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Legislative Rundown with Adam Strider

SENATORS PROPOSE NEW ROUND OF CHANGES TO THE WAGE PAYMENT AND COLLECTION ACT

Senators Charles Trump (R-Morgan), Sue Cline (R-Wyoming), and Tom Takubo (R-Kanawha) have introduced legislation that would, if enacted, require a separated employee who claims unpaid wages to make a written demand for those wages, and allow their former employer to the opportunity to pay the wages outside of court and avoid liability, before filing a suit to recover under the Wage Payment Collection Act (WPCA), W. Va. Code 21-5-1, et seq.

Bailey & Wyant, PLLC Obtains Dismissal in Federal Court

In Tomashek v. Raleigh County Emergency Operating Center et al., Plaintiff filed suit alleging that his wife had called 911 and requested an ambulance to take him to a medical care facility after he became disoriented, aggravated, and disruptive and exhibited other mood disturbance behaviors following inhalation of paint fumes. The 911 dispatcher viewed it as a domestic disturbance and out of concern for the safety of Plaintiff’s wife and minor children, dispatched law enforcement to the scene rather than an ambulance.

University of Charleston Leadership Luncheon

Bailey & Wyant, PLLC was proud to sponsor a luncheon for the University of Charleston School of Business, Doctor of Executive Leadership (DEL) Program.

Over 80 students and faculty gathered at the Equities House in downtown Charleston for a day full of doctoral level coursework. Bailey & Wyant, PLLC provided two excellent speakers for the doctoral students to learn from, as they enjoyed a catered lunch from Swiftwater Café.

Charles Bailey & Michael Taylor Present at Local Government Law Seminar

Bailey & Wyant, PLLC Managing Partner Charles R. Bailey and Associate Michael Taylor presented at a continuing education seminar sponsored by the National Business Institute.

The seminar, “Local Government Law: What Attorneys Need to Know” focused on aiding attorneys in gaining a better understanding of Municipal Liability Issues. The basic to intermediate level seminar was designed for attorneys and government officials who wanted tips and strategies for overcoming challenges in municipal law.

Local Government Law Seminar

Bailey & Wyant, LLC is proud to announce an upcoming NBI continuing education seminar "Local Government Law: What Attorneys Need to Know". Stay up to date on newly developing cases and legal issues in government law, ensure compliance with public records access and retention laws as well as examine ethical considerations involved in public disclosure of governmental actions.

Managing Member, Charles Bailey named 2017 Defense Attorney of the Year

Bailey & Wyant, PLLC is pleased to announce our Managing Member, Charles Bailey has been named 2017 Defense Attorney of the Year by the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia (DTCWV).  
 
DTCWV Defense Attorney of the Year is a prestigious award which begins with a nomination, and is then vetted through a review process by the DTCWV nomination committee.  
 
“I am humbled by this award,” said Charles Bailey, Managing Member of Bailey & Wyant, PLLC. “To receive recognition by my peers, colleagues and friends is tremendously gratifying.”  
 

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