News from June 2016

Worker blames termination on alleged age discrimination

By Robert Hadley | Jun 7, 2016

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County man is suing his former employer amid allegations he was wrongfully terminated based on his age.

Embattled funeral home director files lawsuit over purchase of business

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 8, 2016

WINFIELD – A Putnam County funeral home facing its own legal issues has filed a lawsuit against another funeral home and some family trusts for “tortuous interference with an advantageous business relationship,” interference with a contract and civil conspiracy.

WVU seeks to dismiss whistleblower lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 8, 2016

MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University is asking the court to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a former procurement officer who alleged he was fired for raising concerns about practices.

AGs, trial lawyers unite to abuse power

By Tiger Joyce | Jun 8, 2016

WASHINGTON – In recent months mainstream media outlets have offered only limited coverage of Orwellian efforts by progressive government officials to outlaw earnest questions about computer predicted climate catastrophes or costly policy proposals aimed at mitigating climate change.

Landlord claims deli owes $30K in back rent

By Robert Hadley | Jun 8, 2016

GRAFTON – A Taylor County landlord is suing a tenant to recover nearly $30,000 in allegedly unpaid rent.

Car issues prompt lemon law allegations

By Robert Hadley | Jun 8, 2016

PINEVILLE – A Wyoming County couple is suing auto giant Ford Motor Co. and its dealer, claiming they were knowingly sold a defective vehicle.

Bluefield claims leaseholder continues to deny access, accrue fines

By Molly English-Bowers | Jun 8, 2016

PRINCETON – A municipality is suing over a commercial leaseholder's alleged refusal to occupy an empty building and pay a fine based on that unoccupied status.

Alleged negligence blamed for truck driver’s crash injuries

By Robert Hadley | Jun 8, 2016

PRINCETON – A North Carolina man is suing another driver and his employers in connection with an alleged collision on Interstate 77 in Mercer County.

Bank seeks to recover damages in alleged default of promissory note

By Robert Hadley | Jun 8, 2016

PHILLIPI – A Barbour County bank is suing a business and its new owner to recover a $100,000 promissory note that is allegedly overdue.

Woman sues Ocwen Loan Servicing for breach of settlement agreement

By Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury | Jun 8, 2016

PRINCETON – A woman is suing is suing Ocwen Loan Services for breaching its settlement agreement with her.

Putnam couple sues Cabell Huntington Hospital for illegal debt collection

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 8, 2016

WINFIELD – A Winfield couple is suing Cabell Huntington Hospital after they claim it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act by illegally attempting to collect debt.

Ky. woman accuses Bill Cole Automall of hostile work environment, discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 8, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A Kentucky woman is suing Bill Cole Automall after she claims she was discriminated against and a hostile work environment forced her to leave her employment.

Couple accuses Cabell Huntington Hospital, MU BOG of medical negligence

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 8, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A couple is suing Cabell Huntington Hospital after they claim the hospital was negligent in his care.

Huntington couple says Radiology Inc. missed woman's brain tumor

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 8, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington couple is suing Radiology Inc. after they claim a physician missed a brain tumor on scans.

With 4th year a success, attorney's outdoor adventure camp looking toward the future

By Jamie Kelly | Jun 9, 2016

With more than 450 children in attendance for the fourth year of its one-day outdoor adventure camp, Beyond the Backyard, a charitable foundation started in 2008 by attorney Bobby Warner, is planning how to make the event bigger and better in the coming years.

Man sues Charleston Area Medical Center, Healthport Technologies for consumer credit violations

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 9, 2016

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Charleston Area Medical Center and Healthport Technologies LLC after he claims they violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. John Doe Billing Companies 1 through 10 were also named as defendants in the suit.

Attorney General seeks millions in unclaimed funds lawsuit against Delaware

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 9, 2016

CHARLESTON – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined a 21-state coalition in filing suit in the U.S.

Appeals court says inmate should have chance to prove rights were violated in penile implant surgery lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 9, 2016

CHARLESTON – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has sent a case for review, stating that the inmate should have a chance to prove his constitutional rights have been violated.

Driver cries foul over suspended license

By Robert Hadley | Jun 9, 2016

WHEELING – An Ohio County man is suing the West Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles in an attempt to reinstate his driving privileges.

Woman sues Berkeley Medical Center for son’s birth injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 9, 2016

MARTINSBURG – A woman is suing Berkeley Medical Center on behalf of her minor son after she claims her son suffered birth injuries due to the medical center’s negligence.

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