News from May 2014

PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman attorney named W.Va. Bar Foundation Fellow

By Staff reports | May 1, 2014

CHARLESTON -- Spilman Thomas & Battle attorney Heather Heiskell Jones has been named a West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellow.

Medical worker says she was wrongly fired

By Melody Dareing | May 1, 2014

WINFIELD -- A medical services worker is suing her employer after they terminated her when she had a knee injury.

Mine injury results in lawsuit against Arch Coal

By Melody Dareing | May 1, 2014

BECKLEY -- A coal worker is suing his employers after he sustained an injury at work.

Homeowners says builders won't honor contract

By Melody Dareing | May 1, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE -- Homeowners are suing a builder after they weren’t happy with their house.

Couple sues trucking company after accident

By Melody Dareing | May 1, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE -- A couple is suing a truck driver and the companies he works for after he collided with their vehicle, causing injuries.

Car dealer sued for causing accident

By Annie Cosby | May 1, 2014

MOUNDSVILLE -- A Marshall County couple is suing over claims the husband and their son were injured in a collision in Moundsville.

Ambassadors for Justice celebrates good kids

By Booth Goodwin | May 1, 2014

CHARLESTON -- Teenagers today face a mountain of challenges and temptations, as those of us with kids and grandkids are painfully aware.

What happens when judges have bad judgment?

By The West Virginia Record | May 1, 2014

Ever wonder what’s going on in judges’ chambers during recess?

Goodwin announces record drug take-back haul

By Chris Dickerson | May 1, 2014

CHARLESTON -- U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Resident Agent in Charge Suzan Williamson have announced that Saturday's Prescription Drug Take-Back event collected a total of 6,211 pounds of unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs from citizens and households across West Virginia.

PERSONNEL FILE: Bordas & Bordas opens office in Moundsville

By Staff reports | May 1, 2014

MOUNDSVILLE -- Bordas & Bordas continues to grow with the opening of a third office in Moundsville.

Morrisey warns of advanced fee loan scam

By Chris Dickerson | May 1, 2014

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has issued a warning to West Virginia consumers about a loan scam going on in the Mountain State in which a company offers to provide a loan to a customer, but demands an upfront processing payment using a prepaid debit card.

Woman sues after son dies in Tough Mudder event

By Annie Cosby | May 1, 2014

MOUNDSVILLE -- A Maryland woman is suing over claims her son was killed in a Tough Mudder event due to the negligence of organizers.

PERSONNEL FILE: Martin & Seibert welcomes two new attorneys

By Staff reports | May 2, 2014

MARTINSBURG -- Martin & Seibert is pleased to announce that Lisa L. Lilly and Christopher L. LaFon have joined the firm’s litigation team.

Former Justice Spike Maynard dies

By Chris Dickerson | May 2, 2014

CHARLESTON — Former state Supreme Court Justice Elliott “Spike” Maynard has died. He was 71.

Wilfong disqualified from hearing cases involving prosecutor's office

By Chris Dickerson | May 2, 2014

CHARLESTON -- Randolph Circuit Judge Jaymie Wilfong has been disqualified from hearing any cases involving the Randolph County Prosecutor’s Office.

Business says mine supply company owes $13K

By Ben Hart | May 5, 2014

BECKLEY -- A West Virginia business is suing another company, claiming it failed to pay for products purchased.

Delivery man says he was injured on the job

By Annie Cosby | May 5, 2014

WHEELING -- A Harrison County man is suing over claims he was injured while working as a delivery man for a drilling company.

Woman claims ER doctors to blame for husband's death

By Annie Cosby | May 5, 2014

WHEELING -- A Ohio County woman is suing over claims her husband's death was caused by the negligence of emergency room doctors.

Tire comes off car, woman files suit

By Whitney Brakken | May 5, 2014

NEW CUMBERLAND -- A New Cumberland resident is suing after a tire detached from her vehicle while she was driving.

Whittaker won't pay reward for missing ring, suit claims

By Chris Dickerson | May 5, 2014

BECKLEY -- Jack Whittaker, who won a then-record $314 million Powerball lottery jackpot in 2002, has been sued for failing to pay a $10,000 reward for a lost ring.

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