News from June 2019

WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE: Gov. Justice appoints Jean Kranz as director of CHIP

By Press release submission | Jun 3, 2019

Gov. Jim Justice announced the appointment of Jean Kranz as director of the West Virginia Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE: Gov. Justice appoints Kornish as judge for 8th Judicial Circuit serving McDowell County

By Press release submission | Jun 3, 2019

Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Edward J. Kornish of Welch, WV to the 8th Judicial Circuit Court, which serves McDowell County.

WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE: Gov. Justice signs series of bills from 2019 Special Session

By Press release submission | Jun 3, 2019

Gov. Jim Justice has signed a series of 17 bills passed by the West Virginia Legislature last week as part of the 2019 Special Session.

Insurance company seeks more than $15,000 from St. Albans shop over allegedly faulty brake repair

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 3, 2019

CHARLESTON – An insurance company alleges a St. Albans tire shop's negligence in a brake repair led to a collision and is seeking subrogation.

Former HealthSouth, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital employee alleges she faced hostile work environment

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 3, 2019

MORGANTOWN – A Monongalia County woman alleges she was subjected to a hostile work environment before she was terminated last year.

Woman alleges doctor was not professional, files suit against CAMC General

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 3, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Milton woman is suing a health care facility and others over allegations she was threatened and harassed.

Woman alleges rights were violated when she was asked to leave Sleep Inn

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 3, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Milton woman alleges she felt discriminated against by a hotel after a shower chair malfunctioned and she was asked to leave.

Petersburg resident files suit against attorney over allegations of legal malpractice in termination case

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 3, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Petersburg man has filed suit against an attorney over the handling of his suit against his former employer.

Milton woman files negligence suit after she was allegedly stranded on I-64 without gas for 10 hours

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 3, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Milton woman has filed suit against a Kanawha County law enforcement office over allegations she was stranded on an interstate without gas for 10 hours and no one stopped to assist her.

Kanawha judge remands woman's negligence suit to magistrate court, cites 'wildly overvalued' claims

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 3, 2019

CHARLESTON – A circuit judge has remanded a woman's negligence case against an investment group to a magistrate court.

Parents sue Dreambaby safety catches after toddler accesses knives in drawer, injures eye

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 3, 2019

BECKLEY – An Oceana couple is suing the maker of Dreambaby child safety products over allegations their minor child was able to overpower a safety catch, access knives inside a drawer and injure her eye with a knife.

16 states, including W.Va., reach settlement regarding potentially exposed medical records

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 3, 2019

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office announced the settlement June 3 regarding a May 2015 data breach involving health records company Medical Informatics Engineering Inc. and NoMoreClipboard LLC. The AGs claim hackers infiltrated WebChart, an MIE-run web application, and stole electronic health information.

BAILEY GLASSER LLP: Energy Litigator Brian Swiger Joins Bailey & Glasser

By Press release submission | Jun 4, 2019

Bailey & Glasser LLP is pleased to announce that Brian Swiger has joined the firm as a partner based in the Charleston, West Virginia, office.

Property owner alleges Oceana water line was extended without permission

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 4, 2019

BECKLEY – A Wyoming County resident alleges a municipal water utility placed a water line through his property without his permission.

Couple alleges property was damaged by a negligent Wheeling crew during waterline repair

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 4, 2019

WHEELING – A Wheeling couple is suing the city over allegations that their property was damaged by a negligent crew during the repair of a waterline.

Former Professional Transportation driver said he was fired for filing workers' comp claim

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 4, 2019

LOGAN – A Logan County man alleges he was terminated for filing a claim for workers' compensation after being injured while driving for his former employer.

Consumer alleges Chevrolet Equinox is defective, seeks replacement from GM

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 4, 2019

LOGAN – A Logan County man alleges he purchased a defective Chevrolet Equinox and is seeking a replacement from the manufacturer.

Ohio man alleges Harley-Davidson motorcycle he purchased has defects

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 4, 2019

HUNTINGTON – An Ohio man alleges a motorcycle he purchased in West Virginia has defects that impair its use and market value.

Daughter files suit against St. Mary's Medical Center over late mother's fractured hip

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 4, 2019

HUNTINGTON – A woman alleges the negligence of a Huntington hospital contributed to her mother's death.

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