News from January 2016

Man alleges Golden Gate nursing home to blame for relative's death

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

CHARLESTON – A man is suing a nursing home following the alleged negligence of the staff, which resulted in the injury -- and ultimate death -- of his elderly relative.

Hauling Reorganization accused of not paying OT

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

CHARLESTON — A man is suing his employer alleging illegal practices that included depriving the employees of overtime pay.

Marmet Center accused of neglect, abuse in patient's death

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 3, 2016

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing over the treatment her father received while in the care of a nursing home, alleging neglect and abuse. 

ASI accused of firing man over worker's comp claim

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

CHARLESTON — A man is suing his former employer after he allegedly was terminated because he filed for worker's compensation.

Ohio Cat alleges Red Eagle Enterprises failed to deliver as promised

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE — An Ohio firm is suing a contracted company in Hico alleging breach of contract for failure to deliver services.

W.V. American Water Company faces suit over harmful chemicals

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

CHARLESTON — Charleston residents are suing a local water company alleging they ingested dangerous amounts of harmful chemicals in their water.

Thomas Memorial Hospital allegedly negligent in slip-and-fall case

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

CHARLESTON — A woman is suing a South Charleston hospital, alleging negligence, after she encountered a slippery substance that caused her to fall.  

WVU physician allegedly negligent in patient's death

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

CHARLESTON — A woman is suing a physician and his employer, alleging that his negligence to recognize her husband's severe and unstable condition caused his death.

Former employee alleges Save-A-Lot violated Human Rights Act

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

CHARLESTON — A woman is suing a local grocery chain after she suffered a workplace incident, which allegedly resulted in her being discriminated against and ultimately terminated.

State Electric Supply named in alleged sexual harassment case

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

CHARLESTON — A man is suing a local electrical supply company after he allegedly was sexually harassed while working for the business.

Rabel Development blamed for flood damage to woman's home

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

CHARLESTON — A woman is suing a development company over damages caused by a flood, and the allegedly negligence of the corporation to repair and prevent such problems.

Kroger allegedly to blame for woman's injuries in fall

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

LOGAN — A woman is suing a national grocery chain after she allegedly tripped over a protruding object in one of its stores and fell.

Thomas Memorial Hospital sued over negligence claims after woman's death

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 4, 2016

CHARLESTON – A Scott Depot woman is suing the Herbert J. Thomas Memorial Hospital over claims that a Kanawha County woman's death could have been prevented.

Women sue Community Action of South Eastern West Virginia, alleging unlawful termination

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 4, 2016

PRINCETON – Two women are suing their former place of employment after they allege that the company participated in unethical business practices and fired them after reporting it.

Man claims he was fired for requesting workers' compensation

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 4, 2016

CHARLESTON – A man is suing his employer after her claims he was fired because of his request for workers' compensation.

Man accuses CAMC of negligence in woman's death

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 4, 2016

CHARLESTON – A man is suing the Charleston Area Medical Center following the death of his decedent, alleging that the center was negligent in failing to provide the medical attention required.

Applebee's worker says she was victim of sexual hostility

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 4, 2016

CHARLESTON – A woman in seeking compensation after she claims she was not protected from sexual hostility in the workplace.

Couple sues Mingo Logan Coal for man's work injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 4, 2016

CHARLESTON – A couple is suing Mingo Logan Coal Company after they claim injuries were sustained on its premises. Arch Coal Inc. and Willie Barker were also named as defendants in the suit. Jeremy Vance was employed as a coal miner at the Mountaineer II mine in Logan when he was seriously and permanently injured at the mine on April 1, according to a complaint filed in Boone Circuit Court and removed to federal court. Vance and his wife, Melissa Vance, claim Jeremy Vance was installing roof b

Pittsburgh woman sues Lenzner Coach for injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 4, 2016

WHEELING – A Pittsburgh woman is suing Lenzner Coach USA after she claims she was injured while on one of its buses. On July 19, 2014, Veronica Robinson was a passenger on the defendant’s vehicle, operated by an unknown bus driver, traveling along Virginia Avenue in Wheeling, according to a complaint filed in Ohio Circuit Court and removed to federal court. Robinson claims at the time that the vehicle was traveling on Virginia Avenue, the bus driver was speeding, driving erratically and failed

Man blames Elite Coal for work injuries, termination

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 4, 2016

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Elite Coal Services after he claims he suffered injuries while working and was wrongfully terminated from his employment. Joshua Hatfield was employed by Elite as an underground coal miner earning approximately $21.50 per hour and was terminated from his employment on Aug. 29, according to a complaint filed in Boone Circuit Court and removed to federal court. Hatfield claims on Aug. 22, during the course and scope of his employment, he was working with a move crew f

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