News from February 2019
CHARLESTON — As the state Senate's education omnibus bill heads to the House of Delegates, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed an opinion regarding one aspect of the measure.
National law firm Wilson Elser has promoted 19 of counsel and associates to nonequity partner, effective January 1, 2019.
CHARLESTON – Less than six months after having his law license reinstated, Dante diTrapano has become a partner at a prominent Charleston law firm.
CHARLESTON — A state Senate bill would move West Virginia’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit from the Department of Health and Human Resources to the Attorney General’s office.
CHARLESTON — A state Judicial Hearing Board hearing about former Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry has been rescheduled for a second time. And, the federal sentencing for former Justice Menis Ketchum will be rescheduled once again.
A motorist is suing two drivers, citing alleged negligence.
A husband and wife are suing a city and its sewer service overseers, citing alleged nuisance, trespass and strict liability.
A real property owner is suing a city and sewer service providers, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.
An employee is suing a correctional authority and a warden, citing alleged violations of the West Virginia Human Rights Act and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
A parent of a female student with Williams Syndrome is suing her school system citing alleged negligent staffing and supervision of students, negligent hiring and supervision of staff, negligent supervision of another student, breach of duty and tort of outrage.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has started the process of distributing more than $235,000 to consumers victimized by a kitchen hardware manufacturing and sales company.
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC announces the retirement of E. Dandridge “Dan” McDonald from the active practice of law.
NELSON MULLINS: Three Nelson Mullins West Virginia Lawyers Chosen for 2019 ‘Super Lawyers,’ ‘Rising Stars’
Three Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP West Virginia lawyers have been chosen for inclusion in the 2019 West Virginia “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” publication.
Huntington associate J.L. Brydie and Columbia associate Donna O. Tillis will participate in the Firm's first year of involvement with Leadership Council on Legal Diversity's Pathfinder Program.
Charleston attorney W. Kent Carper relishes being called the "King of Small Torts," a nod to the legendary lawyer known for the very large ones, Melvin Belli.
Fuel equipment supplier refuses to comply with confidential settlement agreement, gas company claims in lawsuit
A natural gas company is suing a fuel equipment supplier, citing alleged breach of contract and fraud.