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DOJ, EPA settle with DuPont

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency have announced a settlement with E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company to resolve allegations of pollution law violations at its Kanawha County facility.

Fayette Co. woman blames hospital for son's brain injury

BECKLEY – A Fayette County woman is suing over claims her son sustained permanent brain injury due to the nursing staff's negligence in his delivery.

Wyoming Co. woman says she was injured in tavern

PINEVILLE -- A Wyoming County woman is suing over claims she was injured on the stairs of a tavern.

Family says ATV was defective

PINEVILLE – A Wyoming County family is suing over claims they were sold a faulty 4x4 vehicle.

Miners file age discrimination suits

MADISON -- Three West Virginia men are suing over claims their employment was terminated based upon their age.

W.Va. no longer an anti-arbitration state, attorney/blogger says

CHARLESTON – In the past year, the West Virginia Supreme Court has issued three decisions that signify a potential shift in the state’s stance toward arbitration agreements.

Former Cabell Co. deputy claims she was fired because of her sex

HUNTINGTON – A former Cabell County deputy sheriff is claiming, in a federal lawsuit, that she was “unlawfully terminated” from her job.

Princeton nursing home blamed for woman's injuries, death

PRINCETON – A Peterstown woman is suing over claims her mother was injured in a nursing home, and the injuries led to her death.

Mercer Co. store says it was wrongly evicted

PRINCETON – A Mercer County company is suing over claims it was wrongly evicted when its lessors sold the property upon which it operated a store.

Rent dispute, changed locks results in lawsuit

WINFIELD – A Putnam County company is suing over claims its landlord changed the locks after a rent dispute.

Raleigh woman says Big Sandy wouldn't honor TV warranty

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County woman is suing over claims a store refuses to honor a warranty on a high-definition television.

AEP named in 77 exposure lawsuits

POINT PLEASANT – Amerian Electric Power has been named as a defendant in a host of lawsuits claiming exposure to dangerous chemicals in coal waste.

W.Va, Ky. AGs want court to speed up EPA suit

ASHLAND, Ky. – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and AGs from 11 other states filed a motion Wednesday to expedite the process on a lawsuit they filed against the Environmental Protection Agency last month.

Sometimes being progressive means turning around

“We all want progress. But progress means getting nearer to the place where you want to be. And if you have taken a wrong turning, then to go forward does not get you any nearer. If you are on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; and in that case the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive man.” – C.S. Lewis

Driver blames EMTs, company for I-64 wreck

BECKLEY – A Fayette County emergency medical technician is suing over claims she was injured in a collision on Interstate 64 in Virginia.

Former employee accuses Suddenlink of discrimination

PRINCETON – A man is suing over claims he was fired from his job after being diagnosed with arthritis.

Putnam company says it wasn't paid for well work

WINFIELD – A Putnam County company is suing over claims it was not paid for work performed and materials provided in several construction projects.

Woman sues hospital after fall during her stay

PRINCETON – A woman is suing over claims she was injured when she fell in a hospital and staff failed to hear her call for help.

Putnam Co. woman accuses Keith's Kitchen of sexual discrimination

WINFIELD – A Putnam County woman is suing over claims she was terminated from her job after proclaiming her intent to get married.

Company accuses Whittaker companies of illegal timbering

BECKLEY – Powerball winner Jack Whittaker has found himself as a defendant in another lawsuit, this time for allegedly illegal timbering and other contracting work.