News from April 2014

Man says debt collector illegally charged him fees

By Whitney Brakken | Apr 1, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A construction worker is suing after a debt collector wrongfully charged fees.

Woman says Navy credit union used unlawful debt collection practices

By Annie Cosby | Apr 1, 2014

BECKLEY -- A Raleigh County woman is suing over claims a creditor engaged in unlawful debt collection practices.

Rental company says coal company owes nearly $19K

By Melody Dareing | Apr 1, 2014

BECKLEY -- A rental equipment company is suing a coal company over past due bills.

Raleigh Co. man accuses AT&T of debt harassment

By Ben Hart | Apr 1, 2014

BECKLEY -- A Raleigh County man is suing AT&T, claiming harassment.

Woman sues after falling in sink hole at cemetery

By Ben Hart | Apr 1, 2014

BECKLEY -- A Raleigh County woman is suing over claims she sustained serious injuries after falling in a sink hole at a cemetary.

Man says companies withdrew job offer

By Melody Dareing | Apr 1, 2014

PINEVILLE -- A man is suing two companies in the coal industry after they failed to hire him for a job they had promised him.

Calhoun, state school boards sued for removing spring break

By Whitney Brakken | Apr 2, 2014

CHARLESTON -- Two local boards of education face lawsuits for allegedly removing the spring break from the school calendar.

Former Pocahontas prosecutor indicted for embezzlement

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 2, 2014

MARLINTON – The former Pocahontas County prosecuting attorney has been indicted on felony charges of embezzlement.

Mother says Wyoming Co. agency, ex-husband abused her sons

By Whitney Brakken | Apr 2, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A mother of two sons is suing, alleging her children have been subjected to abuse.

Company says patent was violated

By Annie Cosby | Apr 2, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A patent company is suing over claims a real estate advertising software patent was infringed upon by several companies.

Power company sues over easement rights

By Annie Cosby | Apr 2, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- A power company is suing over claims a couple bought and built upon land granted to the company in a land easement in direct violation of said easement.

Marshall Board of Governors named in medical malpractice suit

By Annie Cosby | Apr 2, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- An Ohio woman is suing over claims surgery to remove her gallbladder was negligently performed by a West Virginia doctor.

Man says DuPont herbicide killed trees

By Annie Cosby | Apr 2, 2014

PRINCETON -- A Mercer County man is suing over claims a herbicide marketed as environmentally friendly actually causes the death of mature trees.

Marshall Co. man accuses officials of fraud, conspiracy

By Ben Hart | Apr 3, 2014

WHEELING -- A Marshall County man is suing the deputy commissioner of Marshall County and others for fraud and negligence.

Truck driver says he was laid off because of knee injury

By Melody Dareing | Apr 3, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A truck driver is suing a distribution company after he was laid off following a knee injury at work.

Man says prosthetics company caused pain, suffering

By Ben Hart | Apr 3, 2014

WHEELING -- A West Virginia man is suing a prosthetics company on claims their product caused him pain and suffering.

Morrisey warns of Medicare diabetes scams

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 3, 2014

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is alerting residents to a scam that appears to be circulating throughout the state and region in which a person receives an unsolicited telephone call offering free diabetes testing or other medical supplies.

CSX wants Putnam teen's death case in federal court

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 3, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- CSX Transportation has asked to remove a case involving a Putnam County tennager who was struck and killed while walking home on railroad tracks after school to federal court.

Federal judge limits those who can pursue Ford sudden acceleration claims

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- A federal judge has granted in part and denied in part Ford’s motion to dismiss in a class action lawsuit filed by consumers who claimed their Ford vehicles are vulnerable to sudden unintended acceleration.

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