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Louis Helmburg III is suing others for his foolishness

The West Virginia Record Feb. 8, 2013, 6:00am

Mama told me not to come.

THEIR VIEW: Bumpy transition in AG’s office

The West Virginia Record Feb. 8, 2013, 6:00am

Kercheval

Settling baseless lawsuits only encourages more of them

The West Virginia Record Feb. 1, 2013, 5:30am

Famed social scientist James Q. Wilson died just shy of a year ago. One of his greatest contributions to the world he left behind is the “broken windows” theory of law enforcement: the idea that communities should concentrate on the small breakdowns in civil order and correct them before they escalate into worse problems.

THEIR VIEW: NLRB recess appointments ruling an important one

The West Virginia Record Feb. 1, 2013, 5:29am

Regan

How can you sue for losses when you’ve actually enjoyed gains?

The West Virginia Record Jan. 25, 2013, 4:34am

Some ballroom dance instructors read the obituaries, looking for widows they can call up on the phone after a decent interval and sell dance lessons to.

THEIR VIEW: Is 'man's best friend' priceless?

The West Virginia Record Jan. 25, 2013, 4:30am

McGraw

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’.