TEXARKANA – The U.S. Department of Justice is asking federal judges around the country to dismiss lawsuits it says are brought by shell companies that misrepresent their true purposes - filing meritless litigation against health care companies.
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WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A new poll indicates former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the front-runner for the 2016 presidential race.
CHARLESTON – On Monday, a day before Election Day, a federal judge issued a consent decree allowing resubmitted absentee ballots to be counted in the race for House District 35.
CHARLESTON – West Virginians are primed to elect a Republican to the U.S. Senate for the first time in more than half a century.
CHARLESTON – The usual suspects are crossing the Appalachians to fund West Virginia congressional races this election cycle, with even local lawyers and law firms spending tens of thousands of dollars in hopes of sending Democratic candidates to the House of Representatives.
CHARLESTON – With Election Day just around the corner, West Virginia trial lawyers spending on candidates running for or seeking re-election to the state legislature has neared $600,000.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia trial lawyers are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on candidates running for or seeking re-election to the state Legislature.
MARTINSBURG – A Republican nominee running for Congress has received an endorsement from state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.
CHARLESTON – So far in the 2014 election cycle, West Virginia trial lawyers have spent almost $300,000 supporting candidates.
CHARLESTON – A state legal reform group has released its “Dirty Dozen” list highlighting candidates funded in part by trial lawyers.
CHARLESTON -- The majority of voters in West Virginia see job creation as the most pressing issue and believe lawsuits are hampering job growth, according to a new poll.
CHARLESTON – Considered by some groups to be a haven for trial lawyers, West Virginia’s punitive legal climate soon might start to fracture as more reformers come to political power, the leader of a statewide legal reform group says.