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THEIR VIEW: Cato slams caps on med mal awards

By The West Virginia Record | Oct 27, 2011

WASHINGTON -- "Reducing physician liability for negligent care by capping court awards, all else equal, will reduce the resources allocated to medical professional liability underwriting and oversight and make many patients worse off. Legislators who see mandatory liability caps as a cost-containment tool should look elsewhere."

U.S., state Chambers endorse Manchin

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 20, 2010

Manchin CHARLESTON – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce on Monday endorsed Gov. Joe Manchin's run for the U.S. Senate.

Manchin running for U.S. Senate

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jul 20, 2010

Manchin CHARLESTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin announced Tuesday he will run for the U.S. Senate to fill the late Sen. Robert Byrd's unexpired term.

McGraw has taken outside counsel idea to new heights

By Staff reports | Aug 1, 2008

McGraw CHARLESTON -- New York's Eliot Spitzer made may have made the practice fashionable, but West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has a lengthy and enduring pattern of hiring outside counsel and appointing special assistants to help bring sizable financial settlements to the state coffers.

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