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Western Regional inmate says she was sexually harassed

CHARLESTON – An inmate at the Western Regional Jail alleges she was subjected to unwanted sexual advances by correctional officers.

Woman says job loss related to workers' comp claim

CHARLESTON – A woman alleges she was not adequately compensated for her work as a kitchen manager at Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon.

Man says he was fired because he's deaf

HUNTINGTON – A man has filed suit against his former employer, alleging he lost his job because he was deaf.

Couple blames home inspectors for missing roof problem

HUNTINGTON – Two Huntington residents have filed suit against the inspectors they hired before purchasing their home, saying the inspectors failed to reveal a costly roof problem.

Hospital valet alleges job loss due his age

HUNTINGTON – An elderly man alleges he was denied promotions and was eventually fired due to his age.

Justices say replacement candidate should be on ballot

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has ruled that a replacement House of Delegates candidate will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot in Kanawha County.

AG's office reminds consumers of IRS phone scam

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is reminding residents to be on guard against a phone scam in which a caller pretends to work for the Internal Revenue Service and threatens residents if they don’t pay a certain sum using a pre-paid debit card or money order.

Cabell business owner files complaint against Morrisey

CHARLESTON – A Cabell County business owner has filed an ethics complaint against state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

Tabit appointed as Kanawha circuit judge

CHARLESTON – Charleston attorney Joanna I. Tabit has been appointed as a Circuit Judge for Kanawha County.

Former inmate says he was abused by officers

HUNTINGTON – An inmate at the Western Regional Jail alleges correctional officers abused him while he was incarcerated.

Pair say they lost property after meth lab scare in apartment complex

HUNTINGTON – Two Cabell County residents have filed suit against the owners of the apartment complex, alleging they lost property when they were forced to leave due to a meth lab scare.

Former Loop Pharmacy worker blames job loss on sexual harassment

CHARLESTON – A woman says she was fired from her job after her supervisor allegedly repeatedly sexually harassed her.

The more we blame others, the more irresponsible we become

Scott Stevens liked to play the slots at  Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort so much that he embezzled $7 million from the company he worked for to do so.

Be aware, take action to prepare

CHARLESTON – West Virginians are known for coming together to support each other in times of need – whether to help communities recover from a disaster or through statewide volunteer projects as part of Day to Serve.

PERSONNEL FILE: Mahaney named to Board of Directors of USLAW NETWORK

HUNTINGTON – Huddleston Bolen has announced that J. H. Mahaney has been named to the Board of Directors of the USLAW NETWORK.

PERSONNEL FILE: Black, Bates Manno join Steptoe & Johnson

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Bonita K. Black and Rebecca Bates Manno have joined Steptoe & Johnson, broadening the firm’s presence in Louisville.

PERSONNEL FILE: Martin, Green charter members of Norhtern W.Va. Chapter of Federal Bar Association

MARTINSBURG – Clarence E. Martin III and Lisa A. Green of Martin & Seibert recently served as Charter Members for the newly recognized Northern District of West Virginia Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

PERSONNEL FILE: Bordas & Bordas expands to Pittsburgh

WHEELING – Bordas & Bordas has announced that beginning this month the firm will offer legal services in Pittsburgh.

PERSONNEL FILE: Yaussy joins Spilman Thomas & Battle

CHARLESTON – The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that environmental attorney David L. Yaussy joined the firm as member.

Justice Dept. settles with W.Va. developer about accessibility issues

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department says a West Virginia developer and entities affiliated with him have agreed to pay $110,000 and make approximately $1.7 million in retrofits required to remove accessibility barriers at 30 apartment complexes, involving more than 750 units in West Virginia.