News from December 2012

Lawsuit: Smith Company Motor Cars discriminated against shareholder

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 6, 2012

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Smith Company Motor Cars, Inc., after he claims he was subjected to harassment and embarrassment.

Man sues Dohm Cycles for allegedly defective vehicle

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 6, 2012

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Dohm Cycles, Inc., claiming the vehicle he purchased was defective.

Man claims three individuals made false, defamatory statements

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 6, 2012

MORGANTOWN – A man is suing three individuals for allegedly making false and defamatory statements about him to third parties.

Former employee accuses Amedisys of age discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 6, 2012

MORGANTOWN – A former employee claims Amedisys Holding, LLC, terminated her employment because of her age.

Man blames Dohm Cycles for allegedly unsafe, defective UTV

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 6, 2012

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Dohm Cycles, Inc., after he claims the vehicle he purchased was defective.

Man blames the bartender for being run over by friend, losing leg

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 6, 2012

CHARLESTON – A man is suing the Cold Spot, LLC, after he claims a female bartender should have refrained from selling alcohol to him and his friends after they were visibly or noticeably intoxicated.

Defendants had no duty to warn about pigeon feces, judge rules

By John O'Brien | Dec 6, 2012

HUNTINGTON – A Mason County man is appealing a federal court decision that said a power company and his employer had no duty to warn him about a health risk associated with pigeon feces.

Holiday courthouse closings

By Lawrence Smith | Dec 7, 2012

Last week, the West Virginia Record provided a list of holiday closings for 28 county courthouses. Below is a list of when the other 27 counties tentatively plan to close for Christmas and New Year’s. Once again, the information was provided by the respective county commissions and is subject to change. Updated information will be provided as it becomes available.

Williamson woman accuses surgeon of negligence

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2012

CHARLESTON – A Williamson woman is suing a Charleston surgeon for allegedly deviating from the acceptable standard of care during her surgery.

Woman blames Family Home & Rentals for apartment problems

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2012

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Family Home & Rentals, Inc., after she claims she is afraid for her physical and mental well-being because the apartment is unsafe.

Former resident charges Sun Healthcare with negligence

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2012

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Sun Healthcare Group for allegedly negligently caring for him with he was in its nursing home.

Former employee says Walter Energy discriminated against him

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2012

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Walter Energy after he claims his employment was terminated based on his disability or perceived disability.

Former employee sues Smith Company Motor Cars for discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2012

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Smith Company Motor Cars, Inc., after she claims her employment was terminated based on her age and gender.

Man sues Dohm Cycles over allegedly defective vehicle

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2012

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Dohm Cycles, Inc., after he claims the vehicle he purchased was defective.

Advocates from AG's office available in Clay, Fayetteville

By Staff reports | Dec 7, 2012

CHARLESTON - State Attorney General Darrell McGraw will have a consumer advocate available to answer questions on Dec. 10 and Dec. 12.

Morgan woman accuses deputies of false arrest

By Lawrence Smith | Dec 7, 2012

MARTINSBURG – A Morgan County woman is alleging she was falsely arrested by two sheriff’s deputies when she questioned why her son was issued a traffic citation.

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