West Virginia

West Virginia /ˌwɛst vərˈdʒɪnjə/ is a U.S. state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Ohio to the northwest, Pennsylvania to the north, and Maryland to the northeast. West Virginia is the 41st largest by area and the 38th most populous of the 50 United States. The capital and largest city is Charleston.West Virginia became a state following the Wheeling Conventions, in which 50 northwestern counties of Virginia whose landowners owned few to no slaves decided to break away from Virginia during the American Civil War.
Posts about West Virginia
  • Think Glink

    …Allied Home Mortgage, Whistleblowers and the Future of the Mortgage Industry by Emily Pfund | Link to original source (104K) Last week, a federal jury in Texas imposed a nearly $93 million penalty against Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corp. and Allied Home Mortgage Corp. (now known as AllQuest Home Mortgage Corp.) and CEO Jim Hodge for issuing…

    Due Diligence- 35 readers -
  • Whistleblower Awards Available for Pill Mills

    … What do Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have in common? A huge percentage of narcotic painkiller prescriptions per capita. If you live in Georgia, Maine, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island don’t celebrate just yet, you have significant…

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  • Social Security Administration: Alabama by the Numbers

    …% Mississippi – 7.9% Maine – 7.7 % Tennessee – 6.7% Missouri – 6.4% South Carolina – 6.4% Michigan – 6.3% It is interesting to note that eight of the top ten are situated in the South, if you count West Virginia. Not surprisingly, the SSA list closely parallels 2015’s United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Annual Report…

    Bond and Botes- 33 readers -
  • Whistleblower Suit Accuses Frontier of $42 Million Fraud

    … Frontier Communications has grown from a sleepy rural telecommunications carrier to the 4th largest provider of digital subscriber services. Now offering traditional phone service, Internet and digital TV, the company has a presence all over the United States. In West Virginia, a competitor has brought a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming…

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  • Chamber Attempts to Thwart Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law

    … question. Because it is a front for the U.S. Chamber’s lobbying arm, the Institute for Legal Reform. The Chamber controls several media sources including the Madison Record, Legal News Line, Louisiana Record, West Virginia Record, SE Texas Record, & Cook County Record. We have no problem with the Chamber expressing its opinion. They shouldn’t…

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  • Magnum Hunter Resources Corp.—Bankruptcy Filing

    … of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil, primarily in the States of West Virginia and Ohio? If you invested through a brokerage firm or stockbroker, you may be entitled to compensation if the investment was unsuitable or investment risks were not adequately disclosed to you prior to the investment. You may contact us for a free, no-obligation…

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 40 readers -
  • Two Medicare Fraud Whistleblower Get $5 Million!

    …, Washington – $983,000. Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut – $920,000. Princeton Community Hospital in Princeton, West Virginia -$1,513,500. Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington – $906,000. Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida – $972,000. Spartanburg Regional Health Services in Spartanburg, South Carolina – $1.725…

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  • Can an Employer Force Whistleblower to Return Documents?

    … company data and information. Courts in at least five states (Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina) take the opposite view. They say confidentiality agreements trump whistleblower claims. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Durkin took a slightly different approach. Largely siding with Benjamin Rine, he said Rine…

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  • Recovering From Car Hijacking Injuries

    … driver from West Virginia was diagnosed with PTSD after a dangerous gunman hijacked his truck on a scheduled route. Following a court battle, the W. Va. Supreme Court held that mental and psychological injuries are covered under workers’ comp, and he was entitled to reparation for damages. See United Parcel Serv. Inc. v. Hannah, 2013 W. Va LEXIS…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 33 readers -
  • Scenic Springtime Rides are not without Risk

    … have discussed[1] riding to the highest points in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and West Virginia in a single day. Such a ride will involve beautiful scenery as a person travels from Mount Davis, PA[2] to Backbone Mountain, MD[3] to Spruce Knob, WV.[4] Even though a lot of the roads leading to these high points have been paved and are better maintained…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 13 readers -
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