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Property buyer sues sellers and agent alleging they didn't disclose problem

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 3, 2019

A property buyer is suing sellers and an agent, citing alleged breach of duty.

Next of kin sues memorialization service provider, citing grave desecration

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 3, 2019

A man has filed a class-action lawsuit against a memorialization service provider, citing alleged common law grave desecration.

Manufacturing company sues coil supplier, alleging unjust enrichment

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 3, 2019

A manufacturing company is suing a coil supplier, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

EQT ordered to file motion for amended complaint by Jan. 11

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 1, 2019

CLARKSBURG — EQT Production has been given a January deadline to file a motion for an amended complaint in its case against West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Auston Caperton.

Three lawsuits filed against New Creek Wind for negative health effects

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 1, 2019

ELKINS — Three complaints were filed against New Creek Wind in federal court alleging negative effects on the health and well-being of several residents.

Lawsuits filed against Fish Creek water withdrawal operator for noise

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 31, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE — Two lawsuits were filed against HG Energy II Appalachia LLC (HEA) after the plaintiffs claim its constant noise causes several individuals to not be able to use their campsite near Fish Creek.

Two men sue Union Carbide for age discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 31, 2018

CHARLESTON — Two lawsuits were filed against Union Carbide Corporation for wrongfully terminating their employment because of their ages.

Two lawsuits filed against business for wage payment violations

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 31, 2018

WHEELING — Two women are suing Cirque De Cheveux after they claim it violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act.

Mother suing DHHS and staff, charging negligence

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 27, 2018

A mother is suing the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS), HHS Secretary Bill Crouch, Lori Williams, Jenifer Pigott and Ashley Smith, citing alleged negligence, violation of due process rights, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and more.

Former WOWK reporter accuses station of racial and sexual discrimination, harassment, retaliation

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 26, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A former WOWK-TV reporter has filed a lawsuit accusing the station of racial and sexual discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Aaliyah Brown filed her complaint Dec. 10 in Cabell Circuit Court against Nexstar Broadcasting Inc., which operates WOWK.

Putnam couple claims electric company cut trees on their property without permission

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 26, 2018

A couple is suing an electric power company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Man alleges telephone harassment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 26, 2018

A consumer is suing an outsourcing company, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Property owners say sewage system was faulty, sue service district

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 24, 2018

Property owners are suing a government entity, citing alleged violation of statutory duty.

Former employee sues employer citing disability discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 24, 2018

A former employee is suing Valley Wellness Pharmacy LLC and Dipti Patel, employers, citing alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

Kanawha County resident accuses health care providers of unlawful actions

By Michael Abella | Dec 24, 2018

A patient is suing health care providers, citing alleged unlawful actions.

Man claims former employer withheld wages

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 20, 2018

PRINCETON — A system administrator is suing a former employer and one of its employees, citing alleged violation of workers' compensation laws.

From Legal Newsline

Opioid judge rejects dismissal plea, orders first lawsuits to trial

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 20, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Opioid manufacturers and distributors lost their long-shot bid to end more than 1,000 lawsuits against them as the federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation rejected their motions to dismiss and ordered the first cases to trial next year.

From SE Texas Record

DOJ: A company created to file lawsuits has wasted 1,500 hours of the government's time

By David Yates | Dec 20, 2018

TEXARKANA – The U.S. Department of Justice is asking federal judges around the country to dismiss lawsuits it says are brought by shell companies that misrepresent their true purposes - filing meritless litigation against health care companies.

Black woman accuses former employers of discrimination, retaliation

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 19, 2018

CHARLESTON — A black woman is suing Specialty Select Hospital-Charleston and others, citing alleged discrimination, retaliation and constructive eviction.

Storage facility owners claim damages caused by faulty hot water tank installation

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 19, 2018

Storage facility owners are suing Jerry Kopyar and Doors Unlimited Inc., water heater contractors, citing alleged negligence.

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