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CHARLESTON — A trial lawyers group says it commends the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals for its recent decision in a set of cases stating that arbitration agreements in nursing home contracts were “unconscionable and unenforceable.”
CHARLESTON — Tish Chafin, past president of the West Virginia State Bar and newly minted West Virginia Supreme Court candidate, says it’s time for her to give back to the people of West Virginia. Read More
CHARLESTON — West Virginia legislators didn’t violate the state constitution when they reduced a cap on damages for pain and suffering in medical malpractice cases from $1 million to $500,000, the Supreme Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
CHARLESTON – Seat belt maker Autoliv must pay a driver’s estate $85,000 to make up for a Chrysler check that bounced, the Supreme Court of Appeals ruled on June 17. Read More
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia State Medical Association says it applauds the Court’s “well reasoned decision” to uphold the state’s cap on non-economic damages in medical liability lawsuits. The Court, in its ruling Wednesday, found that the state limit on … Read More
CHARLESTON – Randy Mace can’t sue Mylan drug companies over his wife’s death in North Carolina, where he lives and she died, but he can sue them in West Virginia. Read More
CHARLESTON — The spring Circuit Judges’ Education Conference in Charleston focused in large part on ways the judiciary can help children in West Virginia. Many sessions during the four-day conference at the Embassy Suites Hotel were devoted to children’s issues, … Read More
CHARLESTON – With less than a year before the primaries and a few announced candidates, the 2012 race for the state Supreme Court is starting to take shape.
CHARLESTON -– The State Law Library will hold a free informational workshop on “Surviving Credit Card Debt” at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 25. Education Librarian Sara Thompson will explain how to order, review, and understand a credit report, correct misinformation … Read More
CHARLESTON – State law that allows borrowers to sue lenders or unfair practices allows them to sue debt collectors too, the Supreme Court of Appeals ruled on June 14.
CHARLESTON –- Interest-free loans from the state Bar to employees -– including the former executive director — are drawing the attention of lawmakers and other local, state and possibly even federal officials.
CHARLESTON –- Kanawha Circuit Judge Tod Kaufman presided over a suit against Mercedes-Benz when he should have sent it to Philadelphia, the Supreme Court of Appeals ruled on June 14.
CHARLESTON – Jackson Circuit Judge David Nibert must explain why he certified a class action of car crash victims against Erie Insurance, the Supreme Court of Appeals says. Finding Nibert “did not conduct the thorough class action analysis contemplated by … Read More
CHARLESTON — State Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Workman announced Monday the creation of the Adjudicated Juvenile Rehabilitation Review Commission to investigate juvenile justice facilities and procedures in the state.
CHARLESTON – Five temporary Justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals ordered Kanawha Circuit Judge Paul Zakaib to hold a hearing in a fee dispute involving Chief Justice Margaret Workman.