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Lawyers win $1.1 billion settlement, Toyota customers will pay

The West Virginia Record Jan. 18, 2013, 6:00am

As president of Acme Motor Company, you’re enjoying record profits with your best-selling car, the Acme Pterodactyl, but you’re caught off guard when your archrival, Widget Motors, starts selling a snazzy new model called the Coolway. As sales of the Coolway soar, Pterodactyl sales plummet.

THEIR VIEW: Speedway might have difficult time with slip-and-shock case

The West Virginia Record Jan. 18, 2013, 5:30am

Wolfe

How can a company be held liable for something that hasn't happened?

The West Virginia Record Jan. 11, 2013, 6:16am

Whatever happened to the assumption of innocence and the right not to incriminate oneself? What about the old corpus delicti? When did that become superfluous?

THEIR VIEW: Marple faces uphill battle to get job back

The West Virginia Record Jan. 11, 2013, 6:15am

Kercheval

When it finally arrives, justice delayed is still satisfying

The West Virginia Record Jan. 4, 2013, 5:30am

For every cliché, there’s a counter-cliché just as true, and that can be befuddling.

THEIR VIEW: Goodbye and good riddance

The West Virginia Record Jan. 4, 2013, 5:29am

Kercheval

How to eat free at Bob Evans

The West Virginia Record Dec. 21, 2012, 5:30am

“At Bob Evans, we treat strangers like friends and friends like family.”

THEIR VIEW: Doing the right thing after medical errors

The West Virginia Record Dec. 21, 2012, 5:00am

Bell

THEIR VIEW: Dram shop case different since plaintiff was drunk

The West Virginia Record Dec. 21, 2012, 5:00am

Wolfe

THEIR VIEW: Big wins for privacy rights

The West Virginia Record Dec. 14, 2012, 6:00am

Stoneking

West Virginia should reclaim the lead in asbestos lawsuit reform

The West Virginia Record Dec. 14, 2012, 6:00am

Last year, the Rand Institute for Civil Justice released a report examining the relationship between asbestos courts and asbestos trusts.

Good riddance to 'the best family law judge in West Virginia'

The West Virginia Record Dec. 7, 2012, 7:00am

One might think it will be a sad day when the citizens of Putnam County lose the services of a man described as “the best family law judge in West Virginia, without any question.”

THEIR VIEW: Nature of injection may decide fate of meningitis lawsuits

The West Virginia Record Dec. 7, 2012, 5:30am

Harry Bell

Robert Peirce should take his punishment like a man

The West Virginia Record Nov. 30, 2012, 7:05am

Back in the old days, before the publication of Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care and the advent of enlightened parenthood, suburban kids who misbehaved got spankings. Country kids who acted up went to the woodshed for a whuppin’.

THEIR VIEW: W.Va. seniors will feel impact of tax increases

The West Virginia Record Nov. 23, 2012, 6:30am

By GEOFFREY SAUNDERS

THEIR VIEW: Glaxo settlement can restore confidence in system

The West Virginia Record Nov. 23, 2012, 6:30am

Harry Bell

Correction

The West Virginia Record Nov. 16, 2012, 6:19pm

In a recent article published in The West Virginia Record, “Man loses fumes case against Wal-Mart,” the Record incorrectly reported that attorneys Marvin W. Masters and Christopher L. Brinkley of The Masters Law firm represented plaintiff Dwight Graley, Sr. in a personal injury case before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Furthermore, the Record incorrectly published

When judges say no, they mean no

The West Virginia Record Nov. 16, 2012, 3:05pm

You’ve got to wonder about some lawyers. Are they suicidal, or just IQ challenged?

Goodbye, Darrell! Hello, Patrick!

The West Virginia Record Nov. 9, 2012, 6:37am

“Six-term incumbent Darrell McGraw”? We’ll never have to write those woeful words, and you’ll never have to read them.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Manchin should be interesting to watch

The West Virginia Record Nov. 7, 2012, 12:05pm

Dear Editor: