News from May 2011

PERSONNEL FILE: Mollohan joins Nelson Mullins

By The West Virginia Record | May 2, 2011

Mollohan HUNTINGTON -- Former Congressman Alan B. Mollohan of Fairmont has joined the Huntington and Washington, D.C., law offices of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough.

Morgantown physician sued for man's lung cancer, death

By Kyla Asbury | May 2, 2011

MORGANTOWN – A woman has sued a Morgantown physician for a family member's lung cancer and death.

Woman sues mortgage firm, holder for predatory lending

By Kyla Asbury | May 2, 2011

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing HSBC Mortgage Services and an unknown holder after she claims they participated in predatory lending practices.

Kanawha caregiver says she was wrongly fired

By Kyla Asbury | May 2, 2011

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing RSCR West Virginia after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated.

McGraw keeps two collection companies out of W.Va.

By Jessica M. Karmasek | May 3, 2011

CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw said on Tuesday his office has obtained a court order halting illegal loan collections in the state by companies from Illinois and Nevada.

PERSONNEL FILE: Potter named W.Va. Bar Foundation Fellow

By The West Virginia Record | May 3, 2011

Potter WHEELING -— The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that Sharon L. Potter, counsel in its Wheeling office, was named a West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellow.

Man sues nursing home for relative's death

By Kyla Asbury | May 3, 2011

CHARLESTON -- A man is suing Summers Nursing & Rehabilitation Center after he claims they are responsible for his family member's death.

Genesis Healthcare blamed for husband's death

By Kyla Asbury | May 3, 2011

CHARLESTON -- A Charleston woman is suing Genesis Healthcare Corporation after she claims they are responsible for her husband's death.

Residents say Union Carbide, others contaminated property

By Kyla Asbury | May 3, 2011

CHARLESTON -- More than 30 state residents are suing Union Carbide Company after they claim their properties were contaminated with hazardous substances.

Charleston officer's widow sues city's insurance carrier

By Kyla Asbury | May 3, 2011

CHARLESTON -- The widow of the Charleston police officer who was killed during a 2009 high-speed chase is suing the city's insurance carrier.

CAMC patients sues hospital for Internet security breach

By Kyla Asbury | May 3, 2011

CHARLESTON -- Five Charleston Area Medical Center patients are suing the hospital after their personal information was publicized on the Internet in 2010.

Cabell Co. joins lawsuit opposing Huntington's occupation tax

By Kyla Asbury | May 4, 2011

HUNTINGTON – Cabell County and Steel of West Virginia plan to challenge Huntington's new 1 percent occupation tax that is to be implemented July 1.

Marshall Co. couple accuses WVU Board of Governors, others of negligence

By Kyla Asbury | May 4, 2011

MORGANTOWN – A Marshall County couple is suing West Virginia University Board of Governors, West Virginia University Hospitals and West Virginia University Medical Corporation after they claim they were negligent and caused injuries.

Taylor Co. man sues WVU Board of Governors, physicians for wife's death

By Kyla Asbury | May 4, 2011

MORGANTOWN -– A Taylor County man says two physicians and the West Virginia University Board of Governors are responsible for his wife's death.

Justices affirm $2M Boone Co. miner verdict

By Steve Korris | May 4, 2011

CHARLESTON –- Supreme Court Justices chose not to second guess Boone County jurors who awarded coal miner Stanley Stevenson almost $2 million for a wrist injury.

Contractor can pursue claim against Raleigh school board

By Steve Korris | May 4, 2011

CHARLESTON – Building contractor Multiplex Inc. can pursue a $424,398.46 claim against the Raleigh County Board of Education, according to the Supreme Court of Appeals.

Business4Breakfast seminars set for May 11, May 18

By The West Virginia Record | May 4, 2011

HUNTINGTON -- Huddleston Bolen announced that two Business4Breakfast seminars will be held in May.

Aetna to appeal order on disability benefits

By Steve Korris | May 5, 2011

CHARLESTON - Aetna Life Insurance plans to appeal a federal court order finding it improperly denied disability benefits to former Bristol Myers Squibb manager Rickey Dickens.

Boone man says Foodland wrongly fired him

By Harmon Marks | May 5, 2011

MADISON -- A Madison man seeks money damages, injunctive action and "other equitable and legal relief" for what he calls unlawful discrimination and retaliation that ended his employment at Boone County Foodland.

Cedar Grove man sues town, former police chief for civil rights violations

By Lawrence Smith | May 5, 2011

CHARLESTON – A Cedar Grove man who was injured following an arrest by the town's former police chief last year is suing both him and the town for violating his civil rights.

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