News from September 2018

Electrical products supplier alleges contractor owes $13,000

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 4, 2018

KEYSER — A Martinsburg electrical products supplier is suing a contractor, alleging it owes more than $13,000 for breach of agreement and unjust enrichment.

Cabell Co. jury says Daimler not responsible for Freightliner truck deaths

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 4, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County jury found in favor of the defendant in a case against Daimler Trucks North America for the 2010 death of three individuals in an accident on Interstate 64.

Customer alleges Magic Mart owner wrongly accused him of shoplifting

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 4, 2018

PINEVILLE — A Wyoming County man is suing a department store owner, alleging battery, invasion of privacy and violation of civil rights.

Fayette County consumer accuses law firm that collects debt of oppressive practices

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 4, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County woman has filed a class action lawsuit against collectors, alleging abusive debt collection practices.

Former employee accuses Kanawha County company of unlawful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 4, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former employee is suing a Kanawah County company and and supervisor, alleging disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Moundsville widow alleges memorial service providers breached contract

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 4, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE — A Moundsville widow is suing memorial service providers, alleging breach of contract and negligence.

Glen Dale homeowners allege county water system manager ruined property

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 4, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE — A Glen Dale mother and daughter are suing the local water and sewage system manager, alleging breach of duty and negligence.

Kanawha County sheriff alleges Cross Lanes business owes $35,000

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 4, 2018

CHARLESTON — The Kanawha County sheriff is suing a Charleston business, alleging more than $35,000 in unpaid taxes.

Patient accuses Mercer County surgeon of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 4, 2018

PRINCETON — A patient is suing a Mercer County doctor, alleging negligence during surgery after a vehicle crash.

Republican Legislature has made tackling opioid epidemic a coordinated team effort

By Mike Maroney | Sep 4, 2018

CHARLESTON – In 2016, approximately 64,000 people died of a drug overdose. That’s more than the number of people that would fit into Milan Puskar Stadium. Of those deaths, close to 50,000 were caused by opioids. West Virginia has been the hardest hit state in this national epidemic, with a death rate of 52 people per 100,000.

Attorneys seek to limit 'self-serving' statements by Loughry

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 4, 2018

CHARLESTON — Two assistant U.S. attorneys filed a motion in limine in suspended Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry's criminal case.

Let’s fight against fraud together

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 4, 2018

Let’s fight against fraud together @WestVirginiaAG

BOWLES RICE: Roger Hanshaw elected 58th West Virginia House of Delegates speaker

By Press release submission | Sep 5, 2018

On a party-line 62-34 vote Wednesday, the West Virginia House of Delegates elected two-term Delegate Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, to be the 58th speaker of the House.

State DOT alleges Ohio road construction business did poor work

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 5, 2018

CHARLESTON — A state government agency is suing an Ohio road construction business, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Ohio County property owner accuses Chesapeake Appalachia of reckless conduct

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 5, 2018

WHEELING — An Ohio County business property owner is suing an Oklahoma-based company, alleging breach of contract, negligence and reckless conduct.

Fruth Pharmacy accuses solution provider of breach of contracts, negligence

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 5, 2018

POINT PLEASANT — A West Virginia pharmacy is suing a 340B solution provider, alleging breach of contracts, negligence and breach of fiduciary duty.

Dunbar customer accuses loan servicer of fraud

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 5, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Dunbar woman is suing a loan servicer, alleging fraud.

Pedestrian alleges Charleston's negligence caused her to fall on street

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 5, 2018

CHARLESTON — A pedestrian is suing Charleston and a state department, alleging negligence caused her to fall on a poorly maintained road.

East Lynn motorist alleges public utility caused crash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 5, 2018

WAYNE — An East Lynn motorist is suing a water utility company, alleging negligent entrustment.

Ohio property owner alleges Wheeling roofer performed substandard work

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 5, 2018

WHEELING — An Ohio property owner is suing a Wheeling roofing contractor, alleging breach of contract.

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