Many West Virginia residents and others around the nation enjoy meeting family and friends at restaurants and bars. Good food and drinks, laughter and conversation are the typical expectations of these gatherings. Unfortunately, one such outing resulted in a serious slip-and-fall injury to a man in another state several years ago. His lawsuit against the establishment has recently been given new life after once thinking it would not continue.
When stories break about employees being cheated out of compensation, it is often assumed that it involves the service or retail industry. Unfortunately, workers in any occupation may struggle with overtime and wage issues. West Virginia workers who have been denied rightful compensation do have recourse under federal wage and hour laws.