CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has admonished a Nicholas County attorney for not immediately disclosing a sexual relationship with a client. The Chief Justice, however, thinks the majority of the court should have been harsher with its punishment of the public defender.
HUNTINGTON – U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins again is calling for West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey to sign a “People Over Pills” pledge. And once again, Morrisey’s U.S. Senate campaign is calling it a desperation move by Jenkins’ competing campaign.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ordered the suspension of a Parkersburg attorney’s law license for three months after he allegedly lied to a magistrate regarding his own case for driving under the influence.
CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Judge Joanna Tabit dismissed Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber claims against State Auditor J.B. McCuskey in his lawsuit after he was put on administrative leave while the McCuskey’s office performed an investigation.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced that Frontier Communications has increased internet speeds for approximately 43 percent of customers impacted by its estimated $160 million settlement with West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals filed an opinion last week, ruling that parts inventory at Pratt & Whitney Engine Services was not exempt from being taxed, but Chief Justice Allen Loughry disagreed.
CHARLESTON – Four West Virginia cities have filed a lawsuit against the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, alleging its misinformation of dangerous pain management standards encouraged the over-prescription of opioids in the state.
CHARLESTON – U.S. Senate candidate Evan Jenkins has signed a pledge to refuse campaign donations from “pharmaceutical companies and their lobbyists,” and he’s asking his fellow candidates to sign it as well.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia has joined 45 other states seeking to expand an antitrust lawsuit to include 18 generic drug manufacturers and 15 generic drugs used to treat diabetes, heart and blood disorders, infections and other health conditions.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s disability fraud partnership has reached a new milestone in the most recent quarter – achieving approximately $7.6 million in total savings during its first 21 months of operation.