CHARLESTON – A Harrison County circuit judge began a nearly two-year appointment to the
Business Court on Jan. 1, finishing out the remainder of the seven-year term of a retiring judge, which ends in October 2019.
CHARLESTON – Viking Energy Corporation, M&S Properties and Viking Transportation & Disposal Company are suing St. Paul Surplus Lines Insurance Company after they claim it failed to defend them in lawsuits in which they were named defendants.
BLUEFIELD – The Freedom From Religion Foundation is suing Mercer County Board of Education, Mercer County Schools and Superintendent Deborah S. Akers over a Bible classes program in the public school system.
CHARLESTON – Two lawsuits have been filed against Blackhawk Mining and one of its supervisors after the plaintiffs claim they were discriminated against. Rodney Robinette was employed by the defendants in June 2005 and on Dec. 14, 2014, he was advised he was being terminated as part of a companywide layoff, according to one of the complaints, which was filed in October in Boone Circuit Court and removed to federal court on Dec. 28.