BECKLEY – A Fayette County woman alleges she was terminated by her employer after she was tardy to work because of a doctor's appointment.
Kristy Lee Cutlip filed a complaint in Raleigh Circuit Court against the West Virginia University Board of Governors and West Virginia University Institute of Technology alleging wrongful discharge.
The suit states that the plaintiff was an employee of the West Virginia University Institute of Technology from Jan. 2, 2013, to May 25, 2018. The plaintiff alleges she was discharged because she was tardy due to a doctor's appointment for her pregnancy. She alleges she presented a valid doctor's excuse and she was wrongfully terminated.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Kyle G. Lusk, Matthew A. Bradford and Brandon L. Gray of Lusk & Bradford PLLC in Beckley.
The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Andrew Dimlich.
Raleigh Circuit Court case number 19-C-155