CHARLESTON – A couple is seeking damages claiming that a woman was struck and injured by a revolving door.
News from March 2019
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF WEST VIRGINIA: United States Attorney Mike Stuart Announces Commitment to Ending Elder Abuse
United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced his commitment to ending elder abuse. Approximately one in ten Americans aged 60 and over have experienced some form of elder abuse in the last year.
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF WEST VIRGINIA: The Northern District of West Virginia takes part in largest-ever nationwide elder fraud sweep
Attorney General William P. Barr and U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history, surpassing last year’s nationwide sweep.
WHEELING – A dermatologist has been accused of sexually harassing and assaulting a former employee. Jerry Hahn and Ganzer-Hahn Dermatology Associates were named as defendants in a lawsuit filed March 11 in Ohio Circuit Court by Ashley George.
Benchmark Litigation named Bowles Rice its “West Virginia Firm of the Year” for the third consecutive year during its 2019 U.S. awards ceremony at Essex House in New York City on February 28.
Melissa Foster Bird, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough partner, has been inducted as a Fellow to the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), one of the premier legal associations of North America.
Justin Harrison has been appointed to serve as the new Chair of the Employment Law Committee of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia (DTCWV).
CHARLESTON – The state Senate wants the U.S. Supreme Court to review a state Supreme Court ruling that ended last fall’s impeachment proceedings. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a petition March 11 with the U.S. Supreme Court. The House of Delegates filed a similar request in January.
A corporation claims a mining company owes it more than $35,000 for services.
WHEELING — A woman claims that she was scam called 25 times by companies.
A financial institution is seeking more than $80,000 allegedly owed on a lease.
A woman was allegedly injured at a health care facility due to the negligence of the professionals there.
HUNTINGTON — A couple claims that a health care provider was negligent in caring for a man who fell repeatedly.
CHARLESTON – The 2019 regular session of the West Virginia Legislature came to an end at midnight Saturday, and just in time. It’s hard to recall when there was such acrimony among lawmakers under the Capitol dome.
Walmart patron awarded $17 million after shoplifter knocked her down
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina hog farmers, supported by national farming and manufacturing groups, have asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to reverse a $50 million nuisance verdict that was the opening shot in litigation that has delivered more than $500 million in verdicts for property owners who say they are being annoyed by noise and smells emanating from nearby farms.
CHARLESTON – A statewide legal reform group is blaming House leadership for a lack of meaningful legal reform during the recently completed legislative session.
An LLC claims that a $100,000 refundable deposit was never returned to it.