News from November 2018

Another former student files abuse lawsuit against Salem boarding school

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former student is suing a Harrison County boarding school, alleging mistreatment and child abuse.

Vehicle passenger alleges negligence caused crash

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 14, 2018

PHILIPPI — A Barbour County woman is suing a senior center and a driver, alleging negligence in causing a vehicle crash.

18 employees accuse Marathon of wrongful discharge

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

WAYNE — Eighteen employees are suing the Marathon petroleum company, managers and supervisors, alleging fraud, wrongful discharge, breach of employment contract, promissory estoppel, breach of contract, detrimental reliance, unjust enrichment and defamation.

Consumer accuses Mo. law firm of violating West Virginia statute

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County man has filed a class action lawsuit against a Kansas City, Missouri, law firm, alleging violation of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

Family member alleges health care providers' negligence caused relative's death

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — An estate executor is suing South Charleston health care providers, alleging negligence caused a relative's death.

Investors allege Florida company owes $1.9 million in compensatory damages

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — Investors are suing Steve Gorlin and The Gorlin Companies LLC, businessman and investment company, citing alleged breach of contract, promissory estoppel/detrimental reliance, negligence, fraud, civil conspiracy, constructive trust.

Charleston nursing home resident allegedly not provided with sufficient staff

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — A personal representative is suing Charleston health care facilities, alleging negligent supervision.

Vehicle passenger alleges another driver caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 15, 2018

HEELING — A Wheeling man is suing a driver and an employer, alleging negligence and negligent hiring caused a vehicle crash that injured the plaintiff.

Putnam County motorist alleges construction company vehicle caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 15, 2018

BECKLEY — A Putnam County motorist is suing a Wyoming County construction company and employee, alleging negligence in causing a vehicle crash.

Former employee accuse mining company of unlawful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 15, 2018

BECKLEY — A former employee is suing a mining company, alleging disability discrimination and violation of workers compensation acts.

Morgantown couple accuses financial advisers of negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 15, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Morgantown couple is suing financial advisers, alleging breach of contract and negligence.

Three Nicholas County parents sue SBA over plan to use FEMA money to consolidate schools

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – Three Nicholas County parents have filed a lawsuit seeking to invalidate the state School Building Authority’s plan to use $177 million of federal money to consolidate schools.

Longtime Mingo County politician sues school board after sustaining injuries at football game

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 15, 2018

WILLIAMSON – A longtime Mingo County political figure has filed a lawsuit against the county school board for injuries he sustained while attending a high school football game.

Pa. couple alleges commercial vehicle operators' negligence caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 16, 2018

WHEELING — A Pennsylvania couple is suing commercial vehicle operators, alleging negligence caused a crash.

BB&T alleges Wheeling borrower, guarantor owe $348,000

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 16, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE — A North Carolina bank is suing a Wheeling borrower and guarantor, alleging breach of contract and a guaranty agreement.

Inmate alleges state prison officials violated his rights

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 16, 2018

CHARLESTON — An inmate is suing state correctional institutions, officers and special response team members, alleging violations of state and federal laws.

3 West Virginia companies allege mining businesses owe more than $200,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

BECKLEY — Three West Virginia corporations are suing mining companies, alleging breach of contract.

Tridelphia couple alleges Wheeling health care providers' negligence harmed husband

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 16, 2018

WHEELING — A Triadelphia couple is suing Wheeling health care providers, alleging medical negligence.

Former Big Lots employee says he was fired after rejecting manager's advances

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County man is suing a retail store, alleging retaliation, sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Named "Law Firm of the Year" by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has been named the “Law Firm of the Year” in the category of Labor Law – Management in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers®“Best Law Firms” list.

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