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.
The Battle of New Orleans was fought on January 8, 1815, two weeks after the signing of the peace treaty ending the War of 1812. If British General Edward Pakenham had had a cell phone, or even a beeper, he might have received notice of the treaty-signing before the battle began and been able to avoid his embarrassing defeat to Andrew Jackson.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against the opioid industry ordered plaintiffs’ attorneys to keep monthly records of the time they spend on their cases down to a tenth of an hour and imposed strict rules on who can collect fees, in an effort to prevent the excesses that have drawn criticism in other class actions and mass tort cases.
CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says West Virginia has reached $2.65 million settlement with Volkswagen and two other automakers while saving the state more than a half million dollars in legal fees and likely exceeding the payout it would have received in multistate litigation.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has joined a coalition of six other states are suing the federal government, challenging the 2012 executive action that created the unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.