News from August 2014

United Dairy named in potential class action

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 1, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A man has filed a putative class action lawsuit, alleging a failure to timely pay employees after they were terminated.

Man claims he was not timely paid following termination

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 1, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A former maintenance engineer and supervisor alleges he was not timely paid after he was involuntarily terminated.

PERSONNEL FILE: Criswell joins Spilman Thomas & Battle

By Staff reports | Aug 1, 2014

CHARLESTON — Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC has announced that attorney Staci N. Criswell has joined the firm as Counsel, adding significant depth to the firm’s robust Private Client Services Industry Group.

Plant operator says machine crushed his hand

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 1, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A plant operator claims his hand was crushed after a machine malfunctioned.

PERSONNEL FILE: Oko-ogua named to Lawyers of Color hot list

By Staff reports | Aug 1, 2014

CHARLESTON – Bailey & Wyant PLLC is pleased to announce that Suleiman Oko-ogua has been named to Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual Hot List. The list recognizes early- to mid-career attorneys excelling in the legal profession.

Mingo magistrate says she was slandered

By Chris Dickerson and Kelly Holleran | Aug 1, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A Mingo County magistrate judge says she was slandered because of her stance against the corruption she claims was running rampant in the Mingo County Courthouse.

Local attorney, husband start new type of fun run

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 1, 2014

SOUTH CHARLESTON – A local attorney and her husband have started a business that they hope combines college loyalty and exercise into “the ultimate celebration of school spirit.”

Walker Machinery says recycling company owes money

By Matt Russell | Aug 4, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A recycling company is being sued for allegedly not paying most of an outstanding account.

Widow blames lumber company for husband's death

By Matt Russell | Aug 4, 2014

CHARLESTON -- The wife of a deceased man is suing after he allegedly was killed while trying to deliver lumber.

Beckley woman files suits after two accidents

By Matt Russell | Aug 4, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A Beckley woman is suing after allegedly being injured in two different vehicle accidents.

Ohio woman hurt by phone cord at hospital

By Matt Russell | Aug 4, 2014

CHARLESTON -- An Ohio woman is suing after she allegedly was injured while visiting her mother at a hospital.

Morrisey files contempt petition against bus company

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 4, 2014

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office says a bus company has violated a court order requiring it to refund money from a cancelled school field trip.

Kanawha County getting pro bono work in Plants case

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 5, 2014

HUNTINGTON — A prominent Southeastern law firm is providing pro bono services to Kanawha County in its bid to remove its prosecuting attorney from office.

Woman says she slipped, fell on floor mat at Go-Mart

By Matt Russell | Aug 5, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing after she allegedly tripped on a floor mat at a convenience store.

Woman blames KRT, driver for accident injuries

By Matt Russell | Aug 5, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing after allegedly being injured while a passenger on a public bus.

Estate blames hospital, doctors for negligent care of suicidal patient

By Matt Russell | Aug 5, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- The administrator of a deceased man's estate has filed suit against several medical professionals after they allegedly failed to provide proper psychiatric care.

Woman accuses American Eagle of having camera in changing room

By Matt Russell | Aug 5, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- A woman is suing after allegedly discovering a camera while using the changing room at a Barboursville clothing retailer.

Cabell deed dispute leads to lawsuit

By Matt Russell | Aug 6, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- A dispute over the deed to a lot in Huntington has led to a lawsuit.

Parents sue Cabell school board, mother for son's gym injury

By Matt Russell | Aug 6, 2014

HUNTINGTON – The parents of a student allegedly injured during gym class are suing.

Woman says she fractured tooth eating at Taco Bell

By Kelly Holleran | Aug 6, 2014

CHARLESTON – A woman claims she fractured a tooth when she bit on a rock hard substance in a piece of Taco Bell meat.

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