CHARLESTON — West Virginia is suing psychological services, alleging breach of duties.
The state of West Virginia er rel, and the West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner filed a complaint May 4 in Kanawha Circuit Court against Cardinal Psychological Services LLC and L. Andrew Steward Jr., alleging violation of the laws of West Virginia.
According to the complaint, as a result of the defendants' conduct, West Virginia continues to suffer irreparable damage, as well as to other employers and claimants served by the plaintiff and West Virginia taxpayers.
The plaintiff alleges Cardinal Psychological Services and Steward failed to obtain and/or maintain workers' compensation insurance coverage.
The state seeks trial by jury, an order enjoining the defendants from doing business in West Virginia and to obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage for themselves or to satisfy the plaintiffs that they have ceased working with employees in West Virginia or submit the proper termination form. The state is represented by attorney David Ansell of West Virginia Legal Services Division in Charleston.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 18-C-617