You have to wonder why some people bother going to court. It’s not just a matter of luck like the lottery, where all you have to do is buy a ticket and wait for the results to be announced. The process isn’t automated, self-propelled. You can’t file suit and expect the case to win itself.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court’s ruling that a consumer can’t bring a claim against a brand-name drug manufacturer when they took a generic version is drawing reaction from both sides of the issue.
Three out of five State Supreme Court justices last week declined to expand West Virginia's products liability law and refused to hold a brand-name drug manufacturer responsible for harm allegedly caused by a generic drug made and sold by another company.
CHARLESTON -- The state Supreme Court has declined to expand West Virginia's products liability law, saying a plaintiff has no cause of action against a brand-name drug manufacturer when the drug used was made by a generic manufacturer.
WILLIAMSON – A new trial date has been set for a lawsuit against Norfolk Southern Railway Company after a judge tossed a previous $800,000 verdict when it was discovered that one of the attorneys and a juror knew each other.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued a ruling, agreeing that a fine of nearly $160,000 for a cigarette distributor who sold delisted cigarettes on multiple occasions was proper.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued an opinion stating that a claims administrator who denied reimbursement for a meal during a workers’ compensation medical examination appointment was in the wrong.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued a ruling denying a police officer and the city of Parkersburg a new trial in lawsuit filed by a man who was injured when he was rear-ended by a police officer.