News from June 2013

Calif. attorney accused of misconduct in Mon County criminal case

By Lawrence Smith | Jun 3, 2013

CHARLESTON - A California attorney faces ethics charges for allegedly misleading a Monongalia County man that he could aid in his criminal case.

Allstate sued over offer to house hit by plane

By John O'Brien | Jun 4, 2013

MARTINSBURG – A Hedgesville couple says their home insurer won’t pay costs associated with a plane that crashed in their yard and struck their home.

Scheduling order filed in medical malpractice suit

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 4, 2013

POINT PLEASANT - A scheduling order has been filed in lawsuit in which a Point Pleasant man is suing Pleasant Valley Hospital Inc. for medical malpractice.

Supreme Court rules against businesses arguing AG can't hire private lawyers

By John O'Brien | Jun 4, 2013

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has ruled against companies that challenged the Attorney General’s Office’s practice of hiring private attorneys to represent the State.

Woman says Ocwen Loan Servicing wrongfully sent collection letters

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 4, 2013

HUNTINGTON - A woman is suing Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC after she claims it sent her collection letters that referenced a previously voided claim.

Man sues seven correctional officers over alleged assault

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 4, 2013

HUNTINGTON - A man is suing seven correctional officers after he was severely beaten while he was incarcerated at the Western Regional Jail.

Reclaimed mountaintop mine sites still polluting, groups claim

By John O'Brien | Jun 5, 2013

HUNTINGTON – Three environmental groups have filed lawsuits against three owners of reclaimed mountaintop removal mining sites, claiming the sites are still discharging toxic pollutants.

Cooper Industries to pay $340K to EPA for cleanup of Bluefield site

By John O'Brien | Jun 5, 2013

BLUEFIELD – Cooper Industries, a manufacturer of electrical products, will pay $340,000 to the federal Environmental Protection Agency under a consent decree filed May 23.

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