News from July 2013

Court upholds firing of prison worker who gave keys to inmate

By Nathan Bass | Jul 1, 2013

CHARLESTON – A state correctional facility medical assistant lost in her appeal to the state Supreme Court when the court found her claim of retaliatory discharge was not supported by any substantial West Virginia public policy.

Target settles slip-and-fall

By John O'Brien | Jul 1, 2013

CHARLESTON – Target Corporation has settled a slip-and-fall lawsuit filed against it in September.

North American Land paid in full by SC decision

By Nathan Bass | Jul 2, 2013

CHARLESTON – A land company involved in a dispute over excavation of a site it had sold will be paid in full after the state Supreme Court ruled that the company had “substantially complied in all material respects with its obligation under the contract.”

Former JPMorgan Chase worker loses constructive discharge claim

By Nathan Bass | Jul 2, 2013

CHARLESTON – A Brooke County bank worker who alleged that intolerable work conditions forced her to resign has lost her appeal to the state Supreme Court.

Court rules against widow of Charleston policeman

By Nathan Bass | Jul 2, 2013

CHARLESTON – The widow of a Charleston policeman who was killed in the line of duty when he was struck by another policeman’s bullet at the conclusion of a car chase has failed in her attempt to have the city’s automobile underinsured motorist insurance coverage effective in regard to her wrongful death claim.

Massey personal injury lawsuit settled

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 3, 2013

MADISON - A lawsuit against Massey Energy Company regarding the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster was settled and dismissed from Boone Circuit Court in October.

Massey Energy settled lawsuit last June

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 3, 2013

MADISON - A lawsuit involving an hourly miner operator who was injured during the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion was settled and dismissed last year.

Upper Big Branch mine lawsuit settled

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 3, 2013

MADISON - A lawsuit involving a contract worker who was injured during the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion has been settled and dismissed.

Lawsuit over Danville sidewalk settled

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 3, 2013

MADISON - A personal injury lawsuit against the City of Danville has been settled and dismissed.

Settlement over alleged go-cart accident worth $30K

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 3, 2013

CHARLESTON - A $30,000 settlement was reached in 2011 in a lawsuit against Southridge Grand Prix and Family Fun Center LLC.

Man sues construction company, others for 'unsightly' stucco

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 8, 2013

HUNTINGTON - A Huntington man is suing Combs Construction Company Inc. after he claims the stucco it installed on his residence was "unsightly."

Man says Huntington caused him to be disqualified from Housing Authority

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 8, 2013

HUNTINGTON - A man is suing the City of Huntington after he claims the police department reported false information to the Huntington Housing Authority that caused him to be disqualified from the program.

Man names 154 defendants in asbestos suit

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 9, 2013

CHARLESTON - A St. Albans man is suing 154 companies he claims are responsible for his lung cancer diagnosis.

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