News from December 2012
CHARLESTON - The state Supreme Court of Appeals on Nov. 26 affirmed a circuit court’s ruling in favor of an employer in a breach of contract case brought by a terminated physician.
HUNTINGTON – A Barboursville man is suing Homestead Construction after he claims it negligently installed a roof on his residence.
HUNTINGTON – An Ashland, Ky., woman is suing Yellow Cab after she was allegedly injured in a car accident caused by one of its employees.
HUNTINGTON – A Milton woman is suing St. Mary’s Medical Center after she was allegedly attacked by a patient while she was performing her work duties.
HUNTINGTON – A man is suing Xact Restorations, LLC, after he claims he was injured while performing his work duties.
WINFIELD – North American Battery Systems, Inc., is suing Frasure Creek Mining for allegedly failing to pay more than $10,000 for goods and services.
CHARLESTON – In a Nov. 26 memorandum opinion, a unanimous West Virginia Supreme Court affirmed the Circuit Court of Jackson County’s order dismissing bad faith and unfair trade practices claims against Westfield Insurance Company.
WINFIELD – A former employee is suing Matheny Motor Truck Co. after he claims he was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for reporting fraudulent conduct.
HUNTINGTON - A retiree is suing Robinson & Rice, LC, after he claims it breached its retirement agreement with him and caused him to incur expenses for health insurance.
CHARLESTON - A former employee is suing Coal River Mining, LLC, after he claims he was discriminated against because of a disability.
WAYNE - A couple is suing General Motors, LLC, after they purchased a vehicle they claim was defective.
CHARLESTON -- A Kenova couple is suing 46 companies they claim are responsible for an asbestosis diagnosis.
MORGANTOWN - The West Virginia University Board of Governors is suing Shepley Bulfinch Richardson & Abbott after it claims the architect breached purchase orders, delayed one of WVU’s facility projects and ran significantly over budget.
PHILADELPHIA – To resolve construction activities violations at Marcellus Shale gas extraction facilities in northern West Virginia, PDC Mountaineer LLC has entered into a Clean Water Act administrative consent agreement and final order.