News from January 2012

Woman sues Exide Technologies for making false statements about her

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 3, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing Exide Technologies, Inc., after she claims defamatory remarks were made about her.

Man blames state Division of Corrections for stroke injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 3, 2012

CHARLESTON -- An inmate is suing the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Wexford Health Sources after he suffered a stroke.

Couple sues water company for property damage

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 3, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County couple is suing West Virginia-American Water after they incurred water damage in their home.

Man names 199 defendants in asbestos suit

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 3, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A man is suing 199 companies he claims are responsible for his father's lung injury and death.

Ky. couple sues Mercedes for defective vehicle

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 3, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A Belfry, Ky., couple is suing Mercedes-Benz USA, Inc., after they claim a vehicle they purchased was defective.

Panel says W.Va. congressional districts must be redrawn

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 3, 2012

King CHARLESTON – A three-judge federal panel says West Virginia's newly drawn congressional districts are unconstitutional and must be redrawn in two weeks.

PERSONNEL FILE: Iskra re-elected to Spilman management committee

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 4, 2012

CHARLESTON -- The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle(Spilman) has announced that Eric W. Iskra has been re-elected to a two-year term on Spilman's Management Committee, continuing his service as Member in Charge of Client Services.

PERSONNEL FILE: Shuman, McCuskey and Slicer announces new member, jurist members

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 4, 2012

Warner CHARLESTON -- Shuman, McCuskey and Slicer has announce its newest member, Brian J. Warner, and its two newest jurist members, Christopher D. Negley and Natalie C. Schaefer.

Jackson Kelly's Flannery appointed to National Coal Council

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 4, 2012

Flannery CHARLESTON – A member of the Jackson Kelly Environmental Practice Group recently was nominated and appointed as a member of the National Coal Council.

Congress cuts federal funding for Legal Aid by 15 percent

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 4, 2012

Worthy CHARLESTON – Legal Aid of West Virginia recently received formal notice from its federal funder that Congress will cut its federal funding to legal services by nearly 15 percent in 2012.

Cooper, Unger plans would split a county or two

By Steve Korris | Jan 5, 2012

Cooper CHARLESTON – Thornton Cooper proposes to split a county on a new congressional district map and State Sen. John Unger of Martinsburg proposes to split two, but only Cooper explains how he would do it.

Judges: Redistrcting means change

By Steve Korris | Jan 5, 2012

King CHARLESTON – Redistricting means change, federal judges declared as they shredded a new map of West Virginia congressional districts, and no one knows what changes the next map will bring.

THEIR VIEW: Lower taxes for the new year

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 5, 2012

Tomblin CHARLESTON -- At the start of the New Year, when checking out at the grocery store, our seniors, individuals and families will keep more of their hard earned money.

AIG wants judge to toss $58 million Harrison verdict

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 5, 2012

Romano CLARKSBURG – Chartis and AIG plan to ask a Harrison County judge to toss a $58 million jury verdict involving a leaking tank at a gas station.

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