WASHINGTON – As House Democrats continued their gun control sit-in, one West Virginia political leader was calling out another for his “assault on due process.” West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey sent a letter to U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, who last week said “due process is what’s killing us right now” when it comes to striking a deal on gun control.
CHARLESTON – Morgantown attorney Jane E. Peak has been elected the 2016–2017 president of the West Virginia Association for Justice. Originally from Hurricane, Peak has practiced with the Morgantown firm of Allan N. Karlin and Associates since graduating from the West Virginia University College of Law in 1996.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has announced a $336,000 settlement with Avant, Inc. to resolve allegations the online lender’s business practices violated the state’s Consumer Credit and Protection Act. The settlement involves allegations related to the marketing, promoting and enabling of 90 unsecured consumer loans from April to August 2014 in West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has ruled that a woman who injected meth while pregnant won’t be charged for child neglect after her daughter died 11 days after being born. The 3-2 decision says state child neglect laws don’t specify anything about unborn children while other state laws do specifically mention unborn children. So, the Court says current child neglect laws can’t be applied to the case of Stephanie Louk.