News from August 2018

Wardensville doctor alleges another physician owes $140,000

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 1, 2018

WHEELING — A dermatologist is suing another doctor, alleging breach of contract.

Former tree service employee alleges he was terminated because of disability

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 1, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former employee is suing a tree service, alleging discrimination and wrongful termination.

Wheeling couple alleges insurance company failed to cover wind damage

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 1, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE — A Wheeling couple is suing Allstate, alleging breach of an insurance policy.

Inmate accuses state of negligence in vehicle crash

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 1, 2018

CHARLESTON — A McDowell County man is suing the state of West Virginia and other government entities, alleging negligence in a vehicle collision.

Master electrician accuses state, county education boards of retaliation

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 1, 2018

CHARLESTON — A master electrician is suing state and county education boards, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Douglas will run for state Supreme Court in special election

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 1, 2018

CHARLESTON —Kanawha Family Court judge Jim Douglas announced that he will be running in the next special election for West Virginia Supreme Court justice.

Former employee accuses Dental Service Group of wrongful termination

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 1, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former employee is suing Dental Services Group after she alleges her employment was terminated because of her age and disability.

Democratic committee members demand immediate action, impeachment of Loughry

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – Saying there is "more than enough" evidence to do so, the Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee are calling for the impeachment of suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

WV CALA wants House panel to look deeper into Davis connection with Fuller

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 2, 2018

CHARLESTON – A statewide legal reform group says the House Judiciary Committee needs to investigate connections between state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis and Mississippi attorney Michael Fuller in its impeachment proceedings.

Calhoun Co. man accuses state trooper of using excessive force

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Calhoun County man is suing a West Virginia State Police trooper, alleging the trooper used excessive force and injured the plaintiff.

Three lawsuits accuse Beckley Drilling & Blasting of property damage

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 2, 2018

LOGAN — Three lawsuits have been filed against Beckley Drilling & Blasting Services, alleging highway construction damages.

Steel company alleges welding business owes nearly $21,000

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 2, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A steel company is suing a welding business, alleging it owes nearly $21,000 for breach of a credit agreement.

N.C. woman alleges Butler Transport driver caused crash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 2, 2018

WINFIELD — A North Carolina motorist is suing a transport company, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Certified nursing assistant accuses health care operators of retaliation

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — A certified nursing assistant is suing health care operators, alleging retaliation and wrongful termination.

Mingo Co. man alleges Target's negligence caused fall in store

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 2, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Mingo County man is suing Target, alleging negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Ferns critical of Ihlenfeld's use of Wheeling Park High football players at fundraiser

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 2, 2018

WHEELING — A Democratic state Senate candidate and a Wheeling attorney who hosted a political fundraiser for him last month say having high school football players help park cars for the event doesn’t constitute a political endorsement by the school district.

Supreme Court says man's disability benefits overpayment does not have to be paid back

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued an opinion ruling that a man doesn't have to repay an overpayment of temporary total disability payments that he received due to a mistake of a claims examiner.

Supreme Court says man didn't prove he was most-qualified job candidate for Public Service Commission position

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a memorandum decision in an appeal against Public Service Commission of West Virginia, ruling that the petitioner failed to meet the burden of proof when he challenged the appointment of a candidate applying for a job.

Coal miner alleges wrongful termination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 3, 2018

CHARLESTON — A coal miner is suing a mining company, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Son alleges Heritage Center's negligence caused mother's wounds and death

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 3, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Wayne County man is suing a health care facility, alleging violation of West Virginia Wrongful Death Statute.

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