News from September 2011

PERSONNEL FILE: Dinsmore opens fourth office in West Virginia

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 1, 2011

LEWISBURG -– Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce that it has expanded its presence in the Mountain State with a new office in Lewisburg.

PERSONNEL FILE: Hyman joins Spilman's Winston-Salem office

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 1, 2011

Hyman WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle announced today that Casey C. Hyman has joined its Winston-Salem, N.C. office as an associate in the litigation department.

PERSONNEL FILE: Three attorneys join Spilman's Charleston office

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 1, 2011

Gibson CHARLESTON -— The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that three attorneys have joined its Charleston office.

PERSONNEL FILE: W.Va. Chamber inducts inaugural Hall of Fame class

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 1, 2011

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS -– The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce has inducted six business leaders as inaugural members of the newly established West Virginia Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame.

PERSONNEL FILE: Lusk was part of faculty at IADC Trial Academy

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 1, 2011

Lusk CHARLESTON -— The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that member Neva G. Lusk served as teaching faculty for the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Trial Academy held at Stanford University Law School this summer.

Tentative regional truancy meeting schedule released

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 1, 2011

Davis CHARLESTON -– Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis and Nineteenth Circuit Judge Alan Moats have released the tentative schedule of their regional meetings on truancy.

Fayette man says Nationwide offer wasn't enough

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Sep 1, 2011

BECKLEY -- A Fayette County man who was injured in a car accident is suing Nationwide Insurance Co., alleging the insurer has refused to make a "fair and reasonable offer" to settle.

Kanawha mortgage case goes to federal court

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Sep 1, 2011

CHARLESTON -- Two Kanawha County residents say they have suffered severe emotional distress as a result of a mortgage servicing company's actions.

Homeowners association sues individual for not paying dues

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 1, 2011

WINFIELD – Knights Court Homeowners Association is suing an individual for failure to pay homeowners association dues.

Man sues surgeon for leaving medical device inside him

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 1, 2011

WINFIELD – A man is suing a surgeon after he claims the surgeon left a medical device inside of him after he had surgery.

THEIR VIEW: Maloney's 'horror' story simply not true

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 1, 2011

CHARLESTON -- GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney recently told West Virginia voters that the Stella-Jones Corp. closed its Ripley plant in 2010 because a Jackson County jury awarded a former employee wages in an age discrimination lawsuit.

Appeals court upholds denial of Century retirees' benefits motion

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Sep 1, 2011

RICHMOND, Va. -- A federal appeals court last week upheld a denial of a motion by Century Aluminum Co. retirees for a preliminary injunction seeking continuation of certain health care benefits.

PERSONNEL FILE: Harvey returns to Jackson Kelly

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 1, 2011

Harvey CHARLESTON -– Shane Harvey has rejoined Jackson Kelly after more than a decade as in-house counsel at Massey Energy which was recently acquired by Alpha Natural Resources.

Man accuses Triad Engineering of wrongful termination

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 1, 2011

MORGANTOWN – A Morgantown man is suing Triad Engineering after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated.

Former employee files wrongful termination suit against Huntington

By Lawrence Smith | Sep 1, 2011

HUNTINGTON –An Ohio man is alleging he lost his job with the city of Huntington as a result of testifying against it in another legal matter.

Contractor sues Putnam school board, others for breach of contract

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 1, 2011

WINFIELD – Eagle Contractors is suing the Putnam County Board of Education for failing and refusing to pay for work performed.

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