News from January 2014

Cabela's hit with slip-and-fall lawsuit

By Whitney Brakken | Jan 2, 2014

WHEELING - A Weirton resident is suing after allegedly sustaining injuries while shopping at Cabela's.

Morrisey, other AGs pen letter about ACA changes

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 2, 2014

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a response to a proposed federal rule about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Morrisey's office sues debt settlement company

By Bryan Cohen | Jan 2, 2014

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a lawsuit Thursday against a Nevada debt settlement company based in Chicago that allegedly violated state consumer protection laws.

Speedway removes slip-and-fall case, says more than $75K at stake

By John O'Brien | Jan 2, 2014

HUNTINGTON – Speedway LLC has removed a personal injury lawsuit against it to federal court, arguing the plaintiff is seeking more than $75,000.

Hey, hey, EPA, how many jobs did you kill today?

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 3, 2014

It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when the EPA began to shift its focus from environmental protection to economic destruction, but the change now is too obvious to be denied or ignored. From the war on fossil fuels to the war on industry to the war on agriculture, it’s clear that this agency has unilaterally redefined its mission and declared the productive American citizen its enemy.

Walmart removes personal injury lawsuit to federal court

By John O'Brien | Jan 3, 2014

HUNTINGTON – Walmart has removed a personal injury lawsuit from Wayne County Circuit Court to federal court in Huntington.

Federal court says law firm, coal company didn't commit fraud on the court

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 6, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. – The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled that the Jackson Kelly law firm and Elk Run Coal Co. did not commit fraud on the court regarding the denial of a deceased miner’s black lung claims.

PERSONNEL FILE: Jackson Kelly announces election of new Executive Committee members

By Staff reports | Jan 6, 2014

CHARLESTON – Jackson Kelly attorneys Jessica Alsop and Robert F. Duncan have been elected to three year terms on the Firm’s Executive Committee effective Jan. 1.

PERSONNEL FILE: Robert Rodecker joins Kay Casto & Chaney

By Staff reports | Jan 6, 2014

CHARLESTON -- Kay Casto & Chaney has announced that Robert R. Rodecker has joined its Charleston office.

PERSONNEL FILE: Steptoe & Johnson CIO honored

By Staff reports | Jan 6, 2014

BRIDGEPORT – Steptoe & Johnson Chief Information Officer Andrew Z. Adkins III has been named to the inaugural 2013 Legal Business Trailblazers and Pioneers by the National Law Journal.

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