News from April 2019

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Working With Experts webinar planned for April 24

By Charmaine Little | Apr 2, 2019

The Working With Experts course will soon be available for Financial Poise Webinars' Newbie Litigator School’s Winter/Spring 2019 session. It will take place Wednesday, April 24 from 1-2 p.m. Central Standard Time.

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Webinar on intellectual property available for entrepreneurs, business owners

By Charmaine Little | Apr 2, 2019

Founders and entrepreneurs of blooming businesses are encouraged to get educated on all things intellectual property in one of Financial Poise’s latest webinars, IP-101: What Every Founder/Entrepreneur Must Know. The on-demand webinar, which is sponsored by EisnerAmper, is slated to give special advice for those who have launched their own startup businesses.

Women-owned businesses are succeeding in the U.S. economy

By Michelle Christian | Apr 2, 2019

WASHINGTON – Women entrepreneurs make up a growing share of U.S. small business owners. The American Express 2018 State of Women-Owned Businesses report, which makes its projections based on data from the most recent U.S. Census Bureau Survey of Business Owners, estimates that they own 12.3 million companies in the U.S. – compare that to 1972 when there were only 402,000 women-owned businesses.

Is Allen Loughry appealing? Not to us!

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 2, 2019

Loughry has the right to appeal, just as we all do, but he also has the option to confess his guilt and start making reparations for the harm he’s done. He could set an example for the rest of us, in case we ever transgress the rules of right behavior. That would make him more appealing.

Quality Carriers truck driver alleges unsafe working condition caused fall, arm injury

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 3, 2019

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County man alleges an unsafe working condition caused him to fall and injure his arm.

Kentucky company alleges Revelation Energy owes more than $55,000

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 3, 2019

HUNTINGTON – A Kentucky equipment company is suing a Milton energy company for more than $55,000 for allegedly unpaid accounts.

Cabell Huntington Hospital is named in negligent care lawsuit

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 3, 2019

HUNTINGTON—A woman is suing a hospital, claiming that she nearly died due to the neglect of a medical team.

Couple sues apartment owner, landlord following fall down flight of stairs

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 3, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A couple is suing the owner of an apartment after they were both caused to fall, allegedly due to the lack of handrail on a staircase.

Tri-State Coating & Machine employee files suit after lathe caused third-degree burns to hand

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 3, 2019

HUNTINGTON – A Lincoln County couple is suing the husband's employer after he sustained third-degree burns on his hand while working.

Man sues state mental health facility after fellow patient reportedly stabbed him in the eye

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 3, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A man is suing a mental health hospital, alleging he was attacked by a dangerous patient.

Former Workers' Compensation employee sentenced for fake Facebook messages

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2019

CHARLESTON — A former Workers' Compensation Office employee pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment by an electronic communication device charge after she allegedly sent a fake Facebook message in an attempt to have Chief Administrative Law Judge Rebecca Roush removed from office.

Former surgical aide accuses Raleigh General Hospital of discrimination, retaliation

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 4, 2019

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County man claims that he was terminated from his position at a hospital because of his race.

Barboursville Sanitary Board accused of multiple sewage spills on private property

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 4, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A couple is suing a sanitary board, alleging their property was damaged by sewage on multiple occasions.

Borrower claims Alltran Education erroneously placed her student loan in default

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 4, 2019

CHARLESTON — A woman is suing a lender, claiming that her loan was unfairly put in default.

Paul White Chevrolet alleges customer failed to pay loan in full

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 4, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Chevrolet dealership alleges a Fayette County resident failed to pay an auto loan in full.

Woman claims she fell because of a defective sidewalk in Huntington

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 4, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A woman is suing the City of Huntington following a trip and fall, alleging she was injured on a defective sidewalk.

Student sues Kanawha school board over alleged sexual assault, harassment by G.W. classmate

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 4, 2019

CHARLESTON — A minor student is suing the Kanawha County Board of Education, claiming she was sexually assaulted, harassed and intimidated by another student on school grounds.

Man claims teacher sexually abused him for 14 years, says former Wheeling Park principal knew

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 4, 2019

WHEELING – A Marshall County man says his former teacher sexually and mentally abused him for years, starting when he was her student in middle school and continuing for 14 years, including the birth of four children together.

Herc Services alleges it is owed more than $140,000 for work on pipeline project

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 5, 2019

MOUNDSVILLE – A Pennsylvania company alleges the owner of the Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline Project failed to pay more than $143,000 for work it performed.

Serra Retirement Center, Weirton Geriatric Center named in suit over resident's death

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 5, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND – An estate representative has filed suit against a Weirton nursing facility over allegations its failure to implement safeguards contributed to the death of a resident.

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