News from December 2012

Money seized in traffic stop the subject of civil action

By Harmon Marks | Dec 18, 2012

MADISON - A routine road patrol stop developed information about crack cocaine trafficking, according to court records.

Former cardiology fellow says Marshall discriminated against him

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 19, 2012

HUNTINGTON – A former cardiology fellow is suing the Board of Governors of Marshall University for allegedly terminating his employment based on his disability, race and religion.

Former employee says Prestera wrongfully terminated her

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 19, 2012

HUNTINGTON – A former employee is suing Prestera Center for Mental Health Services, Inc., after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated.

Man says Bob Evans hostess called him an 'idiot'

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 19, 2012

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Bob Evans Farms, Inc., after he claims he was discriminated against by a hostess at one of its restaurants.

Cabell Huntington Hospital pays maximum in settlement

By John O'Brien | Dec 19, 2012

Cabell Huntington Hospital's emergency room entrance

Former security guard settles lawsuit against Cabell Commission

By John O'Brien | Dec 19, 2012

HUNTINGTON – The woman who claimed intolerable work conditions at the Cabell County Commission has settled her lawsuit.

Valley Cash Feed says Shamrock Kennels owes more than $15,000

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 20, 2012

CHARLESTON – Valley Cash Feed Company, LLC, is suing Shamrock Kennels, Inc., after it claims it owes more than $15,000 for goods and services sold.

Thomas Memorial Hospital accused of negligent care

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 20, 2012

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Thomas Memorial Hospital for allegedly negligently caring for her while she was one of its patients.

Woman says City Holding Company discriminated against her

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 20, 2012

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing City Holding Company for allegedly terminating her employment because of her age.

SC makes ruling in Workers' Comp case over dust hazards

By Nathan Bass | Dec 20, 2012

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court overruled the West Virginia Workers' Compensation Board of Review on Dec. 13 in a case involving occupational pneumoconiosis.

Big Sandy Furniture blamed for injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 20, 2012

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Big Sandy Furniture, Inc., after a piece of furniture allegedly fell and struck her.

Woman sues HCR ManorCare, accuses nursing home of negligence

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 20, 2012

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing HCR ManorCare, LLC, after she claims it was negligent in its care of one of her family members.

Conviction of former Montcoal security chief affirmed by Fourth Circuit

By Nathan Bass | Dec 20, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. – On Dec. 14, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the conviction of former Montcoal Mine chief of security Hughie Elbert Stover on charges related to the investigation of the deadly mine explosion of April 2010.

Supreme Court says man not equipped for other work, awards total disability

By Nathan Bass | Dec 20, 2012

CHARLESTON – In a strongly worded Dec. 12 memorandum opinion, the unanimous state Supreme Court reversed the Workers’ Compensation Board of Review and awarded coal miner Charles W. Tilley permanent total disability.

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