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Wyoming County customer accuses utility companies of cutting power

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 11, 2018

PINEVILLE — A Wyoming County woman is suing utility companies, alleging breach of contract.

Contractors blamed for deaths of two family members

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 11, 2018

NEW MARTINSVILLE — The administrator of the estate of her husband and daughter is suing contractors, alleging negligence/recklessness/wrongful death, vicarious liability, and negligent and reckless retention.

Bank alleges motorcycle dealership owes nearly $143,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 11, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Walton bank is suing a Pratt motorcycle dealership, alleging it owes nearly $143,000 for breach of contract.

Barbour County jury finds Alderson Broaddus 30 percent liable in nude picture case

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 11, 2018

PHILIPPI — A Barbour County jury found that Alderson Broaddus University was 30 percent liable in its supervision and retention of former coach Collins Murphy, who secretly photographed female student-athletes in the dorm in which he was the residence director.

Loughry case goes to jury after closing arguments

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — With closing arguments completed in suspended West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry II's criminal case, the jury is now tasked with deciding his fate.

Customer alleges McDonalds' negligence led to burns from hot coffee

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 10, 2018

WHEELING — An Ohio County customer is suing a Wheeling restaurant operator, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff suffering burns from hot coffee.

Patron alleges Beaver bar owners' negligence led to assault

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 10, 2018

BECKLEY — A patron is suing Beaver bar owners and a co-patron, alleging negligence led to an assault on the plaintiff.

Fayette County customer alleges Kroger's negligence caused injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 10, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County woman is suing Kroger, alleging negligence led to injuries to the plaintiff.

Charleston customer alleges Ford dealership breached warranties

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Charleston man is suing Ford, alleging breach of warranties in selling a defective vehicle.

North Carolina corporation alleges St. Albans home inspection business owes $13,000

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — A North Carolina corporation is suing a St. Albans home inspection business, alleging breach of contract in failing to pay more than $13,000.

Mother, son accuse deputy sheriff of negligence in vehicle crash

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 10, 2018

PRINCETON — A mother and son are suing the Mercer County Commission and a deputy sheriff, alleging their negligence caused a vehicle crash that injured the plaintiffs.

House board denies claims in Workman's impeachment motions, says lawmakers are acting properly

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 10, 2018

CHARLESTON – A House of Delegates board of managers handling the impeachment trials against four state Supreme Court justices has filed responses to Chief Justice Margaret Workman’s effort to have her case dismissed, saying the process is different than a typical judicial case.

Fayette Co. woman alleges Wal-Mart negligence caused head injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 10, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette customer is suing Wal-Mart, alleging negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Customer alleges GMC Yukon has numerous mechanical issues

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Charleston GMC Yukon owner is suing a St. Albans car dealer, alleging unlawful sales practices and negligent misrepresentations.

From Legal Newsline

Opioid lawsuits should proceed, magistrate tells MDL judge

By Daniel Fisher | Oct 9, 2018

A magistrate judge recommended that a bellwether trial against the opioid industry proceed, rejecting nearly all the arguments presented by manufacturers, distributors and retailers in their motions to dismiss hundreds of lawsuits accusing them of causing a national crisis.

Manchin’s vote: for Kavanaugh or for himself?

By The West Virginia Record | Oct 9, 2018

Thanks, in part, to Sen. Joe Manchin, Brett Kavanaugh is now a U.S. Supreme Court justice. Forty-nine other senators voted to confirm, but Manchin was the only Democrat. Still, if Manchin had voted no, Vice President Mike Pence could have broken the tie.

County clerks are the chief elections officials for their counties

By Mac Warner | Oct 9, 2018

Our county clerks lead the front-line efforts to provide secure and fair elections. Beyond the substantial duties and tasks undertaken by clerks during an election cycle, they are responsible throughout the year for voter registration, local campaign finance law compliance and maintaining an accurate and updated list of registered voters in their counties.

Manchin faces criticism for decision to confirm Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 8, 2018

When news of Sen. Joe Manchin's plan to vote for Kavanaugh came out, there were mixed reactions. But most people seemed to be unhappy with Manchin's decision.

Legal guardian alleges Kanawha school board negligence led to child's injuries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 8, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County man is suing the local board of education and employees, alleging negligence and vicarious liability caused injuries to a minor on a school bus.

Fayette County sheriff's office accused of assaulting suspect

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 8, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County man is suing the county sheriff's department and officers, alleging assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

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