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Supreme Court dismisses bad faith claim against insurer over fatal car wreck

By Nathan Bass | Dec 5, 2012

CHARLESTON – In a Nov. 26 memorandum opinion, a unanimous West Virginia Supreme Court affirmed the Circuit Court of Jackson County’s order dismissing bad faith and unfair trade practices claims against Westfield Insurance Company.

Physician, fired over pre-signed prescription forms, loses case at Supreme Court

By Nathan Bass | Dec 3, 2012

CHARLESTON - The state Supreme Court of Appeals on Nov. 26 affirmed a circuit court’s ruling in favor of an employer in a breach of contract case brought by a terminated physician.

Motion to dismiss affirmed in oil and gas rights case

By Nathan Bass | Nov 21, 2012

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court on Nov. 16 upheld the Lewis County Circuit Court’s dismissal of an oil and gas rights dispute between heirs of a 200-acre tract in Lewis County.

Supreme Court says Jefferson judge didn't follow directive in previous decision

By Nathan Bass | Nov 13, 2012

CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has blocked the Jefferson County Circuit Court from forcing the CEO of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Roger Crandall, to be deposed.

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