News from September 2017

AG warns consumers to be wary of fake email alerts

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 1, 2017

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is warning consumers to be cautious of fake email alerts, especially as the frequency of online purchases increase during the fall and holiday shopping seasons.

American Express seeks more than $7,000 for credit card account

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 1, 2017

CHARLESTON – A financial institution alleges that a Kanawha County man defaulted on a credit card.

United Bank Inc. alleges loan for camper is in default

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 1, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Nitro resident is alleged to owe more than $16,000 on a loan.

Poll suggests Manchin holds edge over Jenkins, Morrisey in U.S. Senate race

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 1, 2017

CHARLESTON – A new poll shows incumbent Joe Manchin with an edge over the two top Republican challengers for the 2018 U.S. Senate race.

Man sues CU Recovery for consumer credit act violations

By Staff reports | Sep 1, 2017

WHEELING – A man is suing CU Recovery Inc. after he claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

Franklin Oil Co. sues Southern States for breach of contract

By Staff reports | Sep 1, 2017

ELKINS – Franklin Oil Co. is suing Southern States Cooperative Incorporated after it claims it breached its contract by failing to pay $900,000 pursuant to an agreement.

Man sues Tug Hill Operating for failing to pay royalties

By Staff reports | Sep 1, 2017

WHEELING – A man is suing Tug Hill Operating after he claims it failed to create a profit and pay royalties to him.

Couple sues for foreclosure

By Staff reports | Sep 1, 2017

ELKINS – A couple is suing after they claim it wrongfully began foreclosure proceedings on their home.

Chicken wing injury results in Walmart workers' comp lawsuit

By Staff reports | Sep 1, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A Braxton County woman claims she was discriminated against by Walmart after she filed a workers’ compensation claim when a 30-pound box of chicken wings fell on her in the deli’s poorly lit walk-in freezer.

Driver alleges tractor-trailer driver's negligence caused Beckley crash

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 5, 2017

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County man is seeking damages from the operator of a tractor-trailer after a collision in Beckley.

Nurse accuses Raleigh General Hospital of age discrimination

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 5, 2017

BECKLEY – A Mount Hope woman alleges that she was wrongfully terminated from her position as a nurse with a health care facility because of her age.

Greenbrier Communications alleges it was not paid for electrical work

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 5, 2017

KINGSWOOD – A residential and commercial electrical components installer alleges that it was not paid for work it did on a property in Preston County.

Lumber Sales challenges insurance company's denial of workers' compensation claim

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 5, 2017

WILLIAMSON – A Mingo County corporation and its members are seeking the court's help regarding coverage for a workers' compensation claim.

Cole Truck Parts alleges former employees unlawfully took more than $1 million

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 5, 2017

PRINCETON – A Bluefield business alleges that two former employees converted more than $1 million for their personal use and for a bakery.

Administrator alleges Medical Depot lift failed, injured decedent

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 5, 2017

BECKLEY – An administrator of a Glen Daniel man's estate alleges a lift device caused the man injures that contributed to his death.

Cyber terrorism strategy important to safeguarding W.Va. elections

By Mac Warner | Sep 5, 2017

CHARLESTON – The most challenging war we may need to fight in the future will be in cyberspace. It’s a fight I am preparing for as your Secretary of State.

Jury rules in favor of Kanawha board in defamation lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 5, 2017

CHARLESTON – A jury ruled in favor of Kanawha County Board of Education and the principal of George Washington High School in a lawsuit filed by a former counselor who alleged she was defamed.

Justices hear arguments in West Virginia right to work case

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 5, 2017

CHARLESTON — The state Supreme Court opened its fall term on Sept. 5 by hearing arguments in a high-profile case. The justices heard arguments related to West Virginia’s right to work law, The West Virginia Workplace Freedom Act. Last year, the state Legislature became one of 28 states to enact a right to work law.

All Raymond Ebner needs is a good kick in the keister

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 6, 2017

A rich person may be described as “having money coming out of his …," but this coarse figure of speech is surely not meant to be taken literally, much less as a fiscally or anatomically accurate description of asset management. Try telling that to Raymond Ebner.

Morrisey, Jenkins both praise Trump's decision to rescind DACA

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 6, 2017

CHARLESTON – Two Republicans vying for a U.S. Senate seat both praise President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind an immigration policy from the Obama Administration.

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