CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has until the end of November to file court documents in a case against him for failing to respond to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request from more than one year ago.
CHARLESTON – An attorney representing a Democratic group says West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office is “blatantly ignoring” a court order to turn over information regarding his communications with major drug companies.
State attorneys general always have played a significant role on issues of national importance, as they hold a unique and powerful position in our federalist system of government. They exercise an independent authority separate and distinct from other organs of state government, including the governor.
HUNTINGTON – An attorney representing U.S. Congressional candidate Richard Ojeda has sent a cease and desist letter to opponent Carol Miller’s campaign regarding an ad Ojeda’s team says is “absolutely untrue.”
CHARLESTON – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office says it has complied with counsel for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to release all requested records "at this stage" and calls the actions of the group wasteful and purely political.
Report: Surging securities class actions over corporate M&A, 'adverse events,' a growing 'litigation racket'
Saying the trend carries substantial costs for investors and the entire economy, a new report is calling for reforms to tamp down on the growing surge in the number of so-called securities class action lawsuits filed against companies over mergers, acquisitions or stock price drops - a phenomenon the report author called a "litigation racket."
CHARLESTON – A Democratic political group has filed a lawsuit claiming state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office has failed to provide public records about its dealing with several drug companies.
Thanks, in part, to Sen. Joe Manchin, Brett Kavanaugh is now a U.S. Supreme Court justice. Forty-nine other senators voted to confirm, but Manchin was the only Democrat. Still, if Manchin had voted no, Vice President Mike Pence could have broken the tie.
When news of Sen. Joe Manchin's plan to vote for Kavanaugh came out, there were mixed reactions. But most people seemed to be unhappy with Manchin's decision.
CHARLESTON – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin says he’ll vote to put federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court, and his election opponent says the senator simply caved to pressure from a majority of West Virginians.
CHARLESTON — Americans for Prosperity-West Virginia has launced a digital advertisement to urge Sen. Joe Manchin to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Federal and state officials accuse CSX Transportation of several environmental torts in response to oil spilled from a derailed train.
CHARLESTON — While those affected by the 2014 Elk River chemical spill should be receiving their checks soon, the plaintiffs attorneys who handled the case will split more than $22 million in fees.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has endorsed West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey in his bid for the U.S. Senate.
CHARLESTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new rule called Affordable Clean Energy that will relax carbon emission limits on power plants.
CHARLESTON – President Donald Trump made another visit to West Virginia as the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to ease carbon emission limitations on power plants.
U.S. settles with W.Va. restaurant accused of firing female worker who resisted supervisor's advances
MARTINSBURG, W. Va. — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has settled a lawsuit with a West Virgina restaurant accused of firing a female worker for resisting a supervisor's advances and subjecting other female employees to lewd sexual comments and grabbing.
When it hired outside lawyers to represent it in lawsuits against the opioid industry, Harris County agreed to pay a contingency fee of 35%, more than double the rate in Dallas County and equal to the highest in the state.