Last year, the Rand Institute for Civil Justice released a report examining the relationship between asbestos courts and asbestos trusts.
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.”
By GEOFFREY SAUNDERS
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
In the opening scene of the classic caper comedy It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, a motorist speeding down the highway goes off a cliff and crashes. Several other cars pull over and some of the occupants make their way down the embankment in time to hear his dying words about the location of a buried treasure. Then, the fun begins.
When it was first proposed, we strenuously objected to the pilot program for public financing of the elections for supreme court justices. We pointed out, among other drawbacks, that public financing forces taxpayers to pay for the campaigns of candidates they oppose. It also favors current office holders by preventing their challengers from outspending them to overcome the advantages of incumbenc