News from October 2018

Kanawha County resident accuses loan servicer of misrepresentation

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing a loan servicer, alleging misrepresentation in debt collection.

Mother alleges state natural resources division wrongfully terminated her daughter

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 1, 2018

CHARLESTON — A mother is suing the state natural resources division, alleging disability discrimination and wrongful termination against her daughter.

Family member alleges medical facility's negligence caused death

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

PRINCETON — A family member is suing a medical facility, alleging negligence caused the death of a patient.

Boone County boy alleges assault at youth home

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 1, 2018

WAYNE — A Boone County minor is suing a youth housing center, alleging professional malpractice and negligence.

Employee accuses Gabe's of wrongful discharge

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 1, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing a retail clothing store, alleging age discrimination, unpaid wages and wrongful discharge.

Assistant principal accuses Jackson Co. school board of age discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 1, 2018

RIPLEY — An assistant principal is suing the county school board, alleging age discrimination.

Walker apologizes for 'mistakes' during testimony, says she still shouldn't be removed from bench

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker apologized to taxpayers and to lawmakers for “mistakes I made” that led to her being impeached and on trial for removal from the bench.

Jenkins sworn in as justice, but legal challenge to his appointment might not be over

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – Evan Jenkins was sworn in as a state Supreme Court Justice, but a legal challenge to his appointment and his position on the Nov. 6 ballot might not be over.

Watchdog group accuses Jefferson County Development Authority of no-bid contract

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 1, 2018

CHARLES TOWN — Jefferson County Vision (JCV) is suing the Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA), alleging the authority failed to comply with state law.

WVU law school conducts Community Service Fair

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 2, 2018

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University College of Law recently held its Community Service Fair.

Fayette Co. couple alleges negligence caused wife's fall at hair salon

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 2, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County couple is suing a hair salon owner, alleging negligence led to the wife sustaining injuries.

Florida couple alleges husband suffered lung disease due to asbestos exposure

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Florida couple is suing dozens of companies, alleging failure to warn of the dangers of exposure to asbestos.

Marketing specialist accuses state Department of Agriculture of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — A marketing specialist is suing the state agriculture department, alleging discrimination and retaliation.

Two WVU students participate in Google law program

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 2, 2018

MORGANTOWN — Two West Virginia University College of Law second-year law students spent time this summer working with Google through its Legal Summer Institute.

AG's office alleges firewood supplier company allegedly sold defective product

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is suing a firewood supplier, alleging breach of implied warranty.

Logan Co. man alleges he was sexually assaulted during rehab treatment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Logan County man is suing a South Charleston medical facility, alleging medical negligence and sexual assault.

Man sues Thomas Memorial for medical negligence, sexual assault

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Boone County man is suing South Charleston medical facility, alleging medical negligence and sexual assault.

Customer alleges Wal-Mart negligence led to fall in Cross Lanes store

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing Wal-Mart, alleging negligence led to injuries to the plaintiff.

Walker avoids removal from Supreme Court bench, state Senate votes 32-1 in her favor

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker will remain on the bench. After about two hours of deliberation, the state Senate – acting as the jury for the court of impeachment – voted 32-1 not to remove Walker from office.

State's new campaign finance reporting system provides greater transparency

By Chuck Flannery | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON – Democratic processes hinge on fair and free elections that represent the people’s choices to lead.

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