Charleston Local Business
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Yesterday | via Logan Banner
Lawyers from both sides met for a hearing Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Irene Berger regarding the recent challenge of a court-imposed gag order in the case of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. Comment?
Wednesday | via WHTC
A U.S. federal judge in West Virginia on Wednesday effectively delayed the Jan. 26 start of the trial of a former coal mining company chief executive on charges of violating mine safety laws before a 2010 explosion that killed 29 workers. U.S. District Judge Irene Berger extended the deadline on filing motions ahead of the trial of Don Blankenship, former CEO of Massey Energy Co, who faces charges stemming from the worst U.S. mining disaster in four decades. Comment?
Monday Dec 15 | via Automotive News
The manufacturer, which supplies ignition coils to Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Group, Toyota Motor Corp. and Subaru, consolidated its headquarters last month with existing operations near Charleston, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Diamond Electric Manufacturing, the parent company, is headquartered in Osaka, Japan. The company opened its West Virginia plant in 1997. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via Bloomberg
A federal judge took the unusual step of urging C.R. Bard Inc. to settle thousands of lawsuits over defective vaginal-mesh implants because juries may award billions of dollars in damages. "I can't imagine a corporation facing potentially billions of dollars in verdicts wouldn't find it advisable to try to achieve a settlement for a much lesser sum," U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin in Charleston, West Virginia, said at a Dec. 9 hearing, according to a transcript. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 9 | via Coal Valley News
McDonaldsChester and Megan Mitchell, individually and as parents and next friend of Kalee Mitchell, a minor, filed a lawsuit Oct. 17 in Boone Circuit Court against McDonald's Restaurants of West Virginia Inc., and McDonald's Corporation, citing negligence. According to the complaint, Megan Mitchell and her minor daughter, Kalee, were customers of the McDonald's in South Charleston on Oct. 24, 2012, when Kalee was served and ingested ice cream that contained metal shavings, which caused serious and permanent injuries. Comment?
Sunday Dec 7 | via WebProNews
According to Life&Style via International Business Times , the Teen Mom 2 star recently attended an evening service at Sissonville Community Church in Charleston, West Virginia. The mother of three, who reportedly spent Thanksgiving away from her husband, Jeremy Calvert, seemed to find comfort during the service. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via West Virginia Metro
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A Charleston attorney is calling an ABC News investigative report focused on his wife, West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Robin Davis, a "hatchet job." Comment?
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