In West Virginia, one of the first female coal miners in the country sued the owner of the mine to get him to stop stalking her.
One day after school we went to a monument—I lived in West Virginia.
It had lost a trial and faced a $50 million verdict, which it appealed to the West Virginia Supreme Court.
State in the southeastern United States bordered by Pennsylvania and Maryland to the north, Virginia to the east and south, and Kentucky and Ohio to the west. Its capital and largest city is Charleston.
Note: Separated from Virginia after Virginia seceded from the Union in 1861; it was granted statehood in 1863, during the Civil War.
Note: Ranks first in bituminous coal production, with about twenty percent of the nation's total.