News from May 2019

NELSON MULLINS: Women Attorneys and Staff in Huntington Build Habitat for Humanity House

By Press release submission | May 15, 2019

A group of women attorneys and staff members in Nelson Mullins' Huntington office joined with other volunteers to build a house during Habitat for Humanity's Women Build Week.

Parent files suit against Elk Run Coal, driver over collision

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

FAYETTEVILLE – A Dixie mother is seeking damages from a company and its driver over a collision.

Couple files suit against Bill Kinder and Associates over loss of investment

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

BECKLEY – A Rainelle couple is suing an investment adviser alleging they lost an investment because of the adviser's recommendation.

Beckley woman alleges she was improperly added as buyer of vehicle instead of co-signer

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

FAYETTEVILLE – A Beckley woman alleges an auto dealership misrepresented that she would only be a co-signer on a credit agreement and instead listed her as the buyer.

Consumer files class action against Atkins & Ogle Law Offices over debt collection letter

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington woman alleges a debt collection letter sent to her by a Putnam County law office violated collection laws.

Woman alleges grapevine on Huntington path caused fall, broken arm

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

HUNTINGTON – A Wayne woman is suing the City of Huntington over allegations a grapevine on a walking path caused her to fall and break her arm.

Kanawha County woman blames CAMC phlebotomist for hand injury

By Carrie Bradon | May 15, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman alleges she sustained an injury to her left hand because of the actions of a Charleston Area Medical Center phlebotomist.

U.S. Supreme Court wants to hear from Workman before it discusses impeachment case

By Chris Dickerson | May 15, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court hasn’t decided if it will hear the state Legislature’s appeal regarding the impeachment of state Supreme Court justices, but it has asked Justice Margaret Workman to file a brief in the matter.

Triadelphia residents allege Ohio company failed to properly construct home

By Carrie Bradon | May 16, 2019

WHEELING – Two Triadelphia residents have filed suit against an Ohio construction company over allegations their home has problems with its foundation.

Consumer alleges Jeep has defects, seeks cancellation of contract

By Carrie Bradon | May 16, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Marshall County woman alleges the new Jeep she purchased nearly two years ago has defects.

Guest names Mountaineer Park, Eldorado Resorts in suit over pool injury

By Carrie Bradon | May 16, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND – An Ohio woman is suing a Chester resort and casino after she was injured in the pool due to an alleged trip and fall hazard.

Daughter of former Hidden Valley Center resident files suit over care

By Carrie Bradon | May 16, 2019

FAYETTEVILLE – An Oak Hill woman is suing a health care facility over an injury sustained by her late mother while in its care.

Nurse claims she was retaliated against after reporting alleged chart issues

By Carrie Bradon | May 16, 2019

SUMMERSVILLE – A Nicholas County woman alleges she was constructively discharged from her employment as a nurse after she made a report about the alleged falsifying of medical records.

West Virginia, four other states filing suits against Purdue Pharma for opioid marketing

By Kyla Asbury | May 16, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a lawsuit May 16 against Purdue Pharma and its former CEO for the marketing of opioids. West Virginia is one of five states to sue Purdue for its actions.

State Supreme Court agrees with recommended sanctions for Loughry

By Chris Dickerson | May 17, 2019

CHARLESTON — The state Supreme Court agrees with recommended sanctions for former state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

Some Kanawha County court documents now available to online subscribers

By Chris Dickerson | May 17, 2019

CHARLESTON – Three of Kanawha County’s seven circuit judges now allow subscribers to an online service to view documents in cases assigned to them.

Woman files predatory lending suit against Carrington Mortgage Services regarding Elkview property

By Carrie Bradon | May 17, 2019

CHARLESTON – A woman alleges a fraudulent loan was made on her late parents' property based on a bogus appraisal.

Woman alleges officer sexually harassed her at Tygart Valley Regional Jail

By Carrie Bradon | May 17, 2019

CHARLESTON – A woman alleges that she was abused and sexually harassed by a female correctional officer while at a Belington facility.

Proposed class action filed against Zoll Medical over alleged exposure of sensitive information by vendor

By Carrie Bradon | May 17, 2019

CHARLESTON – Two individuals allege their privacy was breached by the supplier of LifeVest wearable defibrillators when sensitive information was exposed.

Woman alleges West Virginia University Institute of Technology wrongfully terminated her

By Carrie Bradon | May 17, 2019

BECKLEY – A Fayette County woman alleges she was terminated by her employer after she was tardy to work because of a doctor's appointment.

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