News from May 2013

Couple sue Chase Bank for consumer credit act violations

By Kyla Asbury | May 1, 2013

WINFIELD - A couple are suing Chase Bank USA N.A. for violating the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act by allegedly attempting to collect on an alleged debt after they retained counsel.

Belle woman sues Burdette Camping Center for injuries

By Kyla Asbury | May 1, 2013

WINFIELD - A Belle woman is suing Burdette Camping Center Inc. for injuries she sustained from a runaway camper.

Judge: Sheriff can't be sued in official capacity over beating of suspect

By John O'Brien | May 1, 2013

The arrest of Mark Haines as seen from the dashcam of a police car. Then-Sheriff Bobby Shirley is alleged to have kicked Haines from the bed of the truck.

Genesis Healthcare accused of wrongfully terminating employment

By Kyla Asbury | May 1, 2013

CHARLESTON - A former employee is suing Genesis Healthcare LLC for allegedly wrongfully terminating her employment in retaliation for her attempting to protect whistle-blowing activities of another employee.

W.Va.'s Congressional delegation takes aim at EPA's permit process

By John O'Brien | May 1, 2013

The Spruce No. 1 Mine.Photo courtesy of Vivian Stockman/ Flyover courtesy of

Agriculture Dept. worker, fired over alleged sexual comments and material, loses appeal

By Nathan Bass | May 1, 2013

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has found no violation of rights in the dismissal of a state Department of Agriculture employee for his alleged inappropriate behavior.

Four complaints filed against Rio Grande for sexual harassment

By Kyla Asbury | May 2, 2013

CHARLESTON - Four former employees are suing Rio Grande Inc. after they claim they were sexually harassed by a convicted sex offender who was employed in its Charleston restaurant.

Woman sues In Touch & Concerned for mother's death

By Kyla Asbury | May 2, 2013

MORGANTOWN - A woman is suing In Touch and Concerned Inc. after she claims it is responsible for her mother's death due to one of its employees' negligent conduct.

Man sues State Police for car accident injuries

By Kyla Asbury | May 2, 2013

CHARLESTON - A Putnam County man is suing the West Virginia State Police for injuries he sustained in a car accident caused by one of its state troopers.

Woman says Hospitality Ventures responsible for her injuries

By Kyla Asbury | May 2, 2013

CHARLESTON - A Charleston woman is suing Hospitality Ventures LLC for injuries she sustained while on its property.

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