News from April 2012

U.S. Senate to vote on Thacker's nomination this month

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Apr 2, 2012

Thacker WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate agreed last week to consider the nomination of West Virginia attorney Stephanie Thacker to a federal appeals court later this month.

Panel sends Tomblin three names for Putnam judge spot

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 2, 2012

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission has recommended three of the four candidates who applied to fill a circuit judgeship in Putnam County.

Putnam couple sues St. Mary's, doctor for negligence

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 2, 2012

WINFIELD -- A Putnam County couple is suing St. Mary's Medical Center for injuries sustained due to a surgery performed at the hospital.

Woman blames CAMC for mother's death

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 2, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County woman is suing Charleston Area Medical Center for failing to care for her mother while she was at the hospital.

Jackson Hewitt sued for employee's injury

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 2, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A TME Enterprises employee is suing after he sustained injuries while on the job.

Huntington man sues Home Depot for injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A Huntington man is suing Home Depot for injuries he sustained while installing a countertop.

Charleston man sues sports bar, bouncer for injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A Charleston man is suing Pour House Sports Bar and a bouncer who he claims unlawfully struck him and caused him injuries.

Man says Wilson Preferred Services failed to pay final wages in time

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing Wilson Preferred Services for failing to pay his final wages within 72 hours of discharge.

Pedestrian sues Cunningham Energy for injuries after being struck by car

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A Sissonville woman is suing Cunningham Energy after she was struck by a vehicle in the Kroger parking lot.

Asset Acquisition Group sues individuals for owing more than $25,000

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2012

HUNTINGTON -- Asset Acquisition Group is suing two individuals it claims owe more than $25,000 due to a breach in contract.

Wyoming Co. man blames St. Mary's for dehydration, renal failure

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2012

HUNTINGTON -- A Wyoming County man is suing St. Mary's Medical Center for failing to provide him with adequate anesthesia services and/or adequate post-operative care while he was a patient.

PERSONNEL FILE: Tinney recognized by Best Lawyers

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 3, 2012

Tinney CHARLESTON -- John H. Tinney Jr., one of the founding partners of The Tinney Law Firm, has been recognized by Best Lawyers of West Virginia in the field of Commercial Litigation.

Project: Save Our Homes details announced

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 3, 2012

CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has announced the details for the first four Project: Save Our Homes workshops.

Ohio woman says two individuals responsible for husband's death

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 4, 2012

HUNTINGTON -- A Lawrence County, Ohio, woman is suing two individuals she claims are responsible for her husband's wrongful death due to a car accident on Interstate 64.

Cabell woman sues Midway Ford for destroying truck's engine

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 4, 2012

HUNTINGTON -- A Cabell County woman is suing Midway Ford after she claims it failed to repair her truck and, instead, destroyed the engine.

Marshall County Commission sued for woman's fall at courthouse

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 4, 2012

MOUNDSVILLE -- A woman is suing the Marshall County Commission after she was injured at the Marshall County Courthouse.

Man sues TeleTech for state Wage Payment & Collection Act violations

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 4, 2012

MOUNDSVILLE -- A former employee is suing TeleTech Customer Care Management (West Virginia), Inc. after he claims it violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act during his employment.

Man seeks to settle Thomas Memorial Hospital lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 4, 2012

WINFIELD -- A man is asking the court for approval of the settlement in his case against Thomas Memorial Hospital for his wife's suicide.

THEIR VIEW: It's time for a 'regulatory cocktail' against unethical debt collectors

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 4, 2012

Many U.S. attorneys general are working with each other and with the federal government to employ a "drug cocktail" strategy to control and eventually eradicate the scourge that is unethical debt collectors, because just one strategy alone seems not to be enough.

Morrisey endorsed by West Virginians for Life

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 4, 2012

Morrisey HARPER'S FERRY -- Republican state Attorney General candidate Patrick Morrisey has been endorsed by West Virginians for Life Political Action Committee.

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