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Supreme Court affirms dismissal of 2013 Shepherd assault lawsuit

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has affirmed a dismissal of a lawsuit alleging assault by Shepherd University and its police department in Jefferson Circuit Court.

Man sues United Technologies Corporation for telemarketing calls

CLARKSBURG – An Illinois man is suing United Technologies Corporation after he claims it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by calling him and invading his privacy.

Morrisey claims victory in property rights case before U.S. Supreme Court

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is claiming victory with a unanimous decision from the U.S.

Son blames mother’s health decline on facility’s negligence

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man says a nursing home’s alleged understaffing and lax supervision caused his 96-year-old mother to suffer catastrophic injuries that accelerated the decline in her overall health.

Class-action suit accuses mine of breaking employment law

BECKLEY – A Wyoming County miner says his former employer violated federal law by closing a mine and laying him and his co-workers off without giving 60 days' notice.

AutoZone wants to move wrongful termination suit to federal court

BECKLEY – Retailer AutoZone Inc. says a former employee’s retaliatory discharge case should be tried in federal court, rather than state court, where it was originally filed.

Company says six-figure payment is overdue on work performed at oil well

CHARLESTON – An excavation firm is suing a client in a dispute involving payment for work on an oil and gas project.

Driver faults another motorist for injury accident on Route 19

FAYETTEVILLE – A Fayette County woman is suing another driver and his insurance carrier for allegedly injuring her in a chain-reaction car wreck.

Robes to Schools program exposes students to judicial system

CHARLESTON – West Virginia’s only domestic violence court magistrate spent time last week speaking to elementary school children as part of the state’s Robes to School program.

Beckley attorney charged with felony embezzlement

BECKLEY – A Beckley attorney has been charged with felony embezzlement while he is continuing to await trial for other charges from 2012.

Ex-supervisor accuses energy company of wrongful discharge

CHARLESTON – A Roane County man is suing his former employer after he was fired for allegedly raising safety concerns.

Insurer seeks enforcement of ruling against Weirton deli

NEW CUMBERLAND – A Wisconsin insurance firm is suing a Weirton deli owner to collect damages that the plaintiff was awarded by an out-of-state court.

Plaintiff claims Prudence Auto Sales sold her a defective Hummer

FAYETTEVILLE – A Fayette County consumer is suing over a car dealer refusing to accept the return of a defective motor vehicle.

Food distributor accuses hotel chain of owing unpaid invoices

CHARLESTON – An Illinois food distributor is suing the parent company of a hotel chain operating in West Virginia in a dispute surrounding allegedly unpaid invoices.

State Supreme Court annuls Welch attorney’s law license

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued an annulment of a Welch attorney’s law license.

Potomac Edison claims negligent driver caused property damage

KEYSER – A West Virginia utility company is suing over damages to its property that allegedly occurred during a truck crash.

Nationwide seeks repayment of settlement after fire

WHEELING – An insurance company is suing to recover a payout it made to a restaurant after a fire that occurred due the defendant's alleged negligence.

Plaintiff claims former employer didn't pay her on time

WHEELING – An Ohio woman is suing her former employer for allegedly not providing her final paycheck within the statutory time frame.

Motorist accused of negligence in multi-vehicle crash

PRINCETON – A Mercer County couple who are the parents of a 13-year-old girl are suing another motorist for damages allegedly stemming from a multi-vehicle car wreck.

Contractor seeks payment for airport construction work

PRINCETON – A Mercer County contractor says the Mercer County Airport Authority Inc. failed to pay for work.