News from April 2019

Company that owns casinos sues app developer for breach of agreement

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 23, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. — A lawsuit has been filed in Delaware involving a company that owns two West Virginia casinos. The lawsuit, which was filed in the Chancery Court of Delaware last week, involves a sports betting controversy that impacted Wheeling Island Casino and Racetrack in Wheeling and Mardi Gras Casino in Nitro, according to MetroNews.

Earth Pipeline Services alleges it is owed more than $3.6 million for pipeline project work

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 23, 2019

NEW MARTINSVILLE – A Canonsburg, Pennsylvania company alleges it was not paid in full for work it performed relating to a pipeline project.

Suit filed against Continental Motors over repair of aircraft engine

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 23, 2019

BECKLEY – A Florida limited liability company and a Raleigh County landowner have filed a suit against a repair station and aircraft parts manufacturer over the repair of an engine.

Honda vehicle buyers allege that vehicle is not in conformity with warranty

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 23, 2019

BECKLEY – A West Virginia couple alleges a new Honda vehicle they purchased has issues that the manufacturer has failed to correct.

Woman alleges Laurel Lodge Enterprises, Beckley Lodging failed to provide her safety equipment to clean black mold

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 23, 2019

BECKLEY – A woman alleges she was forced to quit her job at a Raleigh County hotel because she was made to clean black mold without the appropriate safety equipment.

WVDEP alleges Revelation Energy is discharging pollutants in excess of permit limits

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 23, 2019

CHARLESTON – A state agency alleges that a coal mining company is unlawfully discharging pollutants in excess of its permit levels in Kanawha County.

Housekeeper alleges Greatway Hospitality fired her for refusing to lie regarding litigation

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 23, 2019

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County woman alleges she was terminated from her position as head housekeeper by her employer for refusing to lie in a pending litigation against it.

Supreme Court weighs validity of deferred adjudication for individual's 2nd DUI charge

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 23, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has sided with the Morgan Circuit Court on a case involving a writ of prohibition filed by the state after a man requested deferred adjudication in a driving under the influence offense.

Charles Town joins municipalities suing drug manufacturers, retailers for opioid epidemic

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 23, 2019

MARTINSBURG — The city of Charles Town is suing drug manufacturers and distributors it claims played a part in the opioid epidemic in the state.

JACKSON KELLY PLLC: Thirty-Six Jackson Kelly Attorneys Named to 2019 West Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars Lists

By Press release submission | Apr 23, 2019

Jackson Kelly PLLC is pleased to announce that 36 of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2019 West Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars, which recognize lawyers who have achieved a significant level of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Driving innovation through the support of entrepreneurship

By Michelle Christian | Apr 23, 2019

WASHINGTON – The ability of small businesses to drive innovation is critical to U.S. competitiveness. The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced the addition of seven new clusters to its portfolio of communities it supports through the Regional Innovation Clusters Initiative, raising the total number of clusters in the program to fourteen.

Asking POTUS to get rid of WOTUS

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 23, 2019

Please, adopt the new Waters of the United States rule. We’re tired of interrogating ruts, puddles and ditches.

Cameron property owner alleges Ohio County Coal mining operations damaged property

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 24, 2019

MOUNDSVILLE – A Cameron couple alleges their property has been damaged by coal mining operations.

Barboursville man seeks damages from allegedly intoxicated driver, Lady Godiva's over collision

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 24, 2019

HUNTINGTON – A Barboursville man is suing a group of men and a gentleman's club over a rear-end collision on U.S. 60.

Buyers of Oakwood Homes manufactured home allege it was damaged during transport

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 24, 2019

WILLIAMSON – A Baisden couple is suing the seller and manufacturer of their mobile home over allegations the home was damaged during transport and the company failed to repair the damage.

Means Lumber customer alleges ice in garage caused fall

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 24, 2019

BECKLEY – A Mount Hope man is suing a lumber company alleging that he was caused to slip and fall because of ice on the premises.

Raleigh County couple files suit against doctor over alleged negligence during surgery

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 24, 2019

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County couple alleges a doctor's negligence in treating a fracture has caused the husband pain and injury.

Woman alleges Valley Training Centers failed to address her sexual harassment complaint

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 24, 2019

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County woman is suing a college over allegations she was sexually harassed by an employee while attending the institution.

Supreme Court says Logan County deputy violated man's rights by removing him from home

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 24, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that Logan Circuit Court did not err when it denied a man's post-trial motions for judgment asking for a new trial.

Former Wheeling teacher arrested on charge of sexual abuse by a person of trust

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 24, 2019

WHEELING – A former Ohio County teacher at the heart of a civil lawsuit claiming she sexually and mentally abused a former student has been arrested.

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