News from November 2018

Trump’s energy policies are paying off for workers and consumers

By Richard McCarty | Nov 27, 2018

WASHINGTON – With the liberal media busy looking for excuses to attack President Trump and his administration, you might have missed some good news on the energy front. American energy jobs are being created, gas prices are dropping, energy imports are dropping and energy exports are rising.

When your number’s up ...

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 27, 2018

The Powerball jackpot was up to $700 million and it was the last day to buy a ticket. A set of numbers popped into your head: a combination of your age, your IQ, etc. Or maybe it was completely random, but something told you that this was your lucky day.

Former employee accuses facial surgery business of retaliation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 27, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former employee is suing a facial surgery practice, alleging retaliation and violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act.

Father alleges rehab center caused son to suffer further injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 27, 2018

LOGAN — A father is suing Logan County medical facilities, alleging medical negligence.

Lifeline Addiction Specialists, former partner sue each other over contract

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 27, 2018

BECKLEY — Two lawsuits have been filed where the plaintiffs and defendants are suing each other in Raleigh Circut Court.

Tax cuts will save West Virginians money on electricity bills

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 27, 2018

CHARLESTON — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Energy Institute recently released an analysis that shows West Virginians will save an average of $168 on their electricity bills in the next five years.

WVU, Marshall partner to launch Center for Consumer Law & Education

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 27, 2018

MORGANTOWN — The Center for Consumer Law & Education will host its launch event Wednesday at the West Virginia University College of Law.

Conductor accuses railway company of unsafe work environment

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 28, 2018

PINEVILLE — A conductor is suing a railway operator, alleging an unsafe work environment led to injuries.

Supreme Court reverses Wood Circuit Court decision

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 28, 2018

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a memorandum decision agreeing that Amedisys West Virginia failed to establish that its former employee acted in bad faith.

Justice appoints Olejasz to 1st Circuit post

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 28, 2018

WHEELING – Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Michael J. Olejasz to the 1st Judicial Circuit Court to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge James P. Mazzone.

Wheeling company alleges convenience store owes $14,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 28, 2018

WHEELING — A Wheeling company is suing a convenience store, alleging breach of contract.

Kanawha County motorist alleges trailer truck caused crash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 28, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County motorist is suing a truck owner and driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Daughter alleges nursing home operators' negligence led to mother's death

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 28, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing Charleston nursing home facility operators, alleging negligence led to her mother's death.

East Bank couple accuses dairy company of unsafe work environment

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 28, 2018

CHARLESTON — An East Bank couple is suing a dairy company, alleging an unsafe work environment that led to the husband suffering injuries.

Supreme Court won't hear petition regarding governor's residency; Delegate might file again

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 28, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has refused to hear a petition regarding whether Gov. Jim Justice follows rules about where he lives.

Freightliner tractor passenger accuses operators of negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 29, 2018

RIPLEY — An Ohio woman is suing Freightliner tractor operators, alleging negligence caused a rollover that injured the plaintiff.

Charleston auto repair shop accuses parts supplier of wrongful charges

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 29, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Charleston auto repair shop is suing Advance Auto Parts, alleging wrongful charges.

Female inmate accuses correction facility operators of sexual harassment

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 29, 2018

CHARLESTON — A female inmate is suing state correction facility operators, alleging abuse and assault.

Ambulance passenger accuses fire department of negligence in crash

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 29, 2018

WINFIELD — An ambulance passenger is suing the local fire department, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Warehouse worker accuses Big Sandy Furniture of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 29, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former employee is suing a furniture corporation and supervisor, alleging disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

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