News from November 2017

DiTrapano leaves a rich, colorful legacy

By Tim DiPiero | Nov 1, 2017

When a man like Rudy DiTrapano, your legal mentor and friend, lives a full life for 89 years, you're naturally sad but you have an abiding sense of gratitude that he was around so long and so sharp until the very end. But some lives touch you and so many others in such profound ways that their death is especially noteworthy and significant. And you find yourself not willing to say good-bye silently. That’s the case with Rudy. I've got to publicly thank him and pay tribute to his incredible life.

Terra Alta man alleges settlement agreement regarding foreclosure of property was breached

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2017

KINGWOOD – A Terra Alta man alleges a loan broker and servicer breached a settlement agreement regarding his property.

Brayman Construction seeks damages after breaking neck in fall on jobsite

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 1, 2017

BECKLEY – An Aurora man alleges he was injured on the job because his construction company employer violated Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards.

Man seeks damages from the city of Grafton after fall on steps

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 1, 2017

GRAFTON – A man alleges negligently constructed steps located near a street in Grafton caused him to trip and fall.

Former Gabriel Bros. Inc. employee files suit alleging disability discrimination

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 1, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington woman alleges she was terminated from her employment because of her disability.

Woman says Rainbow Tavern negligently entrusted man with vehicle

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 1, 2017

MOUNDSVILLE – A Marshall County woman alleges a Glen Dale business failed to train a Moundsville man and that she was damaged as a result.

Mother files suit against Light Enterprises after child was burned

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 1, 2017

KINGWOOD – A mother residing in Preston County alleges her minor son was injured because their landlord permitted other tenants to unlawfully burn refuse on its lots.

President Trump is right to decertify Iran deal

By Patrick Morrisey | Nov 1, 2017

CHARLESTON – By decertifying the Iran deal, President Trump has taken an important step toward making the United States, and the world, a safer place.

Attention, Walmart shoppers: check the expiration dates

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 1, 2017

When you're at the supermarket, do you open a cartons of eggs before adding it to your basket to make sure none are cracked? Do you reach for a jug of milk at the back of the cooler, assuming it will be fresher?

Jenkins asks fellow Senate candidates to sign 'People Over Pills' pledge

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2017

CHARLESTON – U.S. Senate candidate Evan Jenkins has signed a pledge to refuse campaign donations from “pharmaceutical companies and their lobbyists,” and he’s asking his fellow candidates to sign it as well.

Homeowners allege Wells Fargo, Selene Finance failed to modify loan

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 2, 2017

KINGWOOD – Two Martinsburg property owners allege their mortgage servicers used illegal and abusive loan servicing practices.

New Beginnings Contracting alleged to have used defective materials for deck

By Louie Torres | Nov 2, 2017

BECKLEY – A Daniels man alleges that a deck he had installed was constructed using defective materials.

Alpha Contracting & Sons alleged to have failed to replace generator

By Louie Torres | Nov 2, 2017

FAYETTEVILLE – A Fayetteville woman alleges that a Beckley business installed a generator that does not sufficiently power her house.

Woman alleges she was victim of sexual harassment while working at Wendy's

By Louie Torres | Nov 2, 2017

CHARLESTON – A former employee of a Wendy's franchise alleges that she was forced to quit her job because of sexual harassment from a co-worker.

Woman says law firm coerced her into settling pelvic mesh case

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 2, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Georgia law firm involved in pelvic mesh litigation is asking for a federal court to dismiss a legal malpractice case against it.

Woman sues Central Transport for discrimination

By From staff reports | Nov 2, 2017

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Central Transport LLC after she claims it discriminated against her based on her sex.

Supreme Court says truancy complaint filing wasn’t malicious

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 2, 2017

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a memorandum decision, stating that a truancy complaint filing wasn’t malicious in the case of a student who had missed more than two weeks of school.

Couple sues Antero Resources for fire, damages

By From staff reports | Nov 2, 2017

CLARKSBURG – A couple is suing Antero Resources Corporation after they claim it was responsible for a fire that caused an employee severe burns and injuries.

Supreme Court says former investigators weren’t misclassified

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 2, 2017

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued a memorandum decision, ruling that five former state Division of Highways Legal Division investigators were not misclassified.

Man sues Indianhead Pipeline for injuries

By From staff reports | Nov 2, 2017

CLARKSBURG – A man is suing Indianhead Pipeline Services after he claims he was injured while performing work duties.

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