News from May 2019

Diocese files motion to dismiss lawsuit filed by state Attorney General's office

By Chris Dickerson | May 1, 2019

PARKERSBURG — The Wheeling-Charleston Diocese has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office alleging it and a former bishop knowingly employed pedophiles.

State has paid Workman nearly $750,000 to lease PEGB offices for 10 years

By Chris Dickerson | May 1, 2019

CHARLESTON – For more than three years, the state Public Employee Grievance Board has paid $7,500 per month to state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman to rent its current headquarters near the state Capitol.

Carter Machinery alleges Revelation Energy owes more than $500,000 for services

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2019

HUNTINGTON – An equipment rental and repair company alleges a Cabell County business failed to pay for its services.

Rish Equipment alleges it is owed more than $6,000 for rental equipment

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2019

WAYNE – An equipment company alleges it is owed more than $6,000 from a customer for rental equipment.

Couple claims Ohio County Coal Co. has damaged their property

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2019

MOUNDSVILLE — A couple is suing a coal company, alleging its operations have damaged their property.

Man who lost leg in crash files suit against Ohio County Sheriff's Office, guardrail manufacturer

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2019

WHEELING – A Wheeling man who lost a leg in a crash while being pursued by an Ohio County Sheriff's Department deputy has filed a suit against the department and a guardrail manufacturer.

Richwood man alleges excessive force was used by police chief

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Richwood man has filed a suit against the city and its chief of police over allegations he was physically assaulted by the officer.

Mother and daughter claim they were victims of harassment, discrimination in the workplace

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2019

MOUNDSVILLE — A mother and daughter are suing their employer, alleging they were unfairly discriminated against in the workplace.

St. Joseph Grade School alleges parent owes more than $25,000 for tuition

By Carrie Bradon | May 1, 2019

HUNTINGTON – A private school in Huntington alleges a parent has failed to pay tuition.

Genzyme alleges Summit Orthopedics owes more than $5,000 for goods

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Chicago business alleges a South Charleston company failed to pay for goods it ordered.

Chesapeake Appalachia owes more than $160,000 in fees, property owners association alleges

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

CHARLESTON – A property owners association alleges Chesapeake Appalachia owes more than $160,000 in fees.

Homestead Materials Handling alleges Seafood Express owes more than $6,000 for equipment

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

CHARLESTON – A St. Albans company alleges a New York-based client owes money from renting equipment.

Northgate Property Owners Association alleges trust owes more than $78,000 in fees

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

CHARLESTON – A property management company for a business park alleges a real estate owner owes more than $78,000 for association fees.

Hilltop Center patient files suit over care after sustaining head fracture

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

FAYETTEVILLE – A Nicholas County woman alleges the negligence of a Fayette County nursing facility caused her injuries.

Son of man killed at Marshall County job site files wrongful death suit against Precision Pipeline, others

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

MOUNDSVILLE – The surviving son of a Texas man killed at a Marshall County job site has filed a wrongful death suit against the companies who owned, maintained, managed or operated the site.

Justices say methods used to determine coal property values don't violate state Constitution

By Kyla Asbury | May 2, 2019

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently ruled that the methods used under sate code to determine the value of coal properties does not violate the state Constitution.

Widow files suit against Ruby Memorial Hospital, others over husband's death

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

MORGANTOWN – The spouse of a late Mount Hope man has filed a suit against several physicians and medical facilities after he died a day after being discharged from the hospital.

Hurricane couple claims JT Contracting built home with defects

By Carrie Bradon | May 2, 2019

WINFIELD – A Hurricane couple allege their home was constructed with defects.

Governor, AG's office announce $37 million settlement with McKesson

By Chris Dickerson | May 2, 2019

That settlement, which Morrisey's office says is believed to be the largest state settlement of its kind against a single pharmaceutical distributor, pushes the total paid in West Virginia’s pursuit of 13 pharmaceutical wholesalers to more than $84 million.

Wheeling Power files suit against two men who allegedly failed to close on property

By Carrie Bradon | May 3, 2019

MOUNDSVILLE – Wheeling Power is seeking an injunction against the sellers of property it purchased over allegations they fail and refuse to close on it.

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