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State Police settles false arrest suit for $50K

MARTINSBURG – A Berkeley County man’s four-year old lawsuit against the West Virginia State Police has come to end.

CIVIL FILINGS: Jefferson County

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CIVIL FILINGS: Monongalia County

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CIVIL FILINGS: Putnam County

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CIVIL FILINGS: Cabell County

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CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

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THEIR VIEW: NLRB recess appointments ruling an important one


Settling baseless lawsuits only encourages more of them

Famed social scientist James Q. Wilson died just shy of a year ago. One of his greatest contributions to the world he left behind is the “broken windows” theory of law enforcement: the idea that communities should concentrate on the small breakdowns in civil order and correct them before they escalate into worse problems.

Lawsuit claims ambulance at fault for crash

MADISON – A Boone County couple are alleging they were harmed by people paid to help them.

Former employee sues Family Dollar, alleges sexual harassment

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Family Dollar Corporation, Inc., after she claims she was sexually harassed by a supervisor.

Parents sue Pierson Lumber Company for car accident

CHARLESTON – The parents of a minor are suing Pierson Lumber Company, Inc. for allegedly causing an accident that caused injuries.

Man says Trans Energy breached contract

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Trans Energy, Inc., after he claims it breached its contract with him by refusing to sell the company after they agreed to.

Kroger sued again over parking lot

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing the Kroger Co. after she says her purse was taken from her in its parking lot.

Judge: Lawsuit over newborn's death filed too late

BECKLEY – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against Raleigh General Hospital and a doctor who were blamed for the death of a newborn.

Judge sets aside portion of verdict in sexual misconduct suit

CHARLESTON – Finding that one of its home confinement officers had adequate training and knew the boundaries of acceptable behavior, a judge has set aside the portion of a jury’s verdict returned against Logan County officials in a woman’s civil rights suit.

Wood Commission settles drug court participant’s sexual harassment suit


Lawsuit: Sunrise Pre-Owned Automall prepared confusing contract

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Sunrise Pre-Owned Automall, Inc., after she claims it breached its contract with her.

Chiropractor says Health Plan of the Upper Ohio Valley refused to reimburse him

MOUNDSVILLE – A man is suing the Health Plan of the Upper Ohio Valley, Inc., claiming it owes him more than $450,000.

Woman says she was fired because she was pregnant

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Dunbar Center for wrongfully terminating her employment because of her pregnancy.