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Former Union Carbide employee alleges exposure to compounds caused cancer

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County couple is seeking damages from several entities over allegations exposure to benzene-containing compounds caused cancer.

State alleges Professional Payroll Concepts is operating without a license

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – A professional payroll organization is alleged to have been operating without a license.

Buyer alleges Jeep has defects, seeks to cancel contract

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Clay County woman alleges a Jeep she purchased has defects and is seeking to cancel the contract.

Damages sought from WVDOT over fatal crash on Route 10

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – Damages are sought from a state agency over a 2017 fatal crash on Route 10.

Estate administrator files suit against WVDOT over fatal crash on Route 10

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – An estate administrator is blaming a woman's death in an auto accident involving a semitruck on the alleged negligence of the West Virginia Department of Transportation.

Trial date set for 2020 for Rockwool lawsuit against Jefferson County school board

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 17, 2019

MARTINSBURG — A trial has been set in a lawsuit involving a worldwide manufacturer of stone wool insulation and the Jefferson County Board of Education.

Huntington sues HUD for issues with housing development project funds

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 17, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) answered a complaint filed by the City of Huntington alleging the department didn't comply with regulations and is attempting to assess penalties on the city.

From Legal Newsline

Opioid lawyers propose a global settlement team; Pa. attorney critical, says it's likely a ploy to boost their fees

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 15, 2019

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Acknowledging it is “likely impossible” to negotiate individual settlements on behalf the nearly 2,000 cities and counties suing the opioid industry, plus thousands more watching from the sidelines, plaintiff lawyers have proposed a unique solution: A “negotiation class” designed to strike a global bargain on behalf of every municipality in the country.

Attorney sues dry cleaner for refusing to return clothing

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 14, 2019

WILLIAMSON — A Williamson attorney is suing Clothesline Dry Cleaners and its owner after he claims the dry cleaner refused to return his items after he dropped them off for cleaning.

Jay Justice, Justice companies sue government agency for reneging on agreement

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 14, 2019

ROANOKE, Va. — Jay Justice and several of the Justice family companies are suing the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) and the United States Department of the Interior for going back on a settlement agreement.

Raleigh County debt collection lawsuit against law office dismissed

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 14, 2019

BECKLEY — A lawsuit filed against the Law Offices of Mitchell D. Bluhm & Associates for its actions in attempting to collect debts for a hospital has been dismissed.

Amedisys Home Health alleged to have unlawfully terminated employee after complaint filing

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman alleges she was unlawfully terminated from her job after filing a complaint with human resources regarding taxes.

Woman says she was fired by RALS ZV Charleston for cooperating with Division of Labor investigation

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

CHARLESTON – A woman alleges she was terminated by her employers for cooperating with an investigation with a state agency regarding alleged wage and hour law violations.

Mobile Now allegedly failed to pay laid off employees in timely manner

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

CHARLESTON – A company who laid off employees earlier this year allegedly failed to pay its employees in a timely manner.

Belle woman says Fifth Third Bank cashed insurance checks without signature

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

CHARLESTON – A bank is facing a lawsuit from a Belle woman over allegations it cashed two insurance checks without her authorization.

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