CHARLESTON – The state is seeking to enjoin a company in the state from doing business until it obtains valid workers' compensation insurance.
State of West Virginia, ex rel. Offices of the West Virginia Insurance Commissioner filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Betty L. Edwards, doing business as R Bar.
The suit states that the defendant has failed to maintain or obtain coverage for workers' compensation insurance, which is in violation of West Virginia law. The suit states the defendant has been placed on the private market default list and is subject to fines and penalties.
The plaintiff is seeking for the court to enjoin the defendant from doing business in the state until all fines and penalties are satisfied and valid workers' compensation insurance is obtained. The plaintiff is represented by Jeffrey C. Black in Charleston.
The case has been assigned to Judge Louis Bloom.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 19-C-303