News from October 2017

Amma couple claims insurer still owes benefits to cover flash flooding damages

By Wadi Reformado | Oct 2, 2017

CHARLESTON – An Amma couple has filed suit against an insurer over coverage for flooding that damaged their home.

Woman alleges she was subjected to sexual harassment at Arch Coal

By Wadi Reformado | Oct 2, 2017

GRAFTON – A woman formerly employed by Arch Coal Inc. alleges she was forced to quit her job because of unchecked sexual harassment.

Washburn Property & Contracting alleges it had to replace deck because instructions weren't provided

By Wadi Reformado | Oct 2, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Charleston contractor alleges that it was not provided instructions for the installation of vinyl decking.

Huntington Applebee's customer alleges slippery floor caused fall

By Wadi Reformado | Oct 2, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington woman claims she was injured at a restaurant in the city because of a substance on the floor.

Man injured by machine at Service Wire Co. alleges company failed to implement safeguards

By Wadi Reformado | Oct 2, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A Hurricane man injured in an industrial accident at a Culloden warehouse facility alleges that his employer's failure to equip a machine with safeguards caused his injuries.

Man alleges Huntington Alloys failed to provide training for cleaning equipment

By Wadi Reformado | Oct 2, 2017

HUNTINGTON – An Ohio man who was burned while working at a Huntington alloy plant alleges unsafe working conditions caused the injuries.

Cabell Co. parents blame school board after child loses tooth on playground

By Wadi Reformado | Oct 2, 2017

HUNTINGTON – The parents of an elementary school student have filed a suit against the Cabell County of Education after the student lost a tooth on the playground.

Bannon seems to be firmly seated on the Morrisey train

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 2, 2017

CHARLESTON – Former White House adviser Steve Bannon seemingly is throwing his support behind West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s 2018 U.S. Senate campaign.

Hardiman Contracting alleged to have failed to do work as contracted

By Louie Torres | Oct 3, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington couple alleges that their home is in a state of disrepair because a contractor failed to properly do work as contracted.

Pedestrian files suit against city of Huntington after falling on sidewalk

By Wadi Reformado | Oct 3, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County woman alleges that she was injured because of an uneven portion of sidewalk.

Trinity Health Care Services of Logan accused of failing to provide a safe environment

By Louie Torres | Oct 3, 2017

LOGAN – An administrator alleges a Logan care facility caused his decedent harm because of its actions and/or inactions.

Huntington McDonald's customer alleges greasy restroom floor caused fall

By Wadi Reformado | Oct 3, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A McDonald's patron is seeking damages after a fall in the restaurant allegedly caused her to fracture her knee cap.

Ohio Valley Colon and Rectal Surgeons, others alleged to have left instrument in man's body after surgery

By Louie Torres | Oct 3, 2017

WHEELING – An Ohio couple is seeking damages from a surgeon and two health care facilities after a surgical instrument was allegedly left in the husband's body after a surgery.

Special Metals employee alleges unsafe workplace caused thumb amputation

By Wadi Reformado | Oct 3, 2017

HUNTINGTON – An Ohio couple alleges the husband was injured while working for a metals manufacturer.

Burdette to bridge Bowles Rice, Polymer Alliance Zone in new CEO role

By Carrie Salls | Oct 3, 2017

DAVISVILLE – Bowles Rice Business Development Director Keith Burdette has been named president and chief executive officer of the Polymer Alliance Zone.

Medical screening program underway in DuPont case, informational meetings planned

By John Sammon | Oct 3, 2017

PARKERSBURG – Chemical giant DuPont and spin-off company Chemours are in the process of paying out $670 million to 3,500 claimants in Ohio and West Virginia who contended in lawsuits their health was jeopardized from a spill of toxic chemicals used to make Teflon from a plant near Parkersburg more than a decade ago.

Kanawha Co. jury awards $5.7 million in medical malpractice case

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 3, 2017

CHARLESTON – A jury has awarded $5.7 million to a woman who claimed she was injured during surgery.

Major reform of nation's tax system badly needed

By Conrad Lucas | Oct 3, 2017

You've probably heard in the news that President Trump is beginning to move Congress toward tackling tax reforms.

The Flag, the Medal of Honor and the President

By Christopher J. Regan | Oct 3, 2017

WHEELING – During the Civil War, flags on the battlefield had enormous tactical and strategic importance. Regimental flags allowed soldiers to know the position of their units, and which direction they should be moving to keep up with it.

Morrisey helps recover another half million in state funds

By The West Virginia Record | Oct 3, 2017

Remember how Darrell McGraw spent two decades as state attorney general using public funds for self-promotion and aw​​​​​arding contingency contracts to cronies?

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