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Man sues Live Well Financial for illegal debt collection practices

The West Virginia Record Sep. 15, 2017, 7:48am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Live Well Financial Inc. after he claims it illegally attempted to collect a debt.

WVU professor challenges 'exploitation' of college athletes in new article

Kacie Whaley Sep. 15, 2017, 7:44am

MORGANTOWN – In the scholarly article "Groomed for Exploitation! How Applying the Statutory Definition of Employee to Cover Division IA College Football Players Disrupts the Student-Athlete Myth," West Virginia University law professor Anne Marie Lofaso uses a fresh perspective to explore the exploitation of student-athletes by the schools they represent and presents insightful points on how many of these students have technically earned qualification for employee benefits.

Consumers warned of imposter scam in wake of Equifax breach

Chris Dickerson Sep. 14, 2017, 1:38pm

CHARLESTON —West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning the public of a scam in which callers impersonate Equifax employees, calling and seeking more personal information in the wake of last week’s massive data breach potentially affecting more than 730,000 West Virginia consumers.

AG's faith-based anti-opioids initiative visits Wheeling

Chris Dickerson Sep. 14, 2017, 1:31pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey visited the Northern Panhandle to continue a faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups in the fight against substance abuse.

Unnamed man sues another man for sexual abuse, harassment

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 12:44pm

LOGAN – An unnamed man is suing another man he claims sexually assaulted and abused him when he went to his home to cut the grass.

Woman says Globe Life & Accident Insurance didn't pay accidental death benefits

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 12:33pm

BLUEFIELD – A woman is suing Globe Life & Accident Insurance Company after she claims it failed to pay out an accidental death policy.

Woman names 69 defendants in father’s death

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 12:29pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A woman is suing 69 companies she claims are responsible for her father’s death.

Couple sues Air Methods Corporation for excessive air-ambulance bill

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 12:25pm

PRINCETON – A couple is suing Air Methods Corporation and Rocky Mountain Holdings after they claim it charged them an excessive air-ambulance bill of more than $50,000.

Woman sues Spartan Mining Company for husband’s death

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 12:22pm

PINEVILLE – A woman is suing Spartan Mining Company after she claims it caused the death of her husband.

Positive Group sues Waterfront Place Hotel, Compass Bank for unjust enrichment

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 11:14am

CLARKSBURG – Positive Group LLC is suing Waterfront Place Hotel and Compass Bank after it claims they were unjustly enriched at its expense.

New Eastern Panhandle circuit judge to be sworn in Monday

Chris Dickerson Sep. 14, 2017, 10:39am

BERKELEY SPRINGS – Morgan County Prosecutor Debra McLaughlin will be sworn in as a circuit judge at 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 18, at the Morgan County Courthouse in Berkeley Springs.

Doddridge jury awards property owners nearly $200k in lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Sep. 14, 2017, 10:29am

WEST UNION – A jury awarded two property owners nearly $200,000 in a lawsuit filed in 2014 alleging EQT Production Company trespassed on their properties and built a shale gas drilling pad without their permission.

Former PracticeLink LTD employee alleges he was subjected to hostile work environment

Wadi Reformado Sep. 14, 2017, 7:00am

PRINCETON – An black man alleges that he was terminated by his Hinton employer for reporting discriminating comments toward him.

Man sues AEP for Wayne County car accident

The West Virginia Record Sep. 13, 2017, 1:06pm

WAYNE – A man is suing American Electric Power Company after he claims one of its drivers caused a car accident that caused him injuries.

Woman accuses Coalfield Development Corp. of pregnancy discrimination

The West Virginia Record Sep. 13, 2017, 1:04pm

WILLIAMSON – A woman is suing Coalfield Development Corp. for discriminating against her based on her pregnancy.

Woman sues Professional Land Resources for fraudulently transferring assets

The West Virginia Record Sep. 13, 2017, 1:01pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A woman is suing Professional Land Resources for fraudulently transferring assets between related companies.

Man blames Appalachian Power Company for tree damage

The West Virginia Record Sep. 13, 2017, 12:59pm

WILLIAMSON – A man is suing Appalachian Power Company after he claims it failed to clear multiple trees that fell and caused him damages.

Shrewsbury Machine & Gear Inc. alleges it is owed more than $140,000 for parts

Philip Gonzales Sep. 13, 2017, 12:00pm

PRINCETON – A Mercer County corporation alleges it was not paid for parts and services it delivered to two limited liability companies.

Keyser Tobacco Outlet Inc. alleged to owe more than $80,000 for goods

Philip Gonzales Sep. 13, 2017, 11:59am

KEYSER – A Wheeling distribution company alleges a Keyser cigarette and tobacco store failed to pay for goods delivered.

Motorist seeks damages from American Disposal Services, driver after collision

Philip Gonzales Sep. 13, 2017, 11:55am

WHEELING – A Wheeling woman is seeking damages after her vehicle was struck by a garbage truck in the city.