MORGANTOWN – A Monongalia County business has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against an insurance agent and insurance company, accusing them of civil conspiracy, breach of contract and bad faith.
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CHARLESTON – A senior status judge has given the parties in a potential class action about wage payment for state employees two months to try to work out details of the case.
CHARLESTON – A recent survey by a legal reform group shows that a majority of West Virginia residents support the idea for an intermediate court of appeals. Meanwhile, a group for trial attorneys continues to say the new court isn’t necessary.
CHARLESTON – The state Senate unanimously has passed a bill meant to increase the number of West Virginia students gaining career education and workforce training.
CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice has invited President Donald Trump to give the State of the Union address in West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office says its disability fraud partnership had its most successful year in 2018, pushing its total savings to more than $14.3 million.
CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission has named applicants for three circuit judge positions.
CHARLESTON. – A House of Delegates committee has sent a comprehensive bill meant to make it easier to develop and expand broadband and high-speed wireless technologies in West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – A bill forcing a runoff if no candidate for a state Supreme Court seat garners 40 percent of the vote in the election is headed to the House of Delegates.
CHARLESTON – A bill codifying the state Supreme Court’s rule guaranteeing appeals as a matter of right unanimously has passed the House of Delegates and is headed for the Senate. And one House leader – as well as the leader of a group for trial lawyers – thinks the bill answers concerns about the need for an intermediate appellate court.
CHARLESTON – A House of Delegates member has introduced a bill that would make it illegal to continuously drive in the left lane of a highway.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and 20 other state attorneys general have written a letter to the United States Senate expressing support for confirmation of William P. Barr as the next United States Attorney General.
CHARLESTON – The federal sentencing dates for two former state Supreme Court justices have been delayed until February.
CHARLESTON – Three Republican members of the House of Delegates plan to introduce a bill to use $10 million of the state's surplus to help build President Trump's planned wall along the southern border of the United States.
CHARLESTON — A state Judicial Hearing Board hearing about former Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry scheduled for Jan. 14 has been postponed.
CHARLESTON – A permanent fix to questions about West Virginia handling money form medical marijuana must come from the federal government, according to state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.