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Female employee alleges she was wrongfully terminated by SuperValu

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 28, 2017

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HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County woman is seeking reinstatement to her position or front pay after she was allegedly terminated because of her sex.

Dreama G. Vanhoose filed a complaint Aug. 24 in Cabell Circuit Court against SuperValu Holdings Inc., alleging violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Aug. 25, 2015, she was terminated from her employment after 25 years of service. 

The plaintiff holds SuperValu Holdings Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly discriminated against her and terminated her employment because of her age and gender.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks back pay, reinstatement to her former employment or front pay, compensatory and punitive damages, attorney's fees, costs and such other just and equitable relief. She is represented by J. Michael Ranson and Cynthia M. Ranson of Ranson Law Offices in Charleston and G. Patrick Jacobs of Jacobs law Offices in Charleston. The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Gregory L. Howard Jr.

Cabell Circuit Court case number 17-C-490

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Ranson Law OfficesJacobs Law OfficesSuperValu Inc.Cabell Circuit Court