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Monongalia minor alleges bar responsible for his personal injury

Audrey Holsclaw Mar. 22, 2006, 3:20am

Z Club in Morgantown. MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia minor claims he got so drunk at a Monongalia bar that he fell down 20 steps and on to his head.

Three Morgantowners sue for misrepresentation

Audrey Holsclaw Mar. 22, 2006, 3:15am

MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia County construction company has been accused of misrepresentation in lawsuits filed by three Monongalia County residents.

Man sues company for not paying money after court order

Brandon Smith Mar. 22, 2006, 3:06am

WHEELING - A man is suing Zez Kennels, Inc. for not paying a sum of money ordered to be paid by a Florida court last March.

Attorney not libel in legal malpractice case

John O'Brien Mar. 22, 2006, 2:53am

Tom Flaherty MORGANTOWN - An attorney who advised the late John Faltis was found not guilty in a legal malpractice case March 10 in Monongalia Circuit Court.

Former Nitro football coach accused of sexual abuse

John O'Brien Mar. 22, 2006, 2:30am

CHARLESTON - A former Nitro High School student is suing a former teacher and the Kanawha County Board of Education, claiming the two are responsible for sexual abuse that happened nearly a year ago.

Complaint filed with State Bar against DiTrapano

Chris Dickerson Mar. 20, 2006, 7:30am

CHARLESTON – A complaint has been opened with the West Virginia State Bar's Lawyer Disciplinary Board against a Charleston attorney who was arrested on drug charges last week in Florida.

WVU College of Law considers international codes of conduct, from ethics to U.N.

The West Virginia Record Mar. 20, 2006, 4:30am

MORGANTOWN -- How have notions of human rights, state sovereignty, and regional economic cooperation evolved in the last half century?

Compete-- for jobs

The West Virginia Record Mar. 17, 2006, 4:18am

Back in January, West Virginia's football Mountaineers won a prestigious BCS bowl game.

Blankenship says leaders must make state more competitive

Chris Dickerson Mar. 17, 2006, 1:45am

Don Blankenship CHARLESTON – Massey Energy President Don Blankenship says state leaders are not doing anything to make the state more competitive and that it could lead to some of those leaders being voted out of office.

Tort costs eating away more personal wealth

Ann Knef Mar. 17, 2006, 1:35am

Lisa Rickard House payment? Groceries? Investment? What would the average person do with an extra $997?

This Just In: Kanawha County

John O'Brien Mar. 17, 2006, 1:25am

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This Just In: Monongalia County

Audrey Holsclaw Mar. 17, 2006, 1:20am

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This Just In: Ohio County

Brandon Smith Mar. 17, 2006, 1:15am

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This Just In: Berkeley County

Beth Henry Mar. 17, 2006, 1:10am

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Updated DiTrapano story for print

The West Virginia Record Mar. 16, 2006, 2:45am

CHARLESTON – Charleston attorney Dante DiTrapano and his wife were arrested Tuesday in St. Petersburg, Fla., and charged with possession of crack cocaine.

State Chamber still pushing AG Sunshine Act

Chris Dickerson Mar. 16, 2006, 1:35am

Steve Roberts CHARLESTON – The regular session of the state Legislature is over, and the "Sunshine Act" that would have provided more legislative control over the Attorney General's office died in committee. But the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce still is running television, radio and newspaper ads urging the public to let their legislators know they care about the issue.

Family awarded $6.5 million in wrongful death case

Chris Dickerson Mar. 16, 2006, 1:30am

PARKERSBURG – A Wood County jury ruled a hospital fraudulently concealed information about a woman's death from her husband and awarded her family more than $6.5 million.

DiTrapano arrested on crack cocaine charges in Florida

Chris Dickerson Mar. 15, 2006, 9:41am

Dante DiTrapano CHARLESTON – Charleston attorney Dante DiTrapano and his wife were arrested Tuesday in St. Petersburg, Fla., and charged with possession of crack cocaine.

Company backs out of settlement in asbestos case

John O'Brien Mar. 15, 2006, 7:45am

CHARLESTON - A South Charleston woman is claiming Union Carbide breached a settlement agreement when it offered her only $5,000 instead of the $170,000 amount upon which the two had previously agreed.

'Lawyered up' docs only buying time, says CALA

Ann Knef Mar. 15, 2006, 6:31am

"Lawyered up and hunkered down" is how the Wall Street Journal described Harrisburg radiologist Ray Harron when he and two other asbestos and silicosis diagnosing doctors took the 5th Amendment before a congressional committee last week.