason County woman is whistling a foul on the county board of education and a Roane County radio station for creating conditions that led to her becoming injured at a basketball game earlier this year.

Woman sues KRT for injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 1, 2011

CHARLESTON -- A Dunbar woman is suing Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority for injuries she sustained during a collision.

State DOH sued for man's death

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 1, 2011

CHARLESTON -- A mother and daughter are suing the West Virginia Department of Transportation-Division of Highways after they claim the department is responsible for their family member's death.

Woman sues Thomas Memorial for mother's death

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 1, 2011

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County woman is suing Herbert J. Thomas Memorial Hospital Association for the death of her mother.

Former employee sues Kanawha Hospice for failure to pay wages

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 1, 2011

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing Kanawha Hospice Care, Inc., for failing to pay her final wages within 72 hours of discharge.

Mingo legal fee feud continues

By Steve Korris | Dec 2, 2011

Smith CHARLESTON – Mingo County's longest running feud since Hatfield and McCoy must drag on, the Supreme Court of Appeals has decided.

Lincoln Co. man accuses surgeon of medical negligence

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 2, 2011

CHARLESTON -- A Lincoln County man is suing a physician who he claims did not adequately administer or prescribe proper antibiotics for him.

Charleston woman seeks intervention on family law judge's inaction

By Lawrence Smith | Dec 2, 2011

CHARLESTON – A Charleston woman is alleging a family law judge's foot-dragging in holding her ex-husband in contempt for not keeping current on his support payments could have serious life-or-death consequences.

*** Standalone p1 art for 12/5 issue: Sharing with the Herd

By The West Virginia Record | Dec 2, 2011

Marshall University and Enterprise Rent-A-Car recently announced that they have partnered to provide car sharing to MU students, faculty and staff. Marshall President Stephen J. Kopp tries out one of the new vehicles to be used in the WeCar by Enterprise program. (Photo by Rick Haye/Marshall University)

Appeals court endorses stimulus package for selected plaintiffs attorneys

By The West Virginia Record | Dec 2, 2011

Times are tough all over. Customers and clients are spending less, businesses are making less, and working people are losing jobs or taking pay cuts.

Kessler, Thompson: Congressional redistricting plan is constitutional

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Dec 5, 2011

Kessler MARTINSBURG -- West Virginia Senate President Jeff Kessler and House Speaker Rick Thompson, in a filing Thursday, say they and the state Legislature have complied with "all applicable provisions" of state and federal law regarding a congressional redistricting plan.

Couple sues mobile home St. Albans couple park for failing to maintain premises

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 5, 2011

CHARLESTON -- A St. Albans couple is suing Sunny Acres Mobile Home Village after they claim the company has failed to maintain the mobile home village in a habitable condition.

Man sues Speed Mining, contractor for racial discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 5, 2011

CHARLESTON -- A man is suing Speed Mining and Lightning Contract Services for racial discrimination.

Putnam County woman sues individual, unnamed corporation for injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 5, 2011

WINFIELD -- A Putnam County woman is suing a property owner and an unnamed corporation after she claims she sustained injuries on a rental property.

City National sues former state senator, husband

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 5, 2011

Smith WINFIELD -- City National Bank of West Virginia is suing a former state lawmaker and her husband after it claims they stopped paying on a loan.

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