News from July 2011
CLARKSBURG – Retailer Dollar General settled four federal suits alleging it classified workers as managers in order to avoid paying them overtime.
WHEELING – Two of 13 former CSX workers alleging legal malpractice against the Provost Umphrey firm of Beaumont, Texas, died three days apart.
HUNTINGTON – The Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence will hold its second annual conference in July at the Marshall University Forensic Science Center in Huntington.
Ketchum CHARLESTON – Courts can't enforce lopsided arbitration agreements in nursing home admission contracts, the Supreme Court of Appeals ruled on June 29.
Rodriguez BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Law professor Derek Bambauer knew he found the perfect teaching tool in former West Virginia University head football coach Rich Rodriguez's contract dispute.
Maloney CHARLESTON – The Republican candidate for governor says West Virginia's courts and legal system are "in urgent need of repair," but acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says he has worked hard to improve the state's legal climate and attract business to the state.
Anyone with a grasp of civics knows that our federal government is divided into three separate branches, each with distinct powers and prerogatives: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial.
WAYNE -- A Huntington woman is suing CSX Transportation and the Greater Huntington Parks and Recreation District after she claims her daughter was struck by a train while playing in a park.
HUNTINGTON -- An Institute man is suing Club Venom after he was shot while exiting the club's dance floor.
WAYNE -- A Wayne woman is suing the Wayne County Board of Education after she inhaled industrial oven cleaner fumes and was hospitalized.
HUNTINGTON -- A Huntington woman is suing the man who she claims struck her with his vehicle while she was a pedestrian.
WAYNE -- Willis Tire Company is suing Kenova Tire & Battery after it claims it failed to pay more than $50,000 for goods and services.
CHARLESTON -- An Ohio couple is suing the owner of their former residence for failure to pay for the contents of the condominiums.