CHARLESTON — The National Business Institute (NBI) has partnered with a law firm to moderate judicial forums in Charleston and Morgantown this spring. The upcoming seminars, set for May and April, will revolve around the West Virginia Business Court and judiciary takes on litigation, and will be managed by two Bowles Rice partners. Stuart McMillan and Andrew Fusco will each manage their own seminar, respectively.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia could see a quick return to the Judicial Hellholes report if Darrell McGraw is elected to the state Supreme Court, according to a spokesman for the group that compiles the list. “I’d tell Darrell not to embarrass himself,” said Darren McKinney, spokesman for the American Tort Reform Association, said Monday about McGraw’s filing to run for the court.
CHARLESTON – A lawsuit has been filed against State Sen. Tamejiro “Tom” Takubo Jr. by a woman who claims he was responsible for her husband’s death. Charleston Area Medical Center and Dr. Steven D. Hollosi were also named as defendants in the suit. On Jan. 25, 2014, William Hudson briefly lost consciousness at his home and Emergency Medical Services was called and he was transported to Charleston Area Medical Center for evaluation and care, according to a complaint filed Jan. 20 in Kanawha Circu
CHARLESTON – The administrator of the claim plan for the 2014 spill that left 300,000 people without water for days has filed a lawsuit against the company that manufactures the leaked chemical. Robert L. Johns, in his capacity as GC Plan Administrator and as Spill Claim Plan Administrator for Freedom Industries, filed the lawsuit Jan. 19 in Kanawha Circuit Court. Freedom Industries Inc. also is listed as a plaintiff in the case against Eastman Chemical Company, which is based in Kingsport, Tenn