MOUNDSVILLE - Several women have filed a suit against a Marshall County dentist, claiming his actions forced each of them to resign or lose their jobs because of the work environment he created.

Robyn L. Thomas, Lisa Marie William, Beth Ann Hinebaugh and Leniora Rose Hardway filed a suit May 7 in Marshall Circuit Court, against Charles Wylie. Thomas, William and Hinebaugh filed the suit because they were forced to resign and Hardway claims she was fired because of her sex.

According to the suit, Wylie harassed, intimidated, and psychologically abused the women, as a result of their sex, which is a violation of West Virginia code.

William also claims she assaulted by Wylie before she resigned.

Each woman seeks compensatory and punitive damages. Wheeling attorney Patrick Cassidy represents the women. The case has been assigned to Judge John Madden.

Marshall Circuit Court case number 07-C-94

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