CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals sided with the Workers' Compensation Board of Review in an appeal in which an Ohio Power Company employee argued he needed additional therapy that was not approved by the claims administrator.
WHEELING – A circuit judge has ordered that Ohio County’s circuit clerk accept a filing she previously refused. Ohio Circuit Chief Judge Ronald Wilson made the ruling Nov. 13 from the bench during a morning hearing. A week earlier, he had filed a Rule to Show Cause ordering Circuit Clerk Brenda Miller to appear for the hearing.
WHEELING – The son of Murray Energy’s founder and former CEO is the subject of another lawsuit accusing him of sexual harassment, sexual battery and sexual assault of a minor. The case actually was filed last November, but had been sealed. The state Supreme Court denied a writ Nov. 8, allowing an Ohio Circuit Court order unsealing it to take effect.
WHEELING – Ohio County’s circuit clerk has been ordered to appear before a circuit judge next week to explain why she allegedly failed to perform her duties by refusing to accept a filing by a Wheeling law firm.
CHARLESTON — Kanawha Circuit Judge Charles King partially denied a request to send the case involving Gov. Jim Justice's residency to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to answer certified questions.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals agreed with the West Virginia Office of Judges and the Workers' Compensation Board of Review in its denial of additional claims in a claimant's case.
CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Richard Neely wants his old seat on the bench. The 78-year-old Neely, also a former state legislator, announced his intentions to run for a seat on the bench Oct. 9. He is a partner at Neely & Callaghan in Charleston.