CLEVELAND – Plaintiff lawyers in national opioid litigation chose their executive committee so poorly that a federal judge made them choose again. A protest against the original committee had rung out from West Virginia. As a result, four lawyers lost seats, and five replaced them.
WASHINGTON – With the inauguration of President Donald Trump one year ago, America entered a new era of prosperity, hope and optimism. The president’s Make America Great Again strategy is putting American families first by creating jobs and growing our economy here at home.
“The West Virginia Supreme Court is committed to sound fiscal management and administration of the judicial branch of government and takes its commitment to state taxpayers seriously.” Ha ha ha, ho ho ho, hee hee hee! Stop it, you're killing us!
WHEELING – What may seem like common terms to attorneys may be unfamiliar to clients. Below are some examples of terms that clients might come across during the course of his or her case, so that they may better understand the case.
BLUEFIELD – A Michigan company alleges that it has no duty to indemnify a Kanawha County business in a suit filed in Fayette Circuit Court because the dates in question occur outside of the policy period.
The bipartisan coalition filed a public comment letter as part of the EPA's proposed repeal of the plan. It encourages the agency to eliminate the Obama-era rule and return authority to manage energy resources to the states.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and a coalition of 22 states urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court decision that infringes upon the free speech rights of pro-life pregnancy centers.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Chief Justice Allen Loughry made the court’s annual budget presentation to members of the House and Senate Finance committees. Loughry did mention the “inappropriate” expenditures associated with renovations to the five Justices’ offices, but members of the committees didn’t press him much about it.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Lawyers Assistance Program has been officially expanded to include giving assistance to judges, law students and bar applicants, according to the program’s Executive Director Robert E. Albury Jr.
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Nearly 40 percent of civil cases pending in federal courts across the country are consolidated into multidistrict litigation, resulting in “a shift away from the rule of law to a system of arbitrary justice,” says Tampa attorney Brian Donovan in his new book on his experience and frustrations with MDL.