News from November 2012

McGraw's office warns of Hurricane Sandy scams

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2012

CHARLESTON -- Hurricane Sandy and the related storm effects have caused major damage to homes and to infrastructure in West Virginia.

PERSONNEL FILE: Eight new associates join Jackson Kelly

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2012

CHARLESTON -– Jackson Kelly is pleased to welcome eight new associates to the firm.

Bordas & Bordas pro bono case helps injured worker

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 1, 2012

WHEELING – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has upheld an order by the state’s Workers’ Compensation board finding Severstal steel worker Ernest Gambellin’s claim for bladder cancer compensable as an occupational disease.

PERSONNEL FILE: Gibbons joins Mannion & Gray

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2012

CHARLESTON -- David A. Gibbons has joined Mannion & Gray’s Charleston office as an associate.

PERSONNEL FILE: Huddleston Bolen welcomes five new lawyers

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2012

HUNTINGTON -- Huddleston Bolen recently welcomed five new lawyers to the firm.

PERSONNEL FILE: Bowles Rice adds nine attorneys

By Staff reports | Nov 1, 2012

CHARLESTON -- Nine attorneys have recently joined Bowles Rice, according to Thomas A. Heywood, the law firm’s Managing Partner.

PERSONNEL FILE: 135 attorneys admitted to practice in W.Va.

By Staff reports | Nov 1, 2012

CHARLESTON -- On Oct. 25, 135 lawyers were admitted to practice law in the State of West Virginia during a ceremony before the Supreme Court of Appeals.

Business4Breakfast to focus on developing sales leaders

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2012

HUNTINGTON -- Huddleston Bolen has announced the details of the upcoming Business4Breakfast seminar to be held in Huntington on Nov. 13. The topic of the seminar is “Developing Sales Leaders."

PERSONNEL FILE: 21 attorneys join Dinsmore

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2012

CINCINNATI -– Dinsmore is pleased to announce that 21 associates have joined the firm.

Science Panel releases final C8 exposure reports, adds new disease to list

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 1, 2012

PARKERSBURG – The litigants in the West Virginia and Ohio class action lawsuit filed the science panel’s final set of reports on Oct. 29 that conclusively link DuPont’s PFOA in drinking water to serious human diseases.

PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman ranked nationally in several categories

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2012

CHARLESTON -- Spilman Thomas & Battle recently announced that the firm was ranked as a “Best Law Firm” at the national level for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law.

Third civil rights suit against Summers sheriff settled

By Lawrence Smith | Nov 1, 2012

BECKLEY – The third of three civil rights suits filed against the Summers County sheriff in 2010 has come to a close.

Rogers being investigated for 'trophy wives' remark

By Lawrence Smith | Nov 1, 2012

CHARLESTON – Despite his departure from the campaign trail nearly six months ago, a former state Supreme Court candidate is feeling the heat from a comment he made while on it.

Another group running pro-Morrisey ads

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2012

CHARLESTON -- Another non-profit group is weighing in on West Virginia’s Attorney General race.

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