News from February 2019

Supreme Court statewide e-filing system to be fully implemented by 2021

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 13, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia is on its way to having a fully uniform e-filing system across all 55 counties over the next few years.

Loughry sentenced to two years in prison

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 13, 2019

CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry has been sentenced to two years in prison and three years supervised probation.

Surviving spouse sues vehicle's driver and owner

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2019

A widow is suing a vehicle owner and its operator, citing alleged negligence.

Estate of man killed in collision sues driver, owner

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2019

A personal representative is suing a vehicle owner and operator, citing alleged negligence.

Landowner says property buyer breached contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2019

A landowner is suing a property management company, citing alleged breach of contract.

City claims contractor breached contract with subpar work

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2019

A municipal corporation is suing a construction company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Canterbury says damage done by Loughry goes deeper than crimes for which he was convicted

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 14, 2019

CHARLESTON – The former state Supreme Court administrator who was fired days after former Justice Allen Loughry became chief justice says he thinks justice has been served.

Warner's love for law started as a child, remains strong to this day

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 14, 2019

Since he was a child, Bobby Warner knew he wanted to practice law, as his father’s career was always interesting and attractive.

Founder DiTrapano's legacy lives on despite Charleston law firm's recent name change

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 14, 2019

CHARLESTON –DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons has a new name, but the members insist it’s the same law firm. The firm, located in downtown Charleston, now is known as DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress.

Motorist sues utility truck owner Eagle Distributing Company, driver for negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A motorist is suing Eagle Distributing Company and Joseph F. Hiner, utility truck owner and driver, citing alleged negligence.​

Real estate company North Hills Group sues frack fluid disposal operators for gross negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

FAYETTEVILLE — A real estate property owner is suing Danny Webb and Danny Webb Construction Co., Inc., a frack fluid disposal operator, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty and unjust enrichment.

Homeowners sue contractors JS Breeden Builders for fraudulent business practices

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

CHARLESTON — Property owners are suing remodeling contractors J.S. Breeden Builders Inc. and James Scott Breeden, citing alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Brickstreet Mutual seeks $31,000 from North Carolina company in breach of contract lawsuit

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

CHARLESTON — A licensed insurer is suing a North Carolina company, citing alleged breach of duty and unjust enrichment.

Insurance company sues Jerrco Inc. for unpaid premium

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

CHARLESTON — A liability insurer is suing a Virginia corporation for alleged breach of duty and unjust enrichment.

Consumers sue Ford, lender alleging breach of contract

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

Consumers are suing an automobile dealer and lender, citing alleged violation of the "lemon law."

Limited liability company sues borrowers for unpaid loan

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

A limited liability company is suing borrowers, citing alleged breach of loan agreement.

Insurer sues Glow Worm Coal Company for breach of contract

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

CHARLESTON — A licensed insurer is suing Glow Worm Coal Company, a client, citing alleged breach of duty and unjust enrichment.

Employee claims CAMC mistreated him because of his ethnicity

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 15, 2019

An employee is suing a health care facility, citing alleged racial discrimination and wrongful discharge.

Milk catcher sues United Dairy after workplace accident results in leg amputation

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 15, 2019

A milk catcher is suing an Ohio corporation, citing an allegedly unsafe work environment.

Motorist sues AutoZone and employee over traffic accident

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 16, 2019

A motorist is suing an employer and its employee, citing alleged negligence.

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