Wagoner Desai Attorneys in the News

OCTOBER 27, 2020-SEXUAL HARASSMENT.  In Feight v. Donut Joe’s, LLC et al., Monongalia County Circuit Court Civil Action No. 20-C-232, our attorneys represented the plaintiff who alleged she was subjected to sexual harassment while employed at a Dunkin Donuts franchise in Morgantown, West Virginia. https://wvrecord.com/stories/562901485-woman-says-she-was-sexually-harassed-wrongfully-fired-by-dunkin-donuts-manager


Morgantown Personal Injury AttorneysFEBRUARY 28, 2020-GENDER DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT.  In Fortney v. WVU Board of Governors et al., Monongalia County Circuit Court Civil Action No. 18-C-277, our attorneys represented the plaintiff, who alleged that she was discriminated against based on her gender while employed in the WVU athletics department and that her gender was an unlawful factor in her termination.  While our client’s claim ultimately proved to be barred by the applicable statute of limitations, later allegations against her supervisor tend to substantiate her claims. https://www.nj.com/rutgers/2020/02/top-rutgers-athletics-official-accused-of-bullying-staff-creating-toxic-environment-in-multiple-formal-complaints.html


NOVEMBER 15, 2019-OILFIELD INJURY.  In Avant v. Greylock Energy, LLC, Kanawha County Circuit Court Civil Action No. 19-C-923, our attorneys represented the plaintiff who had suffered a spinal injury due to allegedly unsafe conditions on a drilling rig.  https://wvrecord.com/stories/520057983-greylock-energy-faces-suit-after-frac-tech-slipped-on-containment-mat-on-company-s-property


OCTOBER 26, 2019-WRONGFUL DEATH, PRISON NEGLIGENCE.  Following the death of Whitey Bulger at USP Hazleton in 2019, the Boston Globe contacted our attorneys to discuss their experience in litigating prison abuse and neglect cases and the hurdles that victims face.  https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/10/26/jail-where-whitey-bulger-was-killed-has-little-accounting-for-deaths/vzORsekuPe0Bh8HslWnKYO/story.html


AUGUST 2, 2019-SEXUAL HARASSMENT.  In Colebank et al. v. Town of Granville, Monongalia County Circuit Court Civil Action No. 19-C-229, our attorneys represented several female police officers who were subjected to sexual harassment in their workplace.  https://www.dominionpost.com/2019/08/02/granvilles-female-police-officers-allege-sexual-harassment-sue-town/


MAY 3, 2019-MINERAL TRESPASS.  In Chambers et al. v. Horner’s Oil and Gas Production, Inc., Wetzel County Circuit Court Civil Action No. 19-C-21, our attorneys represented the Plaintiffs who alleged that the oil and gas producer had violated their property rights by drilling and producing oil and gas without a valid lease.  https://wvrecord.com/stories/512462721-interest-owners-allege-horner-s-oil-gas-production-drilled-well-without-authorization


APRIL 11, 2018-PREMISES LIABILITY. In Howard v. Big Lots Stores, Inc., Marshall County Circuit Court Civil Action No. 18-C-45, our attorneys represented the plaintiff, who sustained injuries due to a defective store-provided wheelchair. https://wvrecord.com/stories/511387036-law-courts-customer-blames-big-lots-stores-for-injuries


JANUARY 1, 2018-MEDICAL MALPRACTICE.  In Dulaney v. Akkary Surgery Center, Monongalia County Circuit Court Civil Action No. 17-C-454, our attorneys represented the plaintiff, who alleged that a medical center had failed to appropriate monitor and treat a surgical incision.  https://wvrecord.com/stories/511305709-law-courts-patient-alleges-akkary-surgery-center-failed-to-properly-monitor-wound


MAY 15, 2017-NURSING HOME NEGLECT.  In Echard v. West Virginia Veteran’s Nursing Facility, Kanawha County Circuit Court Civil Action No. 17-C-564, our attorneys represented the plaintiff, who alleged that her grandfather died as a result of negligence on the part of the state run veteran’s nursing facility.  https://wvrecord.com/stories/511113851-law-courts-estate-administrator-blames-long-term-care-provider-for-patient-s-death


Morgantown Personal Injury Lawyers Wagoner DesaiMARCH 28, 2017- OIL AND GAS LEASE.  In Wilson-Johnson Family, LLC v. Alexander Production Co. et al., Doddridge County Circuit Court Civil Action No. 17-C-10, our attorneys represented the plaintiff, a small family company, in alleging that the Defendants failed to make timely royalty payments. https://wvrecord.com/stories/511093286-law-courts-mineral-rights-owner-accuses-lessee-of-breaching-contract


MAY 5, 2014-OILFIELD INJURY.  In Johnson v. C & R Downhole Drilling, Inc., Ohio County Circuit Court Civil Action No. 14-C-108, our attorneys represented a truck driver who suffered crush injuries as a result of the alleged negligence of the drilling contractor’s employee.  https://wvrecord.com/stories/510587070-newsinator-delivery-man-says-he-was-injured-on-the-job


 

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