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Supreme Court affirms dismissal of 2013 Shepherd assault lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Jun. 1, 2016, 8:19am

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

Kyla Asbury Jun. 1, 2016, 8:39am

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

Kyla Asbury Jun. 1, 2016, 9:06am

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

Robert Hadley Jun. 1, 2016, 8:16pm

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

Robert Hadley Jun. 1, 2016, 8:19pm

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

Robert Hadley Jun. 1, 2016, 8:23pm

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

Robert Hadley Jun. 1, 2016, 8:25pm

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

Robert Hadley Jun. 1, 2016, 8:29pm

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

Jun. 2, 2016, 7:56am

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

Kyla Asbury Jun. 2, 2016, 10:12am

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

Robert Hadley Jun. 2, 2016, 1:34pm

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

Robert Hadley Jun. 2, 2016, 1:39pm

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

Molly English-Bowers Jun. 2, 2016, 1:44pm

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

Robert Hadley Jun. 2, 2016, 1:54pm

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

Kyla Asbury Jun. 2, 2016, 1:55pm

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

Molly English-Bowers Jun. 2, 2016, 1:58pm

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

Molly English-Bowers Jun. 3, 2016, 12:04pm

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

Molly English-Bowers Jun. 3, 2016, 12:07pm

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

Robert Hadley Jun. 3, 2016, 12:14pm

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

Robert Hadley Jun. 3, 2016, 12:17pm

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