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Harmon Marks Jul. 1, 2011, 2:05am

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June 14

CIVIL FILINGS: Monongalia County

Donna K. Carlson Jul. 1, 2011, 2:15am

June 21

CIVIL FILINGS: Cabell County

Kyla Asbury Jul. 1, 2011, 2:20am

June 21

CIVIL FILINGS: Putnam County

Chris Dickerson Jul. 1, 2011, 2:25am

June 10

CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

Kyla Asbury Jul. 1, 2011, 2:30am

June 16

Dollar General settles four federal suits

Steve Korris Jul. 1, 2011, 2:40am

CLARKSBURG – Retailer Dollar General settled four federal suits alleging it classified workers as managers in order to avoid paying them overtime.

Two plaintiffs in CSX cases against law firm die

Steve Korris Jul. 1, 2011, 2:50am

WHEELING – Two of 13 former CSX workers alleging legal malpractice against the Provost Umphrey firm of Beaumont, Texas, died three days apart.

Second annual AIDE conference to be held in July

Kyla Asbury Jul. 1, 2011, 3:00am

HUNTINGTON – The Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence will hold its second annual conference in July at the Marshall University Forensic Science Center in Huntington.

Justices: Courts can't enforce lopsided nursing home arbitration plans

Steve Korris Jul. 1, 2011, 3:30am

Ketchum CHARLESTON – Courts can't enforce lopsided arbitration agreements in nursing home admission contracts, the Supreme Court of Appeals ruled on June 29.

Rodriguez dispute fuels law class

Jessica M. Karmasek Jul. 1, 2011, 4:00am

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, Tomblin talk legal reform

Chris Dickerson Jul. 1, 2011, 5:35am

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.

State Supreme Court affirms separation of powers

The West Virginia Record Jul. 1, 2011, 5:45pm

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.

Huntington woman sues CSX after child struck by train

Kyla Asbury Jul. 5, 2011, 8:22am

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.

Institute man sues Club Venom after being shot

Kyla Asbury Jul. 5, 2011, 8:30am

HUNTINGTON -- An Institute man is suing Club Venom after he was shot while exiting the club's dance floor.

Woman says industrial oven cleaner fumes caused hospitalization

Kyla Asbury Jul. 5, 2011, 8:32am

WAYNE -- A Wayne woman is suing the Wayne County Board of Education after she inhaled industrial oven cleaner fumes and was hospitalized.

Huntington woman sues man who struck her with vehicle

Kyla Asbury Jul. 6, 2011, 4:16am

HUNTINGTON -- A Huntington woman is suing the man who she claims struck her with his vehicle while she was a pedestrian.

Willis Tire sues Kenova Tire & Battery for failure to pay

Kyla Asbury Jul. 6, 2011, 4:16am

WAYNE -- Willis Tire Company is suing Kenova Tire & Battery after it claims it failed to pay more than $50,000 for goods and services.

Ohio couple sues Dawson Land for failure to pay

Kyla Asbury Jul. 6, 2011, 4:17am

CHARLESTON -- An Ohio couple is suing the owner of their former residence for failure to pay for the contents of the condominiums.

Woman sues USAA Casualty Insurance Company for claim denial

Kyla Asbury Jul. 6, 2011, 4:18am

CHARLESTON -- A Charleston woman is suing USAA Casualty Insurance Company after she claims it denied a 2010 claim.