Legal Roundup

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 Calwell Luce diTrapano 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.

FARMER CLINE & CAMPBELL PLLC: Report predicts gradual effect of driverless cars on insurance

By Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC | Jul 15, 2018

West Virginia residents may be familiar with some of the predictions that have been made about the future of auto insurance in an age of driverless cars.

BAILEY & GLASSER: Ford 6.7 Diesel Lawsuit claims emissions systems illegal

By Bailey & Glasser LLP | Jul 15, 2018

A Ford 6.7-liter diesel lawsuit alleges the trucks are equipped with emissions “defeat devices” that cheat federal and state nitrogen oxide emissions tests.

DITRAPANO BARRETT DIPIERO MCGINLEY & SIMMONS PLLC: West Virginia Law Changes 2018

By DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress PLLC | Jul 7, 2018

We’re halfway through 2018, and it’s been a busy six months for West Virginian lawmakers.

WARNER LAW OFFICES PLLC: Slip and fall accidents may occur on Ice outside of Businesses

By Warner Law Offices PLLC | Jul 7, 2018

A man in another state recently claimed that he was injured at a McDonald's eatery due to the management's carelessness.

JENKINS FENSTERMAKER: Arch Coal, Inc. V. Lemon: When Job Activity worsens a noncompensable Injury

By Jenkins Fenstermaker | Jul 7, 2018

In a very rare WV workers' compensation rehearing, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has reversed its earlier decision denying a workers' compensation claim for a secondary injury.

JIVIDEN LAW OFFICES PLLC: The truth about minimum liability Insurance

By Jividen Law Offices PLLC | Jul 7, 2018

Every West Virginia driver is required to carry a certain amount of insurance coverage to cover them financially in the event they are at fault for an accident.

FITZSIMMONS LAW FIRM: Bob Fitzsimmons recognized again as one of West Virginia's top 10 Super Lawyers

By Fitzsimmons Law Firm, PLLC | Jun 23, 2018

Fitzsimmons Law Firm issued the following announcement on June 14.Fitzsimmons Law Firm is proud to announce that Bob Fitzsimmons was again named one of the Top 10 Super Lawyers in West Virginia, an honor he has received numerous times.

FITZSIMMONS LAW FIRM: $2 million in punitive damages assessed against hospital in $5.5 million Medical Malpractice wrongful death jury verdict

By Fitzsimmons Law Firm, PLLC | Jun 23, 2018

Fitzsimmons Law Firm attorneys Bob Fitzsimmons and Brent Wear recently obtained a $5.5 Million jury verdict against Weirton Medical Center on behalf of their client in a medical malpractice wrongful death trial.

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