News from January 2012

Fazio says son defrauded him of restaurant stock

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 26, 2012

CHARLESTON – Charleston restaurateur Joe Fazio has filed a lawsuit against one of his sons after he claims he defrauded him into signing over 6,000 shares of stock in Joe Fazio's Restaurant.

Landmark Clifford case to discussed Feb. 7

By Staff reports | Jan 26, 2012

Clifford CHARLESTON -- J. R. Clifford, a trailblazer in many aspects of West Virginia's black history, and his landmark case Williams vs. Board of Education of Tucker County, will be the topic of the next Archives and History after-hours lecture.

Ketchum lays out goals for Court's next fiscal year

By Lawrence Smith | Jan 26, 2012

Ketchum CHARLESTON – For the next year, Menis E. Ketchum has two objectives as chief justice of the state Supreme Court –- write opinions and cut the budget.

THEIR VIEW: Higher taxes will limit job creation

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 26, 2012

CHARLESTON -- Our nation and our state are a long way from full economic recovery. It is essential that our leaders in Washington enact sound legislative policies that prioritize economic growth and job creation right here in the United States.

Raleigh attorney accused of mishandling Boone woman's estate

By Lawrence Smith | Jan 27, 2012

CHARLESTON – A Raleigh County attorney faces disciplinary charges she failed to diligently settle an estate of a Boone County woman.

Justices grant new trial over juror's failed disclosure

By Steve Korris | Jan 27, 2012

Ketchum CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justices granted the city of Wheeling a new trial in an age discrimination case because a juror failed to disclose that she had sued her employer.

W.Va. man named in Facebook 'clickjacking' suit

By Bryan Cohen | Jan 27, 2012

McKenna SEATTLE - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna and Facebook have announced lawsuits against the co-owners of an ad network that allegedly developed scams and encouraged others to spread spam through various deceptive tactics.

Why go to court for something that's covered by insurance?

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 27, 2012

So, what's the point of having car insurance? That's the question we ask ourselves every time we hear about another person filing a lawsuit over an automobile accident.

Morrisey files to run for AG

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 28, 2012

Morrisey CHARLESTON – A Republican attorney from the eastern Panhandle has filed to run for West Virginia Attorney General against Darrell McGraw.

Law professor doubts Senate will speed up nominations

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jan 30, 2012

Tobias RICHMOND, Va. - A University of Richmond law professor says he doubts the U.S. Senate will go along with a plan by President Barack Obama to speed up judicial appointments.

Morrisey: McGraw in office 'too long'

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 30, 2012

Morrisey CHARLESTON – The Republican who has filed to run for Attorney General against Darrell McGraw says he intends to take a fresh look at the role of the office.

Man says Sprint didn't pay final wages timely

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 30, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing Sprint/United Management Company after he claims it failed to pay his final wages in a timely manner.

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