CHARLESTON – With the upcoming election in May, Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin has released TV advertisements with testimonials about his work developing and expanding the state’s Drug Court program.
News from April 2016
CHARLESTON – The state of West Virginia is suing a transport company for its alleged involvement in an accident that damaged a public bridge.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined six other states in urging the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw a proposed rule that could deal a significant blow to stock car and drag racing in West Virginia.
In a recent election by the American Law Institute, Vincent Cardi, a West Virginia University College of Law professor was chosen to be part of the institute.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is voicing his displeasure with a bill Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed that affects investigators from the AG's office.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman alleges her ex-employer effectively fired her after she underwent heart surgery six months into a new job.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man is suing a telemarketer for allegedly placing numerous harassing calls to his cell phone for no apparent reason.
CHARLESTON – A Putnam County couple is suing their insurer, claiming the company refused to settle a $100,000 claim for an auto wreck.
HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County man says he was fired after filing a Workers Compensation claim for work-related injuries.
HUNTINGTON – A 72-year-old Cabell County woman is suing her bank in an attempt to prevent foreclosure and make the monthly payments permanently more affordable.
HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County company is suing a customer for allegedly failing to pay for repair work performed on its fleet of commercial trucks and trailers.
HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County man is suing his former employer for allegedly firing him for taking a health-related leave of absence.
MOUNDSVILLE – A Marshall County woman is suing over allegations that health-care providers misdiagnosed her husband’s condition, leading to his death.
GRAFTON – A Taylor County man is suing a property owner and a utility company for injuries he allegedly suffered when a tree he felled with a chainsaw touched electrical lines.
CHARLESTON – Over the past several years, we in West Virginia have worked hard to create a strong education system and new opportunities for our students while developing workforce training programs to give our people the skills they need to find good-paying jobs.
PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Disability attorney Eric C. Conn was arrested Monday and is currently in the Pike County Detention Center and no bond has been set. Conn was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and is held for U.S. Marshals. He is being held on undisclosed federal charges.
BECKLEY – A federal judge says former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship doesn't have to pay $28 million in restitution. In her April 4 order, Judge Irene Berger said Blankenship doesn't have to pay Alpha Natural Resources back for the legal fees it paid at least seven former Massey employees, investigative expenses and fines in relation to the 2010 Upper Big Branch explosion in Raleigh County that killed 29 miners.
BECKLEY – A second woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Raleigh Heart Clinic due to an increased risk of bloodborne pathogens, including HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Cathy L. Mills, a resident of Raleigh County, claims she was a patient of the clinic on Sept. 24, 2014, according to a complaint filed March 25 in Raleigh Circuit Court.
BECKLEY – A Clear Fork woman is suing Jump Zone LLC after she claims it is responsible for her daughter’s injuries.