News from July 2016

Virginia man accused of not paying rent

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 28, 2016

MOOREFIELD — A lawyer is suing Andrew R. Hammaker, a resident of Chesapeake, Virginia, citing alleged abandonment.

Landowner says power plant operators polluted property

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 28, 2016

NEW CUMBERLAND — A landowner is suing FirstEnergy Corporation, FirstEnergy Generation LLC and FirstEnergy Solutions Corporation, power generating plant operators, citing alleged reckless, willful and wanton conduct.

Senator stresses need for broadband access amid small business tour

By Carrie Salls | Jul 29, 2016

WHEELING – U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) began a tour of the state’s small businesses on July 21 in an effort to highlight West Virginia small businesses as a means to grow the economy.

AG, Board of Pharmacy create launch tool to help reduce opioid use

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 29, 2016

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and the state Board of Pharmacy have launched cutting-edge technology to help prescribers and pharmacists reduce opioid overprescription in the Mountain State.

Paramedic sues former employer following termination

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 29, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE — A paramedic is suing Priority Ambulance LLC, a former employer, citing alleged wrongful termination.

Father sues city and law enforcement officers

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 29, 2016

WHEELING — A father is suing Garrett Pugh, Doug Howell and the City of Wheeling, a municipal corporation and law enforcement officers, alleging assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent retention and hiring, negligent training and supervision, deliberate indifference and civil conspiracy.

Man sues California Casualty Management for acting in bad faith

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 29, 2016

WILLIAMSON – A Delbarton man is suing California Casualty Management Company after he claims it acted in bad faith when settling an uninsured motorist claim.

Couple sues Erie Insurance company for delay in payment

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 29, 2016

LOGAN – A Logan couple is suing Erie Insurance Property and Casualty Company after they delayed a Homeowners’ Insurance payment.

Raleigh judge revokes attorney’s bond

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 29, 2016

BECKLEY – Raleigh Circuit Judge Robert Burnside granted a motion to revoke Beckley attorney Richard E. Hardison Jr.’s bond after he was charged with an additional count of embezzlement this week.

Patient says surgeon's mistakes resulted in loss of kidney

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 29, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE — A patient is suing David F. Meriwether, M.D., a surgeon, alleging negligence in health care.

Woman sues financing companies, ex-husband

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 29, 2016

BECKLEY — A woman is suing Primerica Financial Services Inc., Princor Financial Services Corp. and Mark Robert Lively, financing companies and her former husband, citing alleged failure to effectuate equitable distribution.

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