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West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw was all set to dole out another $3.9 million to his trial lawyer friends last week when something important happened at the courthouse. Read More
MORGANTOWN — As Virginia assistant football Coach Bob Pruett helps prepare the Cavaliers for the upcoming season, he might be looking over his shoulder because ghosts from his past are chasing him.
WHEELING — One method traditionally used by politicians to divert attention from their own shortcomings is to sling mud at their opponents. That’s just what West Virginia Chief Deputy Attorney General Frances Hughes did last week in Wheeling.
Gov. Joe Manchin is asking our Supreme Court to hear an appeal.
Florida plaintiff’s attorney Mike Papantonio hopes to collect his $135 million fee from the case and he wants the governor to butt out. Read More
MORGANTOWN — The New York Times breathlessly reported last week about the Manchin Administration’s decision to intervene in the appeal of the $382 million dollar judgment against the DuPont Company over pollution at its old operations in Spelter.
Dear Editor: It’s a good thing Roger Decanio is not a member of the defense bar. In his “CALA Has It Wrong Again” (The West Virginia Record, July 29), he defends himself against a charge never leveled against him. Decanio … Read More
Dear Editor: We are very grateful to the Green family for having the courage and wisdom to report Rev. Timothy C. Edmonds’ child sex crimes to law enforcement. Sadly, all too often, congregants inform church officials of child molestation by … Read More
A politician shouldn’t be relieved of his responsibility to explain his actions just because he’s riding on someone else’s bandwagon. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Every time another survey or report lists West Virginia as a bad place to do business, personal injury lawyers and some of the judges they pay good money to re-elect are quick to object. Read More
MORGANTOWN — Steve Cohen is no friend of West Virginia.
West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin is right. Read More
By VIC SPROUSE CHARLESTON — One thing is certain after this last interim legislative session: Democrats, as well as Republicans, have had it with Darrell McGraw. At least a dozen Democratic lawmakers I spoke with during this interim session have … Read More