News from 2018

Man files suit againts Allstate over underinsured motorist coverage

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 1, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County man is in a dispute with his insurer regarding the amount of damages he sustained in a motor vehicle collision with an underinsured driver.

Couple claims Williams Ohio Valley Midstream compressor site is damaging property

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 1, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE – Two residents of Proctor allege the construction and operation of a compressor site near their property has caused a diminution in property value and damages.

Woman seeks damages from Hancock school board after bus driver strikes her in school parking lot

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 1, 2018

NEW CUMBERLAND – A Chester woman has filed suit against a school bus driver and a school board after she was allegedly injured when she was struck by the driver in a Chester elementary school parking lot.

Triad Hunter seeks injunction against solution-mining operators

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 1, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE – An oil and gas exploration company alleges it has been damaged by other companies' solution-mining activity.

Patient alleges Akkary Surgery Center failed to properly monitor wound

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 1, 2018

MORGANTOWN – A Preston County woman alleges a physician and surgical center failed to monitor and/or care for her open wound.

Little General manager alleges she was fired after filing workers' comp claim

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 1, 2018

BECKLEY – A Heaters resident alleges her Flatwoods employer terminated her because she filed a workers' compensation claim after she was attacked by a customer.

Daughter files negligence suit against Sunbridge Dunbar over mother's care

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman has filed a suit against a Dunbar nursing home over her late mother's care.

Where there's smoke, there's fire – and the Supreme Court warehouse is smoking

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 2, 2018

Judging by the way defendants plead in court cases, you'd have to conclude that virtually everyone is innocent. That's because the guilty frequently plead not guilty.

Weirton Sanitary Board alleges Phoenix Services International damaged sanitary lines

By Louie Torres | Jan 2, 2018

NEW CUMBERLAND – A municipal agency is seeking damages after sanitary lines allegedly were damaged by a company during slag removal.

Promised Land Properties alleged to owe more than $100,000 for loans

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 2, 2018

PRINCETON – A Mercer County business is alleged to have failed to pay back loans in full.

Murray Energy Corp., others challenge assessment of properties for 2017 tax year

By Louie Torres | Jan 2, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE – Coal companies have filed a petition alleging that their mineral appraisals were assessed above their true and actual value.

Diversified Adjustment Services alleged to have used misleading representations to collect alleged debt

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 2, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE – An Oak Hill consumer alleges a debt collector is engaging in unreasonable or oppressive conduct.

Site supervisor claims Bromont Developments owes $27,500

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 2, 2018

BECKLEY – A site supervisor alleges he was not paid for work he performed on two properties in Beaver County.

Sexual abuse trial against Mormon Church officials set for next week

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 2, 2018

MARTINSBURG – The trial against Mormon Church officials will begin next week in Berkeley Circuit Court before a jury and Circuit Judge Christopher C. Wilkes.

Former employee alleges she was wrongfully terminated from AAMCO Transmissions

By Louie Torres | Jan 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Charleston woman alleges she was terminated from her job at a Kanawha County business because of her age and sex.

Riesbeck Food Markets customer seeks damages after fall in store

By Louie Torres | Jan 3, 2018

WHEELING – A Wheeling woman alleges she was injured at an Ohio County grocery store because of liquid on the floor in a checkout aisle.

Contractors accuse Eagle Natrium of unsafe workplace after boiler explosion

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 3, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE – Contractors are seeking damages over allegations that they were injured when a boiler exploded at a New Martinsville plant.

Bert Wolfe Inc. service mechanic alleges he was not paid in timely manner for warranty work

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man alleges his auto dealer employer failed to pay him in a timely manner for certain work performed.

Princeton individuals seek refund of Dodge vehicle they allege has transmission issues

By Louie Torres | Jan 3, 2018

PRINCETON – A Princeton father and daughter allege a Dodge vehicle they purchased has defects in the transmission and are seeking a refund of the vehicle.

W.Va, other states reach $45M settlement with mortgage company

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 3, 2018

CHARLESTON — A coalition of other states – including West Virginia – and mortgage regulators, have announced a $45 million settlement with one of the nation’s largest mortgage servicers.

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