News from January 2012

W.Va. officials to appeal redistricting ruling to U.S. SC

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jan 6, 2012

Kessler CHARLESTON - Those West Virginia officials named as defendants in a congressional redistricting lawsuit said Thursday they will ask for an immediate stay of a ruling earlier this week and seek an appeal from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ketchum ready to get work done in 2012

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 6, 2012

Ketchum CHARLESTON – Menis Ketchum's goals for 2012 are simple: Get work done.

When a planning commission starts plotting ...

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 6, 2012

There's a group called the Institute for Justice (IJ) that specializes in defending the rights of entrepreneurs against arbitrary and capricious state and local lawmakers.

Pa. woman names 63 defendants in asbestos case

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 9, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A Pittsburgh, Pa., woman is suing 63 companies she claims are responsible for her mother's lung cancer and death.

Woman sues nursing home for mother's death

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 9, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County woman is suing HR of Charleston after she claims it is responsible for his mother's death.

Widower sues Morgantown pub for wife's death

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 9, 2012

MORGANTOWN – A Monongalia County man is suing Novichenk, LLC and an individual he claims are responsible for his wife's death.

Cancer center sues former patient for nonpayment

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 9, 2012

HUNTINGTON – The Cancer Treatment Center of America at Southwestern Regional Medical Center is suing a former patient it claims failed to pay more than $160,000 for medical services.

Auto parts recyclers tell McGraw to stop using term 'junkyard parts'

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jan 9, 2012

McGraw CHARLESTON - The Automotive Recyclers Association last week sent a formal letter of complaint to West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw, urging him to stop using the term "junkyard parts" when referring to recycled or salvaged auto parts.

Former employee sues D.L.C. Pizza for failure to pay final wages

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 10, 2012

HUNTINGTON – A former employee is suing D.L.C. Pizza after she claims it failed to pay her final wages within 72 hours of terminating her employment.

Woman blames Dick's Sporting Goods for injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 10, 2012

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing Dick's Sporting Goods after she slipped and fell on its walkway at the Huntington Mall.

Bicyclist sues man who struck her with his car

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 10, 2012

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing the man who struck her with his vehicle when she was riding her bicycle.

Woman blames Heritage Center for mother's wrongful death

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 10, 2012

HUNTINGTON -- A woman is suing Heritage Center after she claims the nursing home is responsible for her mother's death.

Cabell couple sues River Place for injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 10, 2012

HUNTINGTON -- A Cabell County couple is suing River Place for injuries sustained on its premises.

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