CHARLESTON – A woman claims corrections officers at a regional jail suffocated her son earlier this year. Robin Bailey, mother of Zachary Bailey filed a lawsuit Nov. 26 in Kanawha Circuit Court against the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation, North Central Regional Jail Superintendent Joseph Wood and other unnamed staffers at the jail, which is located in Greenwood in Doddridge County.
NEW MARTINSVILE – The parents of a sophomore high school student who was injured while working on a tractor tire in a vocational agriculture class have filed a suit against a teacher and the school board.
FAYETTEVILLE – A Pennsylvania company is facing a lawsuit after a Jackson County ironworker fell off a bridge structure and the company was cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for a "serious" safety violation.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court partially reversed the decision by a lower court in a lawsuit involving the former IT director for the Cabell County Commission who alleged he was wrongfully terminated.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed a lawsuit alleging a Nevada business violated West Virginia consumer protection laws as it offered vulnerable consumers a cash advance on their pension.