CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warned consumers about a phone scam in which a person receives a call threatening arrest or other punishment for missing jury duty.
News from April 2018
WVU's Black Law Student Association hosted its 8th Annual Soul Food Luncheon in February, a popular event that is more than just a fundraiser. T’Keyah Nelms, President of the BLSA, told The West Virginia Record, “It is absolutely amazing how a simple plate of delicious food lowers inhibitions, increases comfortability, and encourages fellowship with one another.”
MARTINSBURG – A civil lawsuit alleging Mormon church officials covered up sexual abuse caused by a now ex-communicated member of the church has ended in an undisclosed settlement after a trial lasted more than two months.
CLARKSBURG – A couple is suing Schindler Elevator Corporation for a malfunctioning elevator that caused injuries.
CLARKSBURG – A federal judge awarded PACCAR Financial Corp. a judgment of $80,002.80 in a lawsuit it filed alleging that High Point Trading defaulted on a lease.
MORGANTOWN – A man is suing Morgantown Machine & Hydraulics of West Virginia Inc. after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated.
BECKLEY – U.S. District Judge Irene C. Berger has ordered The Greenbrier to pay more than $1 million to two rental companies who sued the hotel for breach of contract since December.
RIPLEY – A woman is suing the Jackson County Commission after she claims she was forced to quit after working in a hostile environment.
MARTINSBURG – A federal judge awarded $7 million to a woman in a lawsuit alleging negligence after her daughter was born.
CHARLESTON – Another lawsuit has been filed against Dr. Steven R. Matulis for alleged sexual assault during surgery.
CHARLESTON -- Occasionally, the Chief Justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has to appoint a current circuit judge or a former Supreme Court justice to hear a case when a justice recuses himself or herself from hearing a case.
NEW YORK – Citibank says it expects strong demand for coal from Southeast Asia and China over the next two years and has upgraded price forecasts to reflect that.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey reached an agreement with Montana that bolsters Second Amendment protections for residents of both states.
CHARLESTON – The second session of the 83rd Legislature of West Virginia concluded on March 10, and while the session was dominated by the teachers strike, there were several important pieces of legislation passed to benefit the citizens of West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – Now that the dust has settled, and the static has quieted a little, I think there’s an opportunity to reflect a little bit about the past couple of months in terms of wins and losses for our state’s taxpayers.
POINT PLEASANT — A general contractor is suing Milton property owners and a mortgagee, alleging breach of written agreement.
NEW CUMBERLAND — A store manager is suing her former employer and supervisor at a BP gas station in Wierton, alleging alleged retaliation and wrongful discharge.
CLAY — Two former longtime Clay County employees are suing the county, alleging violation of employment contract.
WINFIELD – A prominent Putnam County attorney and his wife have filed a lawsuit claiming the shingled roof on their second home in Raleigh County has failed.