Legal Roundup

BORDAS & BORDAS PLLC: How Do You Become a Lawyer?

By Bordas & Bordas PLLC | Aug 11, 2018

While attending law school is clearly one of the requirements, there are a number of other steps along the way of reaching the goal of becoming a lawyer. These steps often begin as early as high school or even one’s first year of college.

ORRICK: Orrick Named One of the Best Law Firms for Women by Working Mother Magazine

By Orrick | Aug 11, 2018

​Orrick is honored to once again be named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother magazine.

DITRAPANO BARRETT DIPIERO MCGINLEY & SIMMONS PLLC: What Is a Contingency Fee and How Does It Work?

By DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons PLLC | Aug 11, 2018

Regardless of the type of lawsuit you’re filing, you may be worrying about how you’ll pay for reliable and knowledgeable legal representation.

BARNEY LAW PLLC: You're fired! Wrongful Discharge in West Virginia

By Barney Law PLLC | Aug 11, 2018

We all have had jobs that, for one reason or another, just didn’t work out.

WARNER LAW OFFICES PLLC: Several steps are wise to take following slip-and-fall accidents

By Warner Law Offices PLLC | Aug 11, 2018

When people in West Virginia go shopping, they naturally expect to remain safe during their store visits.

BORDAS & BORDAS PLLC: Arbitration Agreements Can Be Bad News for Employees – What You Need to Know

By Bordas & Bordas PLLC | Aug 11, 2018

In my work representing injured workers, I am increasingly seeing a disturbing pattern of employers having employees sign arbitration agreements.

DINSMORE & SHOHL: Dinsmore Receives Top Recommendation Rate from In-House Counsel

By Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | Aug 3, 2018

When unprompted and asked to recommend a law firm based on customer service, corporate attorneys said Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is one of the nation’s best, according to a recent report by BTI Consulting Group.

MOTLEY RICE: Motley Rice a finalist in four “Elite Trial Lawyers” categories

By Motley Rice | Aug 3, 2018

The National Law Journal announced finalists for its 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers® and has named Motley Rice a finalist in four categories for its “exemplary performance in cutting edge work.”

THE GRUBB LAW GROUP: Common Car dealers scams

By The Grubb Law Group | Aug 3, 2018

If you’re thinking of purchasing a new vehicle in West Virginia, you’re likely concerned about being fooled by a smooth-talking car salesman.

JAN DILS ATTORNEYS AT LAW: Resources and Your Social Security Disability Claim

By Jan Dils, Attorneys at Law | Aug 3, 2018

Many people aren’t aware of the differences between Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

FARMER CLINE & CAMPBELL PLLC: Data on 2014-2016 car models shows which cause most injuries

By Farmer Cline & Campbell PLLC | Aug 3, 2018

West Virginia drivers who own a more recent vehicle probably benefit from various safety features like collision avoidance systems and automatic emergency braking.

NELSON MULLINS RILEY & SCARBOROUGH: 2018 Georgetown E-Discovery Training Academy

By Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough | Jul 29, 2018

Many litigators have had the overwhelming experience of being dropped into a case that has been working its way through the court system for some time.

FARMER CLINE & CAMPBELL PLLC: How modified comparative negligence plays a role in your case

By Farmer Cline & Campbell PLLC | Jul 21, 2018

In some personal injury cases, one person's negligence clearly caused the injuries, and that person is 100 percent responsible.

BOWLES RICE: Bowles Rice Ranked Among Nation's Largest Law Firms

By Bowles Rice LLP | Jul 21, 2018

The National Law Journal has ranked Bowles Rice at No. 345 in its 2018 NLJ 500 edition, published June 28.

BAILEY & GLASSER: State Tax Department sues, says it’s owed hundreds of thousands from since-sold hotels

By Bailey & Glasser LLP | Jul 18, 2018

The state Tax Department has filed a lawsuit in Harrison County Circuit Court against a New York commercial bank company and a firm that operated a hotel in Clarksburg and another in Elkins.

PULLIN FOWLER FLANAGAN BROWN & POE PLLC: What Happens to the Fee-Shifting Provision of the Wage Payment and Collection Act When Wage Claims Get Resolved Pre-suit?

By Pullin Fowler Flanagan Brown & Poe PLLC | Jul 18, 2018

Cameron Brown recently appealed a Circuit Court of Wayne County order denying his “motion for reconsideration” of the court’s dismissal of his original complaint, arguing that the Circuit Court did not properly interpret the Wage Payment and Collection Act in granting respondent Grayson Assisted Living, Inc.’s motion to dismiss.

THE CALWELL PRACTICE PLLC: What Is a Class Action Lawsuit?

By The Calwell Practice PLLC | Jul 18, 2018

A class action lawsuit is a type of civil claim filed by one person or party on behalf of a larger group that either has a similar claim or has suffered similar damages. These lawsuits may be filed in either state or federal courts.

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