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CHARLESTON – Circuit Judge Arthur Recht hammered California insurer TIG with too much force, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals decided.
CHARLESTON – Corporation officers seldom face liability for unpaid sales taxes, but the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals makes an exception in the case of Barry Schmehl.
PARSONS — The Tucker County Solid Waste Authority wants the state Supreme Court to stop the state Division of Labor from continuing a 3-year-old investigation into wages paid to mostly temporary workers. The state claims that the authority owes nearly … Read More
CHARLESTON – It takes 10 years of public use to make a private road public, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals declared Feb. 27. The Justices unanimously agreed that Second Avenue and Fifth Street in the Boone County town … Read More
CHARLESTON – Without commenting on constitutional issues raised, the state Supreme Court remanded a Mason County case dealing with the Medical Professional Liability Act back to circuit court for trial.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court soon will hear two cases in which one doctor is both appellant and appellee in separate civil suits he was with two other doctors. On Feb. 26, the Court is scheduled to hear arguments … Read More
CHARLESTON – During a forum last Monday sponsored by the state’s independent insurance agents, two of the candidates for Supreme Court had the opportunity to say where they stood on the issue of non-partisan election of judges.
CHARLESTON — Rock singer Meatloaf once said two out of three ain’t bad.
CHARLESTON – William H. Duty of Williamson lost his West Virginia law license, after showing he needed to lose it. Duty, having failed to appear for a Supreme Court of Appeals oral argument where he might have saved his license, … Read More
CHARLESTON – Prospective jurors need to peek behind the false front of a “captive” law firm that works for an insurance company and no one else, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals decided Feb. 14.
CHARLESTON – Despite a fellow justice’s best efforts, state Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin will not recuse himself from cases involving his biggest campaign supporter.
MetroNews Talkline Host Hoppy Kercheval, standing, talks with state Supreme Court candidates, from left, Robert M. Bastress Jr., Beth Walker, Chief Justice Spike Maynard and former Justice Margaret Workman during a break in a debate hosted by the Independent Insurance Agents of West Virginia on Feb. 18. The two-hour debate was simulcast on Talkline with Kercheval serving as moderator. (Photo by Lawrence Smith)
CHARLESTON – The perception of the West Virginia judicial system took center stage among the issues debated by the candidates for Supreme Court last Monday before a gathering of the state’s independent insurance agents. Read More
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — West Virginia Supreme Court Justices Larry V. Starcher and Joseph P. Albright were among the judges of the 37th Annual William B. Spong Jr. Invitational Moot Court Tournament at William & Mary School of Law.
CHARLESTON – An Elkins doctor has had his request for an appeal of a medical malpractice verdict denied by the state Supreme Court.