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CHARLESTON – Should they seek to again practice law in starting in 2013, John E. Lutz and Anthony Tatano will still have to answer to collectively a dozen clients why they failed in their legal duties. On Nov. 5, the … Read More
CHARLESTON – Cabell Circuit Judge David Pancake peered at a deed and thought he saw an easement to a gravel driveway off a Huntington street. But, according to the state Supreme Court of Appeals, he just imagined it. The Justices … Read More
CHARLESTON – The licenses of three attorneys have either been suspended or annulled by recent order of the state Supreme Court. In a press release issued Nov. 19, the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, the investigative arm of the state Bar, … Read More
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin issued the following statement Monday about the death of former Gov. Cecil Underwood:
CHARLESTON – Circuit Judge James Mazzone spoiled an Ohio County medical malpractice trial by approving a prospective juror who blamed malpractice verdicts for high insurance costs, according to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. The Justices on Nov. 6 … Read More
CHARLESTON — State Supreme Court Justice Larry Starcher, as co-chairman of the Living the Dream Awards Committee, is soliciting nominations for the Martin Luther King Jr. West Virginia Holiday Commission awards.
CHARLESTON – The state court Administrator has fired back about accusations made in the press by a recently fired Supreme Court employee.
CHARLESTON — A ruling issued Wednesday by the state Supreme Court confirmed a lower court’s findings that denied Bayer tax breaks it was seeking and saved Kanawha County from losing more than $1 million in tax revenue.
CHARLESTON – To preserve tourism in Pocahontas County, the state Supreme Court has blocked operation of a 76-acre sandstone quarry. Read More
CHARLESTON – A former state Supreme Court employee says the reason he was fired last week is because he is suspected of leaking photographs that might have cost Chief Justice Spike Maynard re-election and that he accused the court administrator of making racial comments in the office.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will decide if state Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin should have recused himself from the $50 million case of a heavy campaign supporter.
Cabell Huntington Hospital
CHARLESTON – Cabell Circuit Judge David Pancake misread a clock in West Virginia medical malpractice law by four years when he threw out a mother’s suit against Cabell Huntington Hospital, the Supreme Court of Appeals decided Nov. 6.
CHARLESTON – “Airball” sang out the state Supreme Court as the Justices reversed a Cabell Circuit Judge for attaching constitutional significance to O. J. Mayo’s participation in Huntington High School basketball games. Read More
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has overturned a decision that held three companies not liable for the injuries of a 13-year-old who was temporarily blinded by mud and rode into three of their wires. William Smoot II, by his … Read More
CHARLESTON — The first probation officers hired specifically to supervise sex offenders under provisions of the Child Protection Act of 2006 were sworn in Nov. 7 in the Chamber of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. Supreme Court … Read More