News from July 2014

Insurer says business owner forged name

By Melody Dareing | Jul 1, 2014

LOGAN -- An insurance company is suing an automotive group after the business owner allegedly signed a cancer patient’s name to life insurance paperwork.

Patient blames hospital for multiple surgeries

By Melody Dareing | Jul 1, 2014

PRINCETON -- A hospital patient is suing, claiming a misdiagnosis and failure to communicate complaints to her doctor resulted in multiple surgeries and a longer healing period.

Man claims Nitro officers beat him, kidnapped his child

By Melody Dareing | Jul 1, 2014

CHARLESTON -- A father is suing a city and three police officers on claims he was beaten in jail and they kidnapped his infant child.

Charleston officer says Huntington P.D. violated his civil rights

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 1, 2014

HUNTINGTON –A ranking Charleston police officer filed a federal complaint against a local police department and one of its officers, alleging civil rights violations.

Mylan taken to court over HIV drug patents

By Melody Dareing | Jul 1, 2014

CLARKSBURG – A leading Southern medical institution is suing a pharmaceutical company in a patent battle.

AstraZeneca says Mylan infringed on diabetes drug patent

By Melody Dareing | Jul 1, 2014

CLARKSBURG – A drug company is suing a pharmaceutical company in a patent issue involving medication for Type 2 diabetes.

Morrisey warns of credit card 'fix' scam

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 1, 2014

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginia consumers to be careful when receiving calls regarding their credit or debit cards being canceled or deactivated.

Woman blames employer, co-worker for head injury

By Matt Russell | Jul 2, 2014

PRINCETON -- A woman is suing her employer and a co-worker after allegedly suffering head injuries.

Rider blames ATV maker, dealer for injuries

By Matt Russell | Jul 2, 2014

PRINCETON -- A faulty part on an ATV is the alleged cause of an accident and injuries in a Mercer County filing.

Ohio woman files slip-and-fall suit against Mountaineer Park

By Annie Cosby | Jul 2, 2014

NEW CUMBERLAND – An Ohio woman is suing a race track and gaming resort, claiming she was injured in a restroom.

Passenger claims she fell out of moving truck

By Matt Russell | Jul 2, 2014

PRINCETON -- A trucking company is being sued after a passenger allegedly fell out of a moving truck and suffered serious injuries.

Man says Ford should pay for truck repairs

By Matt Russell | Jul 2, 2014

PRINCETON -- A Mercer County man is suing Ford, claiming the truck he purchased required multiple repairs that should be covered under warranty.

Man's estate accuses doctor of medical negligence

By Matt Russell | Jul 2, 2014

POINT PLEASANT – A doctor and his clinic face a lawsuit after the doctor allegedly failed to properly document a patient's treatment.

More than 100 business leaders attend Spilman symposium

By Staff reports | Jul 3, 2014

CHARLESTON — Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC says nearly 125 business leaders from the Mid-Atlantic region gathered June 27 for the law firm’s West Virginia SuperVision symposium, which focused on helping businesses prepare for what’s next in employment challenges.

PERSONNEL FILE: Martin & Seibert announce leadership change

By Staff reports | Jul 3, 2014

MARTINSBURG – Following a recent shareholders meeting, Martin & Seibert L.C. adopted a change in firm leadership.

Jackson Kelly adds Indiana firm via merger

By Staff reports | Jul 3, 2014

CHARLESTON – Jackson Kelly has announced that Rudolph, Fine, Porter and Johnson, LLP, of Evansville, Ind., has elected to merge its 20 person practice into the Firm, effective July 1, 2014.

PERSONNEL FILE: Three W.Va. Nelson Mullins attorneys recognized in Legal 500

By Staff reports | Jul 3, 2014

HUNTINGTON – Legal directory publisher The Legal 500 has recognized Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in two practice areas along with 10 attorneys, including three attorneys from the firm's Huntington office.

Oak Hill couple sue school board after wreck with bus

By Matt Russell | Jul 3, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE – An Oak Hill woman and her husband are suing after the wife was allegedly involved in a vehicle accident.

Woman slips on pile of sugar at Walmart

By Matt Russell | Jul 3, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE – Wal-Mart is being sued after a shopper allegedly slipped and fell.

Four suits claim WVAWC supplying contaminated water

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 3, 2014

CHARLESTON – Four recently filed lawsuits accuse West Virginia-American Water Company of providing contaminated drinking water for years.

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