MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia University 's biometric systems major, the only one of its kind in the nation, is featured in a recently published guidebook to interesting, lucrative and cutting-edge college majors unknown to many.
MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia University and R.E. Michel Co. have agreed to a property exchange that will clear the way for the next phase of development at the University's Research Park off Route 705, WVU officials announced last week.
CHARLESTON - Nominations are being sought for the 2006 Governor's Service Awards for extraordinary service, sponsored by the Governor's Office and the West Virginia Commission for National and Community Service.
One of National Public Radio's premier programs, "All Things Considered," recently aired a critical examination of the outbreak of silicosis litigation in the U.S.
Dr. Ray Harron After a medical expert and law professor tore apart the validity of national asbestos and silicosis litigation before a congressional committee Wednesday, doctors responsible for diagnosing nearly 10,000 disputed claims chose to remain silent.
WAYNE - The daughter of a man who was killed by a faulty window frame is suing the landlord of the building and the City of Huntington.
WHEELING - A couple is suing the Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston after being struck by a golf cart at a couples' retreat.
HUNTINGTON - An Ohio woman is suing the city of Huntington after she slipped on a rotten apple and fell to the ground in a city parking garage.
MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia County man claims someone assaulted and tried to kill him.
Jack Whittaker BECKLEY – Two Summers County women accuse Powerball winner Jack Whittaker of assault and battery, groping them, threatening to kill one of their friends and illegally firing a gun.
CHARLESTON - A woman representing the Estate of John Diehl has listed 136 defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit, while a New Cumberland man suffering from lung cancer and asbestosis has listed 96 in his lawsuit.
WINFIELD – A Putnam County deputy has filed a lawsuit, claiming an insurance company and others were negligent in offering a settlement after a 2003 accident.
CHARLESTON - The mother of a gay McDowell County man who died in June is suing the City of Welch and the Welch Police Chief for allegedly refusing her son CPR while he was suffering from a heart attack.
BUCKHANNON – A man from Upshur County has filed a lawsuit against his eye doctor for allegedly causing loss of vision after the doctor completed a procedure without first receiving the informed consent of the plaintiff.
MARTINSBURG -- A Berkeley County man is suing his dead wife's dentist, claiming his wife died because the dentist extracted seven of her teeth without reasonable care.
MARTINSBURG -- A Berkeley County man is suing three companies and four men after his legs were crushed in an accident at a General Motors plant.
CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County man is claiming that poor care in a nursing home led to his wife's death.
CHARLESTON - The company hired to level the Capital Heights Town Homes in Charleston says it wasn't paid even though it signed four contracts related to the job.
I am writing in support of a law school for Marshall University and for southern West Virginia.