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37 companies sue Dominion Transmission, others for breach of fiduciary duty

MOUNDSVILLE – Thirty-seven companies are suing Dominion Transmission Inc. after they claim it and others breached their fiduciary duties.

Man sues Coal Country Clinic for negligence in posting YouTube video

BECKLEY – A man is suing Coal Country Clinic after he claims the clinic and Dr. Michael Kostenko posted a YouTube video of a lecture in which his name and person were seen in the video.

Raleigh County physician accuses CBS of defamation

BECKLEY – A Beckley physician is suing CBS Inc. after he claims it aired a news piece without contacting him and then maliciously edited an interview to fit the perception that he was a drug trafficker who owned and operated a pill mill in a second news piece.

Woman sues Bone & Joint Surgeons for negligence

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Bone & Joint Surgeons after she claims a podiatrist was negligent and caused her damages.

Mechanic says defendants responsible for injuries

BECKLEY — A mechanic is suing J.P. Techmical Services Inc., Pioneer Fuel Corporation and Alpha Natural Resources Services LLC, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman says debt collector violated law

CLARKSBURG — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against National Hospital Collections LLC, a debt collector, citing alleged invasion of privacy, unlawful collection practices and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Doctor accused of failing to diagnose cancer

BECKLEY — A couple's lawsuit against Ralph E. Simms, D.O., a medical doctor, cites alleged negligence.

Woman claims she contracted food poisoning at Fresh Seafood

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Fresh Seafoods Inc. after she claims she suffered from food poisoning after eating clam chowder.

Woman blames defendant for fall at Taco Bell

MORGANTOWN — A woman is suing Aarsand Management LLC d/b/a Taco Bell, a fast food chain, citing alleged negligence, failure to warn and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Lawyer sues Chapmanville attorney for failing to pay for services

CHARLESTON – An attorney is suing Benjamin F. White and his law office after she claims they failed to pay for services provided. Benjamin F. White-Attorney at Law PLLC also was named as a defendant in the suit. On Oct. 21, 2013, the defendants engaged the services of Sherri Goodman Reveal, who is doing business as Sherri D. Goodman/Goodman Advocacy, for the defendants to be represented by the plaintiff in a lawyer disciplinary matter, according to a complaint filed June 15 in Kanawha Circuit Co

Supplier says it hasn't received payment

WINFIELD — A supplier is suing Property Professionals Group LLC and Brandon Tulloh, a debtor and guarantor, citing alleged breach of contract and failure to pay for completed work.

Creditor claims bills unpaid

WHEELING — A creditor is suing Ohio Valley Fabrication & Energy Services Inc. and Taflan Steel & Welding Inc., debtor and guarantor respectively, citing alleged breach of contract and failure to pay for delivered goods.

Crawling child allegedly was hurt at day care

BECKLEY — A minor child and her mother are suing Rising Stars Childcare LLC, Lauren Leger and Wendy Combs, chid care providers, alleging negligence, breach of duty and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Public service district accused of negligence in flooding

WHEELING — A couple's lawsuit against Ohio County Public Service District and John Doe alleges negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent damages.

Woman says hospital responsible for fall

CHARLESTON — A Raleigh County resident is suing Charleston Hospital Inc., Saint Francis Hospital and Thomas Health System Inc., alleging negligence that resulted in injuries.

Woman says Ky. law firm included private info in legal documents

BECKLEY – A woman has filed a potential class action lawsuit against a Kentucky law firm claiming it “improperly and unlawfully” publicized confidential information about clients.

Jury awards $5.1M in second DuPont C-8 bellwether trial

COLUMBUS – A federal jury has awarded a college professor $5.1 million in the second DuPont C-8 bellwether trial.

Couple's lawsuit says employer forced termination

MOUNDSVILLE — A married couple's lawsuit against the wife's former employer, Retina Specialists PLLC and Dr. George Condax, and against insurer The Hartford Insurance Company cites alleged discrimination, violation of civil rights and wrongful or constructive termination.

Gaskins Law Group launches first-in-state practice focused on children

CHARLESTON — When Chelsea Walker-Gaskins passed the bar in 2013, she already knew a few things. First, she wanted to work for herself, and second, she wanted to focus on family law. She especially enjoyed working on cases involving children and realized that while many attorneys took such cases, no one seemed to focus exclusively on them.

Annual SuperVision Symposium covers latest In workplace laws

CHARLESTON – The annual SuperVision Symposium held July 1 brought more than 50 business and human resources professionals together in West Virginia to discuss the latest issues in workplace laws and conduct.