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Apparent murder-suicide leads to wrongful death lawsuit

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 25, 2006

CHARLESTON -- A September murder-suicide in Dunbar has resulted in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Security worker blames Charleston motel for his slip and fall

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 24, 2006

CHARLESTON -- A Hurricane man says the Charleston Super 8 is responsible for injuries he sustained while providing security at the motel.

Verizon worker says he was wrongly suspended

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 24, 2006

CHARLESTON – A Verizon employee has sued the company in connection with him being suspended from his job last year.

Kanawha woman sues drivers, car dealer in accident suit

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 24, 2006

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman has filed a lawsuit against the two drivers in an automobile accident in which she was a passenger as well as one of the drivers' employer.

Couple blames mall, store and landscaper for slip on ice

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 24, 2006

CHARLESTON – A couple blames the owners of the St. Albans Mall, the Radio Shack at the shopping center and the company hired to clean the parking lot for the wife's slip and fall on the parking lot.

Legal loyalties obvious for annual WVU-MU battle

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 23, 2006

Cory Dennison CHARLESTON – Cory Dennison played football for Marshall University, and he's now a third-year law student at West Virginia University. But when it comes to picking sides in Wednesday's annual Toyota Capital Classic basketball game, he isn't torn. He bleeds green and white.

Enabling lawyer advertising

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 20, 2006

Senate Majority Leader Truman Chafin, D-Mingo, says lawyer advertising in West Virginia is "shameful" and a "fraud."

Monongalia County sisters say company duped them

By Audrey Holsclaw | Jan 20, 2006

MORGANTOWN -- Monongalia County sisters claim that they were given false references and paid a $10,000 deposit on an addition that never got built.

Family sues city of Granville for police brutality

By Audrey Holsclaw | Jan 20, 2006

MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia County family claims that a police officer took them to jail without a warrant or probable cause.

No new reports of Sago soliciting

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 20, 2006

One thousand white balloons are released following the Jan. 15 service at Wesley Chapel on the campus of West Virginia Wesleyan College where a memorial service was held to honor the men who died in the Sago mine disaster. CHARLESTON – One Pennsylvania lawyer placed an ad in the Buckhannon newspaper looking for business in the wake of the Sago Mine disaster.

Sago standalone

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 19, 2006

West Virginia Wesleyan College grad student Chris Owens, 22, of Clarksburg, makes sure the banners he and his friends made are securely attached to Benedum Hall dorm which is clearly visible to those entering Wesley Chapel. Wesley Chapel was the site Jan. 15 of a memorial service to honor the men who died in the Sago mine disaster.

Grandpa took car after granddaughter refused sex, suit says

By Ann Knef | Jan 19, 2006

Melinda Westfall is suing her grandfather because he repossessed a vehicle he gave her after she obtained her driver's license.

Meet the real victims of asbestos disease

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 19, 2006

It's time for America to meet the real victims of asbestos disease.

Davis becomes new chief justice

By Ann Knef | Jan 19, 2006

Chief Justice Robin Jean Davis CHARLESTON - Justice Robin Jean Davis has become the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia.

St. Paul executive says company didn't cheat W.Va. doctors

By Steve Korris | Jan 19, 2006

CHARLESTON – Jay Fishman, chief executive officer of St. Paul Travelers insurance, swore to a Kanawha County jury that his company did not cheat West Virginia doctors out of millions of dollars when it stopped selling medical malpractice insurance.

Juror tries to get thrown out of court

By Steve Korris | Jan 19, 2006

CHARLESTON -- One of six jurors in the Mantz insurance trial read a book as the trial began, in an apparent effort to get thrown out of Circuit Judge Paul Zakaib's court.

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