CHARLESTON – This year West Virginia’s judicial elections are nonpartisan. Candidates for the West Virginia Supreme Court as well as our circuit courts, family courts and magistrates will no longer be listed on your ballot as Democrats, Republicans or members of other political parties.
CLARKSBURG – A motion to consolidate six lawsuits involving a fatal cell tower collapse has been granted by District Judge Irene M. Keeley. The lawsuits, five of which were against SBA Communications Corp.; SBA Towers LLC; SBA Infrastructure LLC; SBA Network Services LLC; FDH Velocitel; FDH Engineering Inc.; FDH Innovation; and FDH Inc., all involve a cell tower collapse that occurred on Feb. 1, 2014, which ended with the deaths of at least two men.
MORGANTOWN – The race for state Supreme Court enters the final stretch, but Beth Walker isn’t ready to slow down. “It’s only days away, there isn’t much more to go,” she said. “But, the campaign has been a lot of fun. I truly do enjoy getting out there and meeting people. However, I do look forward to the outcome.”
HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County woman says her husband’s insurance carrier is refusing to cover his death from cancer because they claim he must have withheld information about tobacco use on his application.
CHARLESTON – The two candidates using West Virginia’s independent campaign financing program for the state Supreme Court now have condemned an advertising campaign from an out-of-state special interest group.
BECKLEY – UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia is suing Love Family Practice Group after it claims the medical practice breached its contract. Dr. Brian S. Love, M.D. Inc. is doing business as Love Family Practice Group.