News from June 2018

Panhandle Cleaning says Mason Rehab failed to pay for flood repairs

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

WHEELING — A remediation service provider is suing Terry Mason and Mason Rehab Center, alleging a breach of an emergency work authorization agreement.

State Farm accused of failing to pay couple's uninsured motorist claim

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE — An Ohio couple is suing State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, alleging breach of contract.

Marshall County couple claims T&M Electric failed to install proper HVAC system

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE — A Marshall County couple is suing Shawn McCamick, doing business as T&M Electric and Construction, alleging breach of contract.

Worker who lost leg in Ohio Co. mine blames Murray Energy for unsafe conditions

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE — A Belmont County couple is suing Murray Energy Corporation and Murray American Energy, Inc., doing business as The Ohio County Coal Company, alleging failure to warn, liability and negligence.

BB&T claims Nicholas County couple owes more than $200,000

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 1, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A North Carolina banking corporation is suing Alkon Inc., Evelyn F. Underwood and William T. Underwood, borrower and guarantors, citing alleged breach of promissory note and guaranty agreements.

State seeks to enjoin J&J Auto Salvage from doing business in state until it obtains workers' comp coverage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state is seeking an injunction against an employer over allegations it failed to obtain workers' compensation coverage for its employees.

CSX worker blames knee injury on unsafe work environment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

HUNTINGTON — An Ashland, Kentucky, utility worker is suing a railroad corporation, alleging negligence.

Ridgetop Capital seeks declaration in dispute with Antero Resources

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

NEW MARTINSVILLE – A limited partnership is seeking a declaration regarding a dispute over oil and gas ownership of a Wetzel County property.

Suit claims Eldercare Health's negligence led to woman's multiple falls

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

RIPLEY — The personal representative of a nursing home resident is suing Eldercare of Jackson County LLC, doing business as Eldercare Health and Rehabilitation, and Todd Kimble, alleging reckless misconduct.

Trinity Homes' owner accused of failing to pay for promised scoreboard sponsorship

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

WHEELING — A sports marketing company is suing Tim Davis, doing business as Trinity Homes LLC, alleging breach of agreement.

CAMC accused of negligence in discontinuing woman's medicine

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County couple is suing the Charleston Area Medical Center, alleging negligence.

Surgical resident claims hostile work environment, discrimination at Marshall University

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A surgical resident is suing Marshall University, Marshall's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and others, alleging discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation.

Justices: Harrison Co. property taxes were never delinquent, reverses decision

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 1, 2018

CHARLESTON—The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals reversed a decision regarding the ownership of certain oil and gas rights in Harrison County.

Supreme Court rules former Massey shareholders' lawsuit in mine explosion rightfully dismissed

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 1, 2018

CHARLESTON—The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that former shareholders of Massey Energy Company lacked standing to pursue a derivative shareholder lawsuit related to a deadline mine explosion in 2010.

Son files wrongful death suit against Ansted Center nursing home

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 1, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE – A Fenwick man alleges an Ansted nursing home failed to provide a safe environment for his late father.

State Supreme Court administrator Johnson resigns; Allen steps in

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 1, 2018

State Supreme Court administrator Johnson resigns; Allen steps in

Woman seeks refund of purchase of Jeep over alleged nonconformities

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 1, 2018

BECKLEY – A Beaver consumer alleges a new vehicle she purchased has warranty nonconformities that have impaired its use and market value.

Man alleges products provided by Safety-Kleen Systems, others caused cancer

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

WINFIELD – A Putnam County couple alleges the husband's exposure to chemicals while working at a Nitro facility caused him to develop cancer.

Widow seeks funeral costs from Hidden Valley operators over husband's death

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 1, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE – The widow of a man admitted to an Oak Hill health care facility alleges he fell within hours of admission and later died from his injuries.

Insurer alleges Lowe's negligently installed supply line to ice maker at Clifftop home

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 1, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE – An insurance company is seeking recovery of more than $15,000 it paid to a homeowner from Lowe's over allegations the negligent installation of a supply line caused water damage to the home.

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