News from February 2014

PPG wants injury case in federal court

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 3, 2014

WHEELING – A chemical manufacturer wants a Marshall County case filed against it moved to federal court.

Trio of judges to fill Pancake's vacancy for now

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 3, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- Now that Cabell Circuit Court Judge David Pancake's retirement has become official, it seems a trio of judges will handle his docket until a successor is appointed.

Morrisey lauds legislation for regular review of state agencies

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 3, 2014

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has lauded the introduction of a bill that would require all state agencies, departments and offices to undergo regular reviews and audits to ensure they are operating as intended.

Former employee says Alcon Research didn't pay final check

By Joel Brakken | Feb 3, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- A woman is suing her former employer, alleging she never was paid her last paycheck after being fired.

Company seeks court determination on retirement account

By Joel Brakken | Feb 3, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- A company is seeking court determination on payment of an employee's retirement account.

Trainee says Beckley PD unlawfully terminated him

By Ben Hart | Feb 3, 2014

BECKLEY -- A Raleigh County man is suing the Beckley Police Department, claiming unlawful termination.

Couple says company caused damage to their home

By Annie Cosby | Feb 3, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A couple is suing after they allege a home improvement company caused damage to their property.

Chiles, Nibert appointed to open judgeships

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 4, 2014

CHARLESTON -- Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has named two attorneys to open judgeships in western West Virginia.

Woman says flooring adhesive caused respiratory problems

By Annie Cosby | Feb 4, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing after developing respiratory problems from a toxic adhesive in flooring.

Psychologist sues state board of examiners after probation

By Annie Cosby | Feb 4, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A psychologist is suing after state board of examiners imposes unfair probation.

Woman says she wasn't paid wages by former employer

By Annie Cosby | Feb 4, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing after her employer failed to pay wages.

Woman files suit after fall at Dollar Tree

By Whitney Brakken | Feb 4, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- A Cabell County resident is suing after allegedly sustaining injuries while at a local Dollar Tree.

Estate of Putnam teen hit by train files wrongful death suit

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 4, 2014

WINFIELD -- The estate of a Putnam County teenager who was struck and killed while walking home on railroad tracks after school has sued CSX Transportation, the City of Hurricane and the Putnam County Board of Education.

St. Mary's hit with medical malpractice suit

By Whitney Brakken | Feb 5, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- A local healthcare provider faces suit after allegedly providing inadequate medical care, resulting in death.

Landlord says Camelot Photography didn't pay lease

By Whitney Brakken | Feb 5, 2014

HUNTINGTON -- A Cabell County business faces suit after allegedly breaching terms of a lease.

Couple accuses doctor of malpractice

By Ben Hart | Feb 5, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County couple is suing over claims the wife sustained injuries after receiving negligent care while in a West Virginia hospital.

Man says he didn't receive proper commission

By Ben Hart | Feb 5, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County man is suing a former employer, claiming he was denied payment of commissions earned.

Former employee says Waste Management discriminated against him

By Ben Hart | Feb 5, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County man is suing a former employer, claiming discrimination due to age and disability.

More lawsuits filed against W.Va. American Water

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 5, 2014

WINFIELD -- Nearly 20 water contamination lawsuits now have been filed exclusively listing West Virginia American Water Company as the defendant.

PERSONNEL FILE: Dinsmore partners honored for leadership

By Staff reports | Feb 6, 2014

CHARLESTON -- Two Partners from Dinsmore & Shohl’s Charleston office have been honored for their leadership initiatives.

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