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.
News from November 2017
KINGWOOD – A Terra Alta man alleges a loan broker and servicer breached a settlement agreement regarding his property.
BECKLEY – An Aurora man alleges he was injured on the job because his construction company employer violated Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards.
GRAFTON – A man alleges negligently constructed steps located near a street in Grafton caused him to trip and fall.
HUNTINGTON – A Huntington woman alleges she was terminated from her employment because of her disability.
MOUNDSVILLE – A Marshall County woman alleges a Glen Dale business failed to train a Moundsville man and that she was damaged as a result.
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.
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?
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.
KINGWOOD – Two Martinsburg property owners allege their mortgage servicers used illegal and abusive loan servicing practices.
BECKLEY – A Daniels man alleges that a deck he had installed was constructed using defective materials.
FAYETTEVILLE – A Fayetteville woman alleges that a Beckley business installed a generator that does not sufficiently power her house.
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.
CHARLESTON – A Georgia law firm involved in pelvic mesh litigation is asking for a federal court to dismiss a legal malpractice case against it.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Central Transport LLC after she claims it discriminated against her based on her sex.
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.
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.
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.