News from February 2019

Man's estate alleges nursing home was negligent

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 5, 2019

An estate administrator is suing nursing home facility operators, citing alleged violation of residents' rights.

Injured motorist claims negligence after auto collision

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 5, 2019

A motorist is suing an insurance company and an individual citing alleged breach of contract and negligence.

Buffalo Wild Wings server claims harassment and hostile workplace

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 5, 2019

A restaurant server is suing the owner of the restaurant where she worked, citing an alleged hostile work environment and sexual harassment.

Marmet police chief claims retaliation after filing workers' compensation claim

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 5, 2019

A chief of police is suing the town that employs him and its officials, citing alleged violation of workers' compensation laws.

Morrisey, other AGs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear case on ban of dismemberment abortions

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 5, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a 21-state effort urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case about a state’s ability to ban a disturbing type of abortion.

It's time to put our foster children first

By Amy Summers | Feb 5, 2019

To remedy the foster care crisis and ensure the health and well-being of nearly 7,000 little Mountaineers, the state Department of Health and Human Resources has dramatically increased staff and raised salaries to fill the department’s vacancies. But this is not enough.

Innovation is key to transforming education

By John Perdue and Kent Leonhardt | Feb 5, 2019

CHARLESTON – When there is a good idea, a truly viable option to move our state forward, we should work together to transform that idea into a tangible opportunity. The road to progress has fewer bumps when we travel in the same direction. As State Agriculture Commissioner and State Treasurer, we agree that “road to progress” begins with education.

We can tell West Virginia's story the best

By Bill Bissett | Feb 5, 2019

While the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce does many things, such as advocating for our membership and promoting opportunities in our region, this position has given me greater insight related to a question that I have asked myself throughout my career — How do we make West Virginia a better place to live, work and thrive?

Getting around third-party rules for bigger cash haul

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 5, 2019

In short, if you want to make a third-party bad-faith claim, just say the third party’s not a third party.

Landlord suing Firehouse Subs owner for alleged breach of contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 6, 2019

A landlord is suing a tenant and guarantors, citing alleged breach of contract.

Former employee charges coal company with wrongful termination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 6, 2019

A former employee is suing a West Virginia corporation and its employee, citing alleged wrongful termination and violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act.

Company sues estate and individuals, wants possession of property

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 6, 2019

An LLC is suing for possession of property whose previous owner bought it at a tax auction.

Consumer sues Ford for alleged breach of warranty

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 6, 2019

A consumer is suing a car manufacturer, citing alleged unfair and deceptive business practices.

Woman blames Kroger for injuries after fall at store

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 6, 2019

A business patron is suing a supermarket corporation citing alleged negligence and premises liability.

Husband blames LabCorp, doctor, others for wife's death

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 6, 2019

A husband is suing health care providers citing alleged negligence.

Ohio Co. teachers sue school board for allowing hostile work environment, sexual harassment

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 6, 2019

WHEELING —Three teachers are suing the Ohio County Board of Education for the board's indifference to complaints made about an alleged sexual predator who was employed by the school board.

State owns 8,380 vehicles -- about 4,000 fewer than what was being insured

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 6, 2019

CHARLESTON – The state of West Virginia owns 8,380 vehicles, according to the chairman of the House Committee on Government Organization. That number is about 4,000 fewer than the number of vehicles that have been insured by the state.

Former inmate sues correction officer alleging unlawful use of excessive force

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 7, 2019

A former inmate is suing a correctional officer, citing alleged assault and battery.

Couple claims CAMC, physician were negligent

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 7, 2019

A Wyoming County couple is suing a medical facility and doctor, citing alleged negligence.

Paint distributor sues contractor for breach of contract

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 7, 2019

A paint distributor is suing a contractor, citing alleged breach of contract.

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