CHARLESTON – A state agency alleges a restaurant has violated state law regarding workers' compensation coverage.
The state of West Virginia, ex rel. West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Back Countries Properties Inc., doing business as Debbie's Main Street Cafe; Thomas Moffit; and Madeline Moffit seeking an injunction.
The suit states that the defendants have failed to obtain and/or maintain coverage for workers' compensation in violation of state law. The plaintiff alleges the defendants are subject to various fines and penalties as a result.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Jeffrey C. Black of the West Virginia Law Offices of the Insurance Commissioner in Charleston.
The case has been assigned to Judge Jennifer Bailey.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 19-C-504