WASHINGTON – In an annual report of “Judicial Hellholes” released today by the American Tort Reform Association, Philadelphia has claimed the No. 1 ranking – in part due to a historic $8 billion punitive damages verdict rendered this year in litigation connected to Johnson & Johnson’s anti-psychotic drug Risperdal.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals sided with the state Legislative Claims Commission on an appeal of a lawsuit over allegations the Division of Highways was at fault for a fatal 2014 auto accident.
BECKLEY – A Pool woman has filed a suit against two physicians at Raleigh General Hospital after suffering a ureteral injury during a spinal fusion procedure that allegedly went undiagnosed and resulted in the loss of her kidney.
WINFIELD – City National Bank of West Virginia has denied all allegations against it in a lawsuit over allegations it and several other companies and individuals caused damages by denying a property owner's claims for damages from a wind and hail storm.
CHARLESTON – R&L Transfer has filed suit against a Texas carrier and its driver over allegations it sustained more than $80,000 in damages in a tractor-trailer collision on Interstate 77 in Kanawha County.
CHARLESTON — A 21-year-old who became pregnant by her biological father after she was placed in his care when she was 11 has filed a lawsuit against the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, claiming she should've never been placed in his care.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging the U.S. Senate to take quick action and give final approval to the TRACED Act, which is legislation designed to curb unlawful robocalls.
NEW MARTINSVILLE – An insurance company is seeking damages from two companies after the wheel/tire assembly on a commercial trailer they did work on became separated and caused injuries to the driver of another vehicle.