News from July 2018

Greear appointed as Kanawha interim circuit court judge

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 2, 2018

CHARLESTON – Dan Greear has been appointed as the interim circuit judge in Kanawha County, taking over the seat vacated by former Judge Jim Stucky's retirement.

Johnson gets new state government job, will draw $182K in salary and retirement

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 2, 2018

CHARLESTON – The former administrative director of the state Supreme Court has a new job with a new state agency, and he will be making nearly $182,000 in salary and retirement.

Vehicle crash victim alleges air ambulance transporter overcharged for services

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 2, 2018

WHEELING — A Marshall County man has filed a class action lawsuit against an air ambulance provider, alleging breach of implied warranty and unjust enrichment.

Martinsburg firefighters claim city doesn't properly pay them for holiday work

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 2, 2018

MARTINSBURG – More than three dozen current and retired Martinsburg firefighters have sued the city for allegedly failing to pay holiday pay.

W.Va. DOT blames metal services business for botched highway project

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 3, 2018

NEW CUMBERLAND — The state transportation department is suing a metal services business, alleging negligence in a Hancock County roadway project.

Loughry's state suspension case put on hold pending outcome of federal charges

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Hearing Board has issued a stay in the Judicial Disciplinary Counsel’s matter against suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry pending federal criminal charges.

Customer alleges Huntington National Bank continued to collect debt despite bankruptcy filing

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 5, 2018

CLARKSBURG — A customer is suing a bank, alleging fraud and unjust enrichment.

Woman alleges Putnam Co. nursing home negligence caused mother's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 5, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A daughter is suing a Putnam County health care facility, alleging medical negligence led to the death of her mother.

Inmate accuses Roane County correction officials of negligent supervision

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 5, 2018

CHARLESTON — An inmate is suing Roane County correction officials, alleging negligent supervision led to the plaintiff being beaten.

Parents, child accuse Morgan County school board of IDEA violations

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 5, 2018

CLARKSBURG — Morgan County parents and their child are suing the local board of education, alleging violation of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Siblings accuse City National Bank officers of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 5, 2018

CHARLESTON — Two siblings are suing bank officers, alleging breach of fiduciary duty, intentional tort, slander, intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress and negligence.

Geico alleges Huntington owes $8,500 for dump truck crash

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 5, 2018

HUNTINGTON — Gieco is suing Huntington, alleging negligent entrustment in a dump truck collision.

Legislative audit tries to figure out state Supreme Court surplus in rainy day fund

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 5, 2018

CHARLESTON — A legislative audit was performed on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals in an attempt to learn why the court had a surplus of nearly $29 million in 2012 and spent it down to approximately $333,000 by 2016.

House Judiciary to convene July 12 to continue Supreme Court impeachment proceedings

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 5, 2018

CHARLESTON – The House Judiciary Committee will resume work on Supreme Court impeachment proceedings on July 12.

Customer alleges bank continued to collect debt despite bankruptcy filing

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 6, 2018

CLARKSBURG — A customer is suing a Huntington bank, alleging fraud and unjust enrichment.

Vehicle owner accuses State Farm, towing service of negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 6, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County motor vehicle owner is suing State Farm and a towing service, alleging breach of contract and negligence.

Dental patient alleges medical negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 6, 2018

BECKLEY — A Beckley patient is suing Raleigh County medical providers, alleging negligence in dental care.

Customer alleges negligence caused injuries at Fayetteville Bojangle's

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 6, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County woman is suing a Fayetteville property owner, alleging negligence caused her to fall and suffer injuries.

Coal City woman blames Dollar General's negligence for her fall

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 6, 2018

BECKLEY — A Coal City customer is suing Dollar General, alleging negligence led to a fall and injuries.

Couple says St. Mary's Medical Center's negligence caused husband's injuries

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 6, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Hanover couple is suing a Huntington hospital, alleging negligence caused injuries to the husband.

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