Tort law, despite a variety of abuses associated with it, makes perfect sense in principle. If somebody damages your person or property, that someone should be required to make restitution for the harm done.
MORGANTOWN -- A group of plaintiffs who settled a personal injury case with DuPont earlier this year can now enroll in a court-administered medical monitoring program, a judge ruled this week.
CHARLESTON -- A Weirton woman is suing 81 companies after she claims they are responsible for her father's lung cancer and death.
CHARLESTON -- A Flatgap, Ky., couple is suing 135 companies it claims are responsible for a mesothelioma diagnosis.
CHARLESTON -- A Collinsville, Va., couple is suing 137 companies they claim are responsible for a mesothelioma diagnosis.
CHARLESTON -- A Highland Springs, Va., couple is suing 143 companies they claim are responsible for a diagnosis of mesothelioma.
MORGANTOWN -- The plaintiffs who settled a personal injury case with DuPont earlier this year say they want the right to enroll in a court-administered medical monitoring program.
CHARLESTON -- Two Scott Depot men are suing 104 companies after they claim they are responsible for their family member's stomach cancer and death.
CHARLESTON -- An Ashland, Ky., man is suing 136 companies after he claims they are responsible for his asbestosis diagnosis.
CHARLESTON -- A man is suing Railserve and DuPont Filaments - Americas after he claims he was injured while working.
CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing 11 companies after she claims they are responsible for her late husband's mesothelioma and death.
CHARLESTON -- A couple is suing 91 companies after it claims it is responsible for exposing them to asbestos during employment.
CLARKSBURG -- Harrison Circuit Judge Thomas A. Bedell has ordered DuPont to pay $70 million as part of a settlement in a case involving the alleged contamination of a Harrison County community by the company.
MORGANTOWN -- A federal judge has remanded the lawsuit of 15 West Virginia families who say their illnesses are the result of a former DuPont plant to Harrison County Circuit Court.
CHARLESTON –- DuPont is offering to pay $70 million to settle a toxic exposure case in Harrison County involving a DuPont smelter.
CHARLESTON -- The chemical giant DuPont now wants the 8,500 people who brought a pollution case against the company to provide it with handwritten documents.
CHARLESTON -- The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced it was honored as a 2011 Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies by ALM, a publisher of multiple regional and national magazines tailored to the legal community.
CHARLESTON -- A circuit court judge has ruled that the retrial of part of a case involving the alleged contamination of a Harrison County community by DuPont will start in March 2011.