Latest West Virginia Attorney General's Office News

West Virginia AG sues opioid makers, says they hid risks

Aug. 23, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's top prosecutor filed suits Friday against the major opioid makers Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA for misrepresenting the risks of their painkilling drugs. The separate suits filed in Boone County, West Virginia, by Attorney General Patrick...

Attorney general's office visiting W.Va. cities, fair

Aug. 5, 2019 4:46 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A representative of the West Virginia attorney general's office will make stops in several cities this month to discuss consumer-related issues and answer questions. The office says Jessica Napier-Eagle will host events at the state fair and in Hurricane, St. Albans, Charleston and...

WVa consumers hit by Equifax data breach can file claims

Jul. 25, 2019 5:24 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's attorney general says state consumers affected by an Equifax data breach last year can now file claims. Patrick Morrisey says in a news release the claims process is open for a $425 million national settlement along with a separate $2.4 million settlement reached in...