News from July 2016

Reynolds would continue Morrisey's EPA, bathroom directive fights

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 27, 2016

MORGANTOWN – The Democratic candidate for West Virginia Attorney General says he would continue Patrick Morrisey’s fight against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

WVU Board of Governors says Jacobs Facilities didn't honor warranty

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 27, 2016

MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia University Board of Governors is suing Jacobs Facilities Inc. after it claims the corporation breached its contract by failing to honor warranty.

Lawsuit alleging injury at Chief Logan State Park transferred to Logan County

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 27, 2016

LOGAN – A lawsuit alleging injuries at Chief Logan State Park originally filed in Kanawha Circuit Court has been transferred to Logan Circuit Court.

Three lawsuits accuse Lincoln County Sheriff of negligence

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 27, 2016

CHARLESTON – Three lawsuits were filed against Lincoln County Sheriff Ken Farley after the plaintiffs claim he was negligent in allowing a deputy to obtain information under false pretenses.

Man claims wet floor in store led to head injury

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 27, 2016

PHILIPPI — A customer is suing Family Dollar Stores of West Virginia Inc., a retail store operator, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Man says insurance providers breached contract

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 27, 2016

BECKLEY — A homeowner is suing Erie Insurance Property & Casualty and Pat Reed Insurance Inc., insurance providers, citing alleged breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation.

Woman blames driver for rear-end collision

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 27, 2016

POINT PLEASANT — A woman is suing fellow motorist Jesse Reynolds, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Ohio company claims unjust enrichment

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 27, 2016

BECKLEY — An Ohio corporation is suing Orchard Coal Company and Regan & Sierra Management LLC, citing alleged unjust enrichment.

Certified nursing assistant claims retaliatory termination

By The West Virginia Record | Jul 27, 2016

WHEELING — A certified nursing assistant is suing Good Shepherd Nursing Home LLC, a former employer, citing alleged wrongful termination.

Eastern West Virginia counties top list of local economic investment

By Carrie Salls | Jul 28, 2016

MARTINSBURG – Berkeley County topped the list of West Virginia counties receiving the greatest amount of investment in their local economies, as revealed by financial technology company SmartAsset’s recently completed second annual study on the issue.

W.Va, other states reach agreement in grocery store merger

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 28, 2016

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and five other states have reached an agreement pertaining to the impending merger of two corporations that individually operate competing grocery store chains – Martin’s and Food Lion – in the state’s eastern Panhandle.

Partnership between AG, U.S. Attorney prosecutes Maryland heroin dealer

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 28, 2016

MARTINSBURG — A Maryland man will spend nearly two years in federal prison thanks to a partnership between West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and U.S.

AG's office says Putnam Co. roofing company didn't finish jobs

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 28, 2016

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed suit against a Putnam County construction company.

AG's office announces August mobile office hours in Metro Valley

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 28, 2016

CHARLESTON — A consumer representative from West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office will hold public events during August throughout Cabell, Kanawha, Putnam and Wayne counties.

AG's office files suit against Logan Co. cemetery monument company

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 28, 2016

LOGAN – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office has filed a lawsuit against a Logan County headstone seller for failing to deliver on his business promises.

Man says Orders Construction Company for sexual abuse by employee

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 28, 2016

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man is suing Orders Construction Company after he claims he was sexually abused by an employee.

Man sues Blue Creek Mining for wrongful termination

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 28, 2016

CHARLESTON – A Mingo County man is suing Blue Creek Mining for wrongfully terminating his employment.

Woman seeks compensation for denied benefits

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 28, 2016

BECKLEY — A woman is suing Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, d/b/a CNA Group Life Assurance Company, alleging that she was wrongly denied long-term disability benefits.

Motorist says carelessness caused injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 28, 2016

PRINCETON — A motorist is suing Bluefield resident Zachary Keith Brewster and his insurer, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Homeowners claim granite installer failed to do job right

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 28, 2016

MOUNDSVILLE — Two homeowners are suing Quarry Granite Fabrication a/k/a Quarry Granite Fabricators, a granite installer, citing alleged fraudulent misrepresentation.

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