News from December 2012
MADISON - A routine road patrol stop developed information about crack cocaine trafficking, according to court records.
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.
HUNTINGTON – A former employee is suing Prestera Center for Mental Health Services, Inc., after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated.
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's emergency room entrance
HUNTINGTON – The woman who claimed intolerable work conditions at the Cabell County Commission has settled her lawsuit.
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.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Thomas Memorial Hospital for allegedly negligently caring for her while she was one of its patients.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing City Holding Company for allegedly terminating her employment because of her age.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court overruled the West Virginia Workers' Compensation Board of Review on Dec. 13 in a case involving occupational pneumoconiosis.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Big Sandy Furniture, Inc., after a piece of furniture allegedly fell and struck her.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing HCR ManorCare, LLC, after she claims it was negligent in its care of one of her family members.
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.
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.