News from November 2016

Mercer County magistrate demonstrates service dog

By Claudia Balthazar | Nov 1, 2016

PRINCETON – Service dogs are “superheroes,” says Mercer County Magistrate Sandra J. Dorsey, who recently took her own personal service dog to Mercer Elementary School to educate children on the realities of having a service dog, and what to do in their presence.

Patient claims Logan Regional ER failed to diagnose eye issues

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

LOGAN – A Logan County man alleges he is legally blind and his vision loss could have been avoided had he received proper care at an emergency room.

YMCA of Wheeling Inc. accused of negligence after child injured

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

WHEELING – An Ohio County grandparent alleges a minor child was injured while attending an after-school program.

Owners allege property was not restored per contract by Williams Ohio Valley Midstream for pipeline

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

NEW MARTINSVILLE – Two property owners allege that a company failed to honor the terms of a contract for the right-of-way use of their property for a pipeline.

Shopper alleges she was injured by carts at Cross Lanes Kroger

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

CHARLESTON – A Cross Lanes woman alleges she was injured by shopping carts while shopping at a grocery store.

Consumer accuses debt collector of harassment

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

HUNTINGTON — A West Virginia woman is suing an in-state debt collector, alleging intentional infliction of emotional distress and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Hardware store alleges quarry operators owe nearly $23,000

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

KEYSER — A Keyser hardware store is suing the operators of an Elk Garden quarry, alleging breach of contract in failing to pay nearly $23,000.

Wayne County couple blames Marshall board for husband's injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

HUNTINGTON — A Wayne County couple is suing Marshall University, alleging the defendant's negligence resulted in injuries to the husband. 

Patron blames Wheeling lounge owner for stabbing

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

WHEELING — A New Martinsville man is suing a Wheeling lounge owner and a patron, alleging the patron maliciously stabbed and wounded the plaintiff.

Motorist blames trucking line for causing crash

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County motorist is suing a South Carolina trucking business and a driver, alleging their negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff. 

Mother, son accuse Moundsville yard operator of sexual harassment

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

MOUNDSVILLE — A Kentucky mother and son are suing a Moundsville yard operator, alleging retaliation and wrongful termination.

Employee accuses physician's office operator of wrongful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2016

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County woman is suing a physician's office operator, alleging retaliation and wrongful termination.

A vision for the future at Rock Creek Development Park

By Earl Ray Tomblin | Nov 1, 2016

CHARLESTON – For the past 30 years, I have looked at thousands of acres of flat land at the Hobet mine site in Boone and Lincoln counties and thought about the enormous possibilities those acres could bring about for West Virginia – if we ever had the opportunity.

RAGA releases three more TV ads with a week to go in AG race

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2016

CHARLESTON – The Republican Attorneys General Association has released three new television advertisements with just a week to go in the contentious race for attorney general.

Judge approves $151m settlement in water contamination class action

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 1, 2016

CHARLESTON – District Judge John Copenhaver Jr. has approved a $151 million settlement in the class action lawsuit between West Virginia American Water, Eastman Chemical and residents and businesses affected by the 2014 chemical spill into the Elk River.

Lending group sues Crossings Mall owner for breach of contract

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 1, 2016

CHARLESTON – U.S. Bank is suing the owner of Crossing Mall after it claims the owner has committed a commercial breach of contract relating to defaulting on loan contracts.

Circuit judge to present to business law class

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 1, 2016

HEDGESVILLE - A circuit judge is scheduled to speak to a high school business law class Thursday in Hedgesville.

Could anyone wish that Darrell McGraw were still state attorney general?

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 2, 2016

Everyone prefers good times to bad times, but there is one downside to the upside: If the good times last long enough, you can forget how bad the bad times were, you can start to take the good times for granted, you can get bored with the good times, and you can even start to remember the bad times fondly and long for their return.

Starlight Behavioral Services employees alleged to have abused resident

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A father alleges his special needs adult son was abused while under the care of a private group residential facility and business.

Stone Street Capital files petition for funds transfer

By Robert Creenan | Nov 2, 2016

BECKLEY – A limited liability company is requesting the court's approval of a transfer of structured settlement payment rights.

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