News from April 2013

BE&K Construction lawsuit settled

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 1, 2013

CHARLESTON - A lawsuit filed by a former employee against BE&K Construction Company LLC was settled dismissed with prejudice five months after it was filed in 2011.

Mike Enyart & Sons, Miss Utility of West Virginia settle negligence lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 1, 2013

CHARLESTON - A lawsuit against Mike Enyart & Sons Inc. and Miss Utility of West Virginia Inc. was settled and dismissed in April 2012.

AIDE to hold fourth annual conference in Huntington, Charleston

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 1, 2013

HUNTINGTON - The Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence will hold its fourth annual conference in April and will hold part of it in Huntington and part in Charleston.

Sanctions against AEP affirmed in case over fatal accident

By John O'Brien | Apr 1, 2013

CHARLESTON – In a ruling that doesn’t come as a surprise for those who watched oral arguments, the state Supreme Court has affirmed court-imposed sanctions against American Electric Power.

Commission narrows search for two circuit judges

By Lawrence Smith | Apr 1, 2013

Judge Donald Cookman was sworn in as a state senator on Jan. 31. From left, Judge Cookman, Paula Cookman and now-retired Twenty-Sixth Judicial Circuit Judge Thomas Keadle.

Woman blames surgeon for perforated bowel

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 2, 2013

CHARLESTON - A woman is suing her surgeon after she claims he failed to perform all the indicated pre-operative testing and caused her injuries.

Country Inn & Suites hit with slip-and-fall lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 2, 2013

CHARLESTON - A man is suing Country Inn & Suites by Carlson for injuries he allegedly sustained at its Elkview hotel.

Court says Unit Owners Association an adequate representative in Star City case

By Nathan Bass | Apr 2, 2013

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has ruled on six certified questions regarding the relationship between condominium owners and their unit owners association in a lawsuit alleging damages against various individuals and corporations involved in the construction and sale of the condominiums.

Without drug test results, man awarded Workers' Comp

By John O'Brien | Apr 2, 2013

CHARLESTON – If a man’s employer wants to claim he was under the influence of drugs when he was injured on-the-job in a vehicle accident, it needs to include drug test results, the state Supreme Court has ruled.

Transportation Dept. to pay $30K to settle EPA allegations

By Stephanie Ostrowski | Apr 2, 2013

PHILADELPHIA – A $30,000 penalty will be paid by the West Virginia Department of Transportation to settle alleged violations of underground storage tank regulations at 10 facilities operated by the department’s Division of Highways.

Elkview woman sues Bank of America, alleges predatory lending

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2013

CHARLESTON - An Elkview woman is suing Bank of America after she claims it engaged in predatory lending practices, causing her to suffer damages.

Couple sue Carrier Corporation, Appliance Guy over appliances

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2013

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County couple are suing Carrier Corporation and the Appliance Guy after the appliances they purchased were defective.

Couple sue Cequel III Communications for work injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2013

NeelyCHARLESTON - A Nitro man and his wife are suing Cequel III Communications after he was injured while working.

Coal River Mining accused of discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2013

CHARLESTON - A former employee is suing Coal River Mining for discriminating against him and terminating his employment.

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