News from August 2016

AG's office, other state agencies team to fight opioid use in high school sports

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 1, 2016

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is teaming with several state agencies to tackle the issue of opioid use in high school athletics.

Appalachian Bible College sues Foremost Industries for not making promised donation

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 1, 2016

BECKLEY – Appalachian Bible College is suing Foremost Industries Inc. after it claims the company failed to give a $4 million donation it promised the school.

Ally Financial accused of harassment in collecting alleged debt from couple

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 1, 2016

PINEVILLE – A Stephenson couple claims a bank repeatedly harassed them over an alleged debt.

Constellium Rolled Products Ravenswood accused of terminating man on medical leave

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 1, 2016

RIPLEY – A man alleges his Jackson County employer terminated him while he was on medical leave.

Resident alleges Ravenwood's sewer system caused damage to home

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 1, 2016

RIPLEY – A Ravenswood resident alleges a municipal sewer system failure caused damage to her home.

Property owner files suit for allegedly unpaid rent

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 1, 2016

MOOREFIELD – The owner of a property alleges several companies that leased it have not paid the rental fees.

Estate executor files suit against multiple entities after fatal pipeline accident

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 1, 2016

MOUNDSVILLE – The estate executor of a construction worker involved in a fatal accident near Moundsville has filed a suit against the decedent's employers and others.

We must graciously accept new president

By Christopher J. Regan | Aug 2, 2016

WHEELING – In 1993, before Bill Clinton stepped into the oval office, President George H.W.

Woman seeks to stop Reverse Mortgage Solutions from foreclosing on house

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 2, 2016

BECKLEY – A Beckley woman seeks to enjoin a foreclosure on her late mother's house.

Ethics charges filed against attorney who defeated longtime Nicholas Co. judge

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 2, 2016

CHARLESTON – An attorney who defeated a longtime Nicholas County circuit judge in May’s election is facing ethics charges over a flier sent to voters during the campaign.

Suit filed against health care providers over prescriptions allegedly given to woman

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 2, 2016

BECKLEY – A woman has filed suit alleging that health care providers departed from acceptable medical standards by prescribing medications that caused her daughter's death.

Minor, mother file suit alleging negligence, more after all-terrain vehicle accident

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 2, 2016

MOUNDSVILLE – A Benwood teen and her mother have filed a suit after the teen was injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident.

Mountain State Petroleum Inc. files alleging it is owed for fuel

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 2, 2016

LOGAN – A fuel provider alleges a Roderfield company has not paid for fuel.

Man claims Marlette Funding LLC made harassing phone calls to collect alleged debt

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 2, 2016

CHARLESTON – A consumer is accusing a debt collector of telephone harassment.

You can't have it both ways, Humphreys!

By The West Virginia Record | Aug 3, 2016

When the Upper Big Branch Mine exploded in 2010 and stock market prices for Massey Energy shares plummeted, Charleston’s James Humphreys & Associates filed a class action suit on behalf of Massey shareholders, arguing they should be compensated for financial losses.

Morrisey, others challenge EPA 'job-killing' oil and gas rule

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 3, 2016

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a coalition of 14 states and state agencies in filing suit against what he calls the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s job-killing attack on the nation’s oil and natural gas industry.

Business incubator looking for mentors, facilitators for classes

By Amanda Pair King | Aug 3, 2016

The West Virginia Hive is providing future business leaders with resources and work space to build the economy.

Judges dismiss lawsuit attempting to oust public officials

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 3, 2016

SUMMERSVILLE – A three-judge panel has ordered a lawsuit dismissed that attempted to remove two elected officials from office.

Verdunville driver accused of negligence after pedestrian accident in Logan

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 3, 2016

LOGAN – A Logan couple has filed suit against a Verdunville man alleging he struck the wife while she was crossing the street.

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