News from January 2019

Trucking company sustained losses after collision, sues for damages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 30, 2019

A trucking company is suing a vehicle owner and driver, citing alleged negligence.

Woman's estate blames medical care providers for her death

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 30, 2019

An administrator is suing a medical providers, citing alleged negligence and vicarious liability.

Estate holds medical providers responsible for man's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 30, 2019

A decedent's representative is suing a medical center, citing alleged negligence.

Huntington attorney gives back with WVU scholarship

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 30, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A Huntington attorney has established a scholarship at West Virginia University College of Law to help ease the burden for a law student from his hometown.

Supreme Court suspends Welch attorney for three months

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 30, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals suspended a Welch attorney for three months after a client made a complaint against her.

Kenova sues drug companies for opioid epidemic

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 30, 2019

CHARLESTON — The City of Kenova filed a lawsuit against the drug manufacturers who caused the opioid crisis currently underway in West Virginia.

Cheat Lake Marina seeks $4.5M from insurance agency and company, alleges civil conspiracy

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 30, 2019

MORGANTOWN – A Monongalia County business has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against an insurance agent and insurance company, accusing them of civil conspiracy, breach of contract and bad faith.

Landlord sues insurance company citing failure to pay claim

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 31, 2019

A property owner is suing an insurance company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman claims she was fired after claiming FMLA benefits

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 31, 2019

A facilities director is suing a public university and its alumni association, citing alleged retaliation.

Commission sends four finalists to governor for Raleigh Circuit vacancy

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 31, 2019

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission sent the names of four possible replacements on Raleigh Circuit Court to Gov. Jim Justice.

High-profile education reform bill passes full Senate committee on 18-16 vote

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 31, 2019

CHARLESTON – The education omnibus bill that has been the center of attention for the state Senate has passed the Committee of the Whole by a slim margin.

Theater union member's sexual harassment case against business manager remanded to state court

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 31, 2019

WHEELING – An Ohio County woman’s lawsuit against a union and its business manager alleging sexual harassment and retaliatory discharge has been remanded back to state court.

AG's office urges consumers to safeguard tax information

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 31, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging consumers to protect personal information and exercise caution when preparing and filing their return this tax season.

Marriott sued for data breach

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 31, 2019

CHARLESTON — A lawsuit has been filed against Marriott International for allegedly failing to secure and safeguard customers' personal information in Maryland federal court.

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