News from May 2019

Widow claims negligence at Horse Creek Eagle Mine caused her husband's death

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

BECKLEY — A widow is suing a group of energy and coal companies, alleging her husband's death was the result of their negligence.

Family of injured boy sues Sky Zone, claiming minor wasn't asked for ID when he falsely signed waiver

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

CHARLESTON—A family is suing Sky Zone, alleging that their minor son was injured while at the facility.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF WEST VIRGINIA: Statement of United States Attorney Mike Stuart Regarding Federal Investigation into 2016 Floods Disaster Relief

By Press release submission | May 6, 2019

United States Attorney Mike Stuart provided the following statement regarding a federal investigation into the 2016 floods disaster relief:

Stuart announces $17 million settlement with Acadia Healthcare

By Kyla Asbury | May 6, 2019

CHARLESTON — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia Mike Stuart announced a $17 million settlement with Acadia Healthcare on Monday during a press conference.

Fluharty also critical of state's $37 million McKesson settlement, Morrisey

By Chris Dickerson | May 6, 2019

WHEELING – The minority vice chairman of the House of Delegates Judiciary Committee is criticizing last week’s $37 million state settlement with a drug company.

My first 90 days on the state Supreme Court

By John Hutchison | May 6, 2019

CHARLESTON – On December 12, 2018, Gov. Jim Justice appointed me to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. At that time, I assumed that I would have a reasonable amount of time to make the transition from 23 ½ years on the circuit bench in Raleigh County to taking office and starting my career as a Justice in Charleston. Wrong!

Virginia woman seeks damages from Salt Rock man over collision at Princeton intersection

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

PRINCETON – A Virginia woman is seeking damages from a Salt Rock man and business over an auto accident that occurred at an intersection in Princeton.

Motorist seeks damages from another driver over Beckley rear-end collision

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

BECKLEY – A motorist is seeking damages from a North Carolina man and his employers over a rear-end collision in Beckley.

Team Sledd alleges All U Need failed to pay for goods purchased on credit

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

WHEELING – A Wheeling company alleges a Morgantown business owes more than $34,000 for merchandise purchased on a commercial credit account.

Client files suit against Bill Kinder & Associates after loss of $130,000 investment

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

BECKLEY – A Lewisburg woman is suing a financial adviser and a business after she allegedly lost thousands that she invested based on their recommendations.

Woman seeks damages from Walmart, driver over collision in Beckley parking lot

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

BECKLEY – A Fayette County woman is suing Walmart Transportation and a Kentucky man over a collision in a parking lot of the retail store in Beckley.

Buyers allege home delivered by S&M Home Sales had defects

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

PRINCETON – A Fayetteville couple is suing a Princeton company over allegations a home they purchased was delivered with defects.

Former Mound View Healthcare worker alleges she was reprimanded for reporting suspected abuse

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

MOUNDSVILLE – A Marshall County woman alleges she resigned from employment with a Moundsville facility after she was reprimanded for reporting suspected patient abuse.

Parents seek damages from Northern Vandalia Properties after child was injured while using swing

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

WHEELING – The parents of a Wheeling child allege the minor was injured because a screw used to anchor a porch swing at a rental property failed and caused the child to fall.

Morrisey says most of McKesson money should go to substance abuse programs

By Chris Dickerson | May 7, 2019

CHARLESTON – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says most of the money from the $37 million settlement with McKesson will be used for substance addiction treatment in the state.

STEPTOE & JOHNSON: Chambers Usa Rankings Include 17 Steptoe & Johnson Attorneys

By Press release submission | May 7, 2019

The Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business rankings for 2019 include 17 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC attorneys.

ORRICK: Orrick Earns Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2019 Guide

By Press release submission | May 7, 2019

Chambers USA recognizes Orrick in 41 litigation, transactional and regulatory practice areas, including Band 1 rankings in practices of importance to the tech, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors.

Morrisey amends complaint against Berkeley educators to add principal, BOE

By Kyla Asbury | May 7, 2019

MARTINSBURG — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey amended his previous complaint against Berkeley County educators to add the school principal, deputy superintendent and the Berkeley County Board of Education.

West Virginia’s opioid settlement with McKesson is best case scenario

By Hoppy Kercheval | May 7, 2019

MORGANTOWN – West Virginia is one of the states hit hardest by the opioid crisis. The American Enterprise Institute estimates the annual cost to the state is $8.8 billion annually.

Workman made lots of money as a landlady

By The West Virginia Record | May 7, 2019

Remember the hilarious response of state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman to the justified outrage when West Virginians found out about her and her fellow justices’ lavish use of taxpayer funds to make themselves more comfortable a​​​​​t our expense?

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