News from May 2019

Widow claims malfunctioning mantrip caused her husband's death

By Carrie Bradon | May 10, 2019

CLARKSBURG — A widow is suing a parts manufacturer, alleging that a malfunctioning mantrip caused the death of her husband.

Miner claims he was injured by malfunctioning hook

By Carrie Bradon | May 10, 2019

BECKLEY — A miner is suing a manufacturer of a hook that allegedly malfunctioned and caused him injury on the job.

Former Berkeley aides sue media outlets for publishing audio recording

By Kyla Asbury | May 10, 2019

MARTINSBURG — The two teachers aides in Berkeley County accused of verbally abusing students in a special needs classroom filed a lawsuit this week against news organizations that published the audio recording secretly taken in the classroom.

Justice Holdings sues Raleigh business for failure to pay debt

By Kyla Asbury | May 10, 2019

BECKLEY — Justice Holdings filed a lawsuit against a Raleigh County business it claims owes more than $12,000 for goods and services provided.

Murray Energy loses appeal involving alleged miner intimidation

By Kyla Asbury | May 10, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Murray American Energy lost an appeal in a suit claiming he intimidated miners when they reported unsafe working conditions.

AG's office urges consumers be cautious when seeking hail damage repairs

By Chris Dickerson | May 13, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is urging Putnam County and other nearby consumers forced to deal with hail damage from recent thunderstorms to be cautious when hiring others to assist with repair and cleanup.

West Virginia joins federal lawsuit claiming price conspiracy among generic drug makers

By Chris Dickerson | May 13, 2019

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – West Virginia and 43 other states have filed an antitrust lawsuit claiming some of the nation’s largest generic drug companies conspired to inflate and manipulate prices, cut competition and restrain trade for more than 100 different drugs.

Motorist files suit against Northern Clearing, driver over I-70 crash

By Carrie Bradon | May 14, 2019

WHEELING – A Pennsylvania man is suing a Wisconsin-headquartered company and a Michigan man over a collision on Interstate 70.

Former NuCo2 truck driver alleges he was constructively discharged

By Carrie Bradon | May 14, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man is suing his former employer over allegations he was subjected to inappropriate and racial comments and was constructively discharged.

Former inmate alleges he was not provided medical care after beating at Huttonsville Correctional Center

By Carrie Bradon | May 14, 2019

CHARLESTON – A man alleges he was injured in a beating by another inmate while an inmate of the Huttonsville Correctional Center and did not receive medical attention.

Consumer alleges Wesbanco failed to honor money market certificate

By Carrie Bradon | May 14, 2019

MORGANTOWN – A Monongalia County woman alleges a bank has failed to honor the terms of a money market certificate.

Woman files suit against Preston County Sheriff's Office, other county agencies over seizure of pit bull

By Carrie Bradon | May 14, 2019

KINGWOOD – A woman alleges her dog was seized from a property and she was not provided a written notice.

Attorney suing delegate for blocking him on Facebook says such action distorts expressive forum

By Kyla Asbury | May 14, 2019

ST. MARYS – Harrisville attorney Scott A. Windom is suing Delegate Jason Harshbarger (R-Ritchie) claiming the representative blocked him on Facebook.

West Virginia students deserve the option of public charter schools

By Patricia Rucker | May 14, 2019

CHARLESTON – Across the country, millions of students, families and educators recently celebrated National Charter Schools Week and how they transform communities by bringing educational opportunities to students. Unfortunately, our students are left out of these celebrations because West Virginia is one of the few states that does not currently allow public charter schools.

Tabbatha Perdue might want to rethink this lawsuit

By The West Virginia Record | May 14, 2019

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Tabit files pre-candidacy papers for 2020 Supreme Court race

By Kyla Asbury | May 14, 2019

CHARLESTON — Kanawha Circuit Judge Joanna Tabit filed pre-candidacy papers today with the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office to run in the 2020 state Supreme Court justice race.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF WEST VIRGINIA: United States Attorney Announces $17 Million Healthcare Fraud Settlement

By Press release submission | May 15, 2019

United States Attorney Mike Stuart, along with Special Agent in Charge Maureen R. Dixon, United States Department of Health and Human Services.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: Angela W. Konrad Named West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellow

By Press release submission | May 15, 2019

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Angela W. Konrad has been named to the 2019 West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellows class.

FLAHERTY SENSABAUGH BONASSO PLLC: Tom Flaherty shares ‘ten attributes for success’ during West Virginia University Institute of Technology Commencement address

By Press release submission | May 15, 2019

Attorney Tom Flaherty had the honor of addressing 2019 graduates at West Virginia University Institute of Technology Commencement on May 4th.

FLAHERTY SENSABAUGH BONASSO PLLC: Justin Jack and Amy Malone to Co-Present “Medicaid Fraud Control Unit – Implications of SB 318”

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | May 15, 2019

Justin Jack and Amy Malone will be co-presenting “Medicaid Fraud Control Unit – Implications of SB 318” at the 2019 West Virginia Healthcare Financial Management Association Spring Conference.

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