News from April 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.
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.
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.
BECKLEY – A Raleigh County man alleges an unsafe working condition caused him to fall and injure his arm.
HUNTINGTON – A Kentucky equipment company is suing a Milton energy company for more than $55,000 for allegedly unpaid accounts.
HUNTINGTON—A woman is suing a hospital, claiming that she nearly died due to the neglect of a medical team.
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.
HUNTINGTON – A Lincoln County couple is suing the husband's employer after he sustained third-degree burns on his hand while working.
HUNTINGTON — A man is suing a mental health hospital, alleging he was attacked by a dangerous patient.
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.
BECKLEY – A Raleigh County man claims that he was terminated from his position at a hospital because of his race.
HUNTINGTON — A couple is suing a sanitary board, alleging their property was damaged by sewage on multiple occasions.
CHARLESTON — A woman is suing a lender, claiming that her loan was unfairly put in default.
CHARLESTON – A Chevrolet dealership alleges a Fayette County resident failed to pay an auto loan in full.
HUNTINGTON — A woman is suing the City of Huntington following a trip and fall, alleging she was injured on a defective sidewalk.
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.
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.
MOUNDSVILLE – A Pennsylvania company alleges the owner of the Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline Project failed to pay more than $143,000 for work it performed.
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.