CHARLESTON – Several owners of property in Ripley near a Columbia Gas storage field claim the company is illegally storing and removing gas from their land and failed to get permission from the property owners.
WILLIAMSON – The estate of a West Virginia man is claiming its specialty risk protector insurance was canceled because a Huntington insurance agency did not send a more than $44,000 premium payment to the insurer, National Union Fire.
BECKLEY – General Motors is facing a lawsuit filed by the estate of a man who died from injuries sustained in an auto accident over allegations the manufacturer was negligent when it made the vehicle's airbags.
CHARLESTON – A member of the House of Delegates says he is shocked by the state Department of Health and Human Resources’ decision to choose a Washington, D.C., law firm to handle a federal class action lawsuit regarding the state’s foster care system.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals sided with the workers' compensation board of review in an appeal involving a former West Virginia United Health System employee who sought to receive permanent partial disability and was denied.
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.
CHARLESTON – Greylock Energy is facing a suit filed by a Pilot Thomas Logistics frac technician who was injured when she slipped on a containment mat while working on fueling equipment at Greylock's State Game Lands in Pennsylvania.
WHEELING – The owners of the Intermodal Center in Wheeling are facing a lawsuit by a woman who fell after her foot got caught in a large hole on the sidewalk near the building and needed surgery for her injuries.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – Oklahoma’s landmark verdict in its opioid case against Johnson & Johnson does not mean the company must pump billions of dollars into the state over the next 30 years, a judge ruled Friday.
New York’s surprising decision to drop half its case against ExxonMobil in the closing arguments of a closely watched trial over climate-fraud claims was unusual and probably indicates the state never had the evidence it needed, said an experienced litigator who has handled environmental lawsuits for government clients.