Sean McGinley – DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons, PLLC

604 Virginia Street East
Charleston, WV 25301, United States

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Adelphia, Inc. v. Freedom Industries, Inc. and West Virginia-American Water Company

West Virginia Water Contamination Class Action Complaint

A Class Action lawsuit was filed in Charleston, WV today arising out of Freedom Industries' release of the chemical 4-methylcyclohexane methanol into the into the Elk River. The release was a short distance from West…more
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Burger v. Mountain State University, Inc.

Class Action Complaint

A Class Action Complaint was filed against Mountain State University, Inc. in Charleston, West Virginia on July 11, 2012. Mountain State University is a private, for profit university head-quartered in Beckley, West Virginia,…more
| Civil Remedies, Consumer Protection, Education
Fleming v. Alpha Natural Resources Services, LLC

Amended Class Action Complaint

On June 27, 2012 an Amended Class Action Complaint was filed by two coal miners who worked for and were laid off by Alpha Natural Resources affiliated companies. The Amended Class Action Complaint alleges Alpha Natural…more
| Labor & Employment Law
California State Teachers Retirement System, et. al. v. Blankenship, et. al.

Order Denying Motion to Seal Record

Massey Energy Company and Alpha Natural Resources entered into a merger agreement. Massey shareholders sued Massey and its Board in the Circuit Court of Kanawha County, West Virginia, seeking to enjoin the sale and alleging…more
| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Privacy
California State Teachers Retirment System v. Blankenship, et al.

West Virginia Supreme Court Order denying Preliminary Injunction in Massey - Alpha merger case, but also refusing to seal certain records

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued an Order denying Massey shareholders' request for a Preliminary Injunction to challenge the merger of Massey and Alpha Natural Resources. The parties had also sought to seal the…more
| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Privacy, Securities Law
California State Teachers Retirement System v Blankenship, et al.

NPR and the Charleston Gazette's Opposition to Motion to Seal Record in Massey - Alpha merger case

National Public Radio (NPR) and the Charleston Gazette filed this Opposition to a Motion to Seal the Record in a case brought by shareholders of Massey Energy Company seeking to block the sale of Massey to Alpha Natural…more
| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Privacy, Securities Law
State of West Virginia v. CVS, et al.

Fourth Circuit Order addressing CAFA and Affirming Remand of Attorney General Consumer Act Case

The Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit addressed an appeal (under CAFA) of a remand order by the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. In affirming remand, the Fourth Circuit denied…more
| Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection
The Charleston Gazette v. Col. Timothy S. Pack, Superintendent of the West Virginia State Police

The Charleston Gazette's Memorandum in Support of It's Motion for Summary Judgment

In November of 2010, the Charleston Gazette newspaper filed suit in the Circuit Court of Kanawha County, West Virginia against Col. Timothy Pack, the Superintendent of the West Virginia State Police. The lawsuit followed the…more
| Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Privacy
State of West Virginia v. Rite Aid of West Virginia, Inc.

Order Denying Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint

On March 15, 2011, the Circuit Court of Boone County, West Virginia entered an Order denying Defendant Rite Aid of West Virginia, Inc.'s Motion to Dismiss the State's Amended Complaint. The State's Amended Complaint alleges…more
| Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection, Health
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