News from November 2012
CHARLESTON – In addition those for conflicts of interest, records show Ira Haught has refused to heed multiple warnings, including three admonishments, to be more diligent in handling his client’s cases.
CHARLESTON – Prior to the current ethical violations leveled against him, records show several times in his nearly 30-year career, a Ritchie County attorney, and candidate for circuit judge, was warned about conflicts of interest in cases he handled.
HUNTINGTON – Richmond Property Group, Ltd. filed its answer to the lawsuit involving the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and a man who was injured when another fraternity member attempted to shoot bottle rockets from his anus.
In the opening scene of the classic caper comedy It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, a motorist speeding down the highway goes off a cliff and crashes. Several other cars pull over and some of the occupants make their way down the embankment in time to hear his dying words about the location of a buried treasure. Then, the fun begins.
CHARLES TOWN – Attorney General Darrell McGraw has filed a lawsuit against Texas-based firm Murray, LLP, to halt exploitation of consumers who lost homes through foreclosure.
CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing Walter Energy, Inc., after he claims he was discriminated against and laid off from his job.
CHARLESTON -- An Elkview woman is suing Gabriel Brothers, Inc., after she claims she was injured while in one of its stores.
CHARLESTON -- A Raleigh County woman is suing FedEx Freight, Inc., after she claims diesel fuel from a FedEx vehicle caused her to lose control of her vehicle.
CHARLESTON -- Eight more lawsuits have been filed against Mountain State University for failing to inform students about accreditation issues.
CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing F.M. Pile Hardware Company after she claims she was physically assaulted and battered by one of its employees.