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Bringing the legal system to light. Our weekly newsletter sheds light on the lawsuits, people, and organizations that continually clog the legal system in West Virginia.
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CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has suspended, without pay, the Randolph County judge who admitted to a two-year affair for the rest of her current term on the bench.
MADISON – A Boone County man is suing over claims he was fired for discussing safety concerns with state mine inspectors.
MADISON – A Boone County woman is suing over claims her doctors negligently failed to perform genetic testing that should have been necessary due to her family history of cancer.
MADISON – A Boone County woman is suing over claims she was injured after slipping on the wet floor of a store.
MADISON – A Boone County couple is suing over claims their minor daughter ate ice cream that contained metal shavings.
CHARLESTON – Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants says he will not appeal a panel's ruling to remove him from office.
MADISON – A Boone County woman is suing over claims her property was damaged by nearby mining operations.
CLAY – A Clay County man is suing over claims he was trapped for seven hours in a crack in the earth on his property allegedly caused by nearby mining activity.
FAYETTEVILLE – A Fayette County woman is filing to take a deposition for testimony over claims her cancer was misdiagnosed by her doctor.
FAYETTEVILLE – A Calhoun County couple is suing over claims their vehicle was driven off the road when an ambulance allegedly nearly caused a collision changing lanes.
FAYETTEVILLE – A Fayette County family is suing over claims a kindergartner was struck by a teacher.
CHARLESTON – For the first time since the 1950s, West Virginia soon will have a Republican in the U.S. Senate.
CHARLESTON – On Monday, a day before Election Day, a federal judge issued a consent decree allowing resubmitted absentee ballots to be counted in the race for House District 35.
CHARLESTON – In addition to a Republican senator, West Virginia soon will three members of the GOP in the U.S. House of Representatives.
WINFIELD – A Putnam County judge has signed off on 13 orders against a former physician, making him liable for nearly $44 million in damages.
WASHINGTON – Some argue that Tuesday’s midterm elections – with Republicans regaining control of the U.S. Senate – signals a turnaround for America’s energy future.
CHARLESTON – In a lawsuit filed Monday, a Raleigh County laboratory alleges that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is “openly defying” an order by the state Environmental Quality Board allowing the lab to remain open.
FAYETTEVILLE – A company is suing over claims a Fayette County company is in default on payments for the purchase of a track loader.
ROMNEY – A Hampshire County woman is suing over claims she was injured while throwing away trash at an elementary school.
NEW CUMBERLAND – A Hancock County woman is suing over claims she was fired because she needed time off to deal with a difficult pregnancy.