News from March 2015

'Trinkets bill' headed to governor

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 2, 2015

CHARLESTON – A bill preventing elected officials from using public funds to place their name or likeness on items is headed to the governor's desk.

Little General hit with slip-and-fall suit

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 2, 2015

A store customer has sued a retail outfit, alleging negligence.

Woman says she tripped on concrete at Kroger

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 2, 2015

BECKLEY – A Beaver resident has sued a retail company and its landlord for personal injury.

Woman accuses Rock Branch Mechanical of age discrimination

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 2, 2015

WINFIELD – A Kanawha County woman has sued her employer for alleged age discrimination.

Worker sues employer for two-time termination

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 2, 2015

WINFIELD – A Putnam County man has sued his employer for alleged discriminatory actions.

Contractor claims customer breached contract

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 2, 2015

KINGWOOD – A West Virginia general contracting business recently sued a customer for an alleged breach of contract for work performed.

Mother blames school board for son's injuries

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 2, 2015

WHEELING – A Wheeling mother has brought suit against the local school district on her child’s behalf, alleging an assault.

AG's office offers tips to prevent scams

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 2, 2015

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has unveiled the top areas of scam complaints in 2014 and provided tips for consumers so they can avoid being taken advantage of by unscrupulous people.

Man says new Dodge was defective

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 3, 2015

PRINCETON – A Mercer County resident has sued an auto manufacturer and dealer for alleged breach of contract.

W.Va. House members introduce EPA bill

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Mar 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia’s entire U.S. House of Representatives delegation has re-introduced a bill that looks to stop the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s “unprecedented” overreach.

Ohio woman says she was injured on hospital sidewalk

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 3, 2015

WHEELING – An Ohio resident has sued a medical clinic, alleging negligence for injuries incurred.

Montana firm seeks payment from Wheeling company

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 3, 2015

WHEELING – A Montana firm has sued an Ohio County company for alleged breach of contract for services rendered.

Couple files suit over Mineral Co. accident

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 3, 2015

KEYSER – A Pendleton County couple has filed suit against a transportation company for alleged negligence in a 2013 traffic accident.

Woman blames city for negligence in responding to fire

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 3, 2015

WHEELING – An Ohio County woman has sued the City of Wheeling for alleged negligence.

Couple says truck they bought was a lemon

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 3, 2015

PRINCETON – A Raleigh County couple has sued an automotive dealer and two financial firms, alleging violation of consumer law in a vehicle purchase agreement.

Man blames convenience store for injuries

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 3, 2015

PRINCETON – A Mercer County man has filed suit against a convenience store for alleged negligence in a May 2014 incident.

Logan Co. mine dump truck accident results in lawsuit

By Carol Ostrow | Mar 3, 2015

LOGAN – A Logan County couple has filed suit against three companies, claiming negligence in a personal injury case, which allegedly occurred in a Feb. 2013 accident.

PERSONNEL FILE: Shuman McCuskey and Slicer lawyers honored

By Staff reports | Mar 4, 2015

CHARLESTON – Shuman, McCuskey and Slicer PLLC has been recognized by Fortune Magazine and American Lawyer Media as a “Top Ranked Law Firm™” for 2015.

PERSONNEL FILE: Steptoe & Johnson announces promotions

By Staff reports | Mar 4, 2015

BRIDGEPORT – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is pleased to announce that four West Virginia attorneys have been promoted to Of Counsel status. The new Of Counsels represent four of Steptoe & Johnson’s six West Virginia offices.

Infrastructure still needed for energy job growth

By Shelley Moore Capito | Mar 4, 2015

WASHINGTON – President Obama’s veto of the bipartisan Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act this week is extremely disappointing.

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