News from May 2019

Estate administrator seeks return of Wyoming County property

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

PINEVILLE – An estate administrator is seeking the return of a Wyoming County property.

Property owner alleges installation of Suddenlink cable through drains caused property damage

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

BECKLEY – A Fayette County man is suing construction company and a media provider over allegations the installation of cable through drains on his property caused water to back up and damage the property.

Man alleges he was not given the amount of work as promised by ZDS Design/Consulting Services at hiring

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man alleges he was hired by a St. Albans company and then did not work the hours he was promised per month at the time of his hiring.

Miner alleges CONSOL terminated him because of spot found on X-ray

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

WHEELING – An Ohio County man alleging that he was terminated from his job as an underground coal miner because he had a spot on his lung and could not pay for the tests his employer required to return to his job.

Woman alleges she was terminated from job at Super 8 because of pregnancy

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

BECKLEY – A Beckley woman is suing her employer alleging that she was terminated because of her pregnancy.

Federal government sues Justice companies for unpaid violation penalties

By Kyla Asbury | May 8, 2019

ROANOKE — A federal lawsuit was filed against 23 companies owned by Gov. Jim Justice by the federal government over the companies' failure to pay $4.7 million in unpaid Federal Mine Safety and Health Act violation penalties.

Two magistrates indicted, suspended without pay

By Kyla Asbury | May 8, 2019

CLARKSBURG — Two West Virginia magistrates were indicted on wire fraud, mail fraud and obstruction charges on Tuesday.

Three lawsuits filed against Mercer County Board of Education, officials for abuse of students

By Kyla Asbury | May 8, 2019

PRINCETON — Three lawsuits were filed against the Mercer County Board of Education alleging children were mistreated at Cumberland Heights Early Learning Center in Bluefield and an aide was retaliated against when she reported the incidents.

Family files suit against U.S. Crane and Rigging, driver over U.S. 460 collision

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

PRINCETON – A Princeton family has filed suit against a Virginia man and his employer over a collision on U.S. Route 460 near Oakvale.

Kanawha Scales & Systems alleges it is owed more than $7,000 for services

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

PINEVILLE – A company doing business in Wyoming County is suing a group of companies who have allegedly failed to pay for its services.

Watkins Manufacturing files legal action seeking over $7,000 on open account

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

PRINCETON — A corporation is suing a client who allegedly failed to pay more than $7,000 for goods delivered.

Jackson County couple seeks release of deed of trust on property

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

RIPLEY – A Jackson County couple is seeking the release of a deed of trust on a property they own.

State alleges R Bar does not have valid workers' compensation insurance

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

CHARLESTON – The state is seeking to enjoin a company in the state from doing business until it obtains valid workers' compensation insurance.

Chester man developing property seeks declaration that city's ordinance is invalid

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND – A Chester man developing a property is seeking declaratory judgment regarding an ordinance passed by the city.

Lawyer, former South Charleston mayor claims client owes $12,000 for services delivered

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

PRINCETON — A lawyer is suing a client who allegedly has failed to pay for services delivered.

Morgantown man alleges arthritic knee was misdiagnosed as deep vein thrombosis

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

MORGANTOWN – A Morgantown couple alleges the husband's arthritic knee was misdiagnosed by physicians at a hospital's emergency room.

State Supreme Court replaces majority of Judicial Investigation Commission

By Chris Dickerson | May 10, 2019

CHARLESTON – Five of the nine members of the state Judicial Investigation Commission, including the former commission chairman, have been replaced.

Consumer alleges Healthcare Revenue Recovery Group harassed her with collection calls

By Carrie Bradon | May 10, 2019

LOGAN – A Logan County woman alleges a debt collector has harassed her with phone calls about an alleged debt.

Coal company is accused of failing to reimburse deceased miner's trust fund

By Carrie Bradon | May 10, 2019

BECKLEY — A coal company is being sued for allegedly failing to reimburse a trust fund as required by law.

Miner claims amputation injury resulted from having insufficient training for task he was assigned

By Carrie Bradon | May 10, 2019

PINEVILLE — A miner is suing his employer, alleging he was put to work without the proper training, which resulted in him being seriously injured.

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