CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals found that a circuit court did not err when it found that West Virginia was obligated to give "full faith and credit" to a New Jersey judgment against a man who was living in West Virginia at the time of the lawsuit.
CHARLESTON –Kanawha Circuit Court's chief judge has signed an order requiring people who have tested positive for Coronavirus to be required to wear an ankle bracelet if they refuse to self-quarantine.
In the wake of the continued havoc caused by COVID-19, many businesses, under mandatory shelter-in-place orders or voluntary social distancing measures, have been forced to encourage or mandate remote working for their employees and restrict in-person meetings or gatherings in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
CHARLESTON — Supreme Court Chief Justice Tim Armstead believes the state Supreme Court has come a long way in the 1.5 years since he joined the court, and he hopes to continue down that path on the court.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court has extended the Judicial Emergency because of the Coronavirus pandemic through May 1. Also, Kanawha County officials said April the Kanawha County Judicial Annex will remain closed until at least April 27. Seven Judicial Annex employees and one spouse of an employee all have tested positive for Coronavirus.
They’ve already sued cruise ship operators, soap manufacturers and insurance companies, but COVID-19 will give entrepreneurial lawyers plenty more opportunities to make money by targeting nursing homes, hospitals, pharmaceutical manufacturers, retailers and possibly even homeowners over the disease.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging consumers to be wary of impostors claiming to work for utility companies and threaten to shut off service, even as several public utilities have suspended terminations for nonpayment during the Coronavirus pandemic.
WILLIAMSON — The distributors and manufacturers of a filter designed to keep blood clots from going to other areas of the body is facing a suit by a woman whose filter broke into pieces and traveled into her heart.Christina Shepherd filed a complaint Jan. 10 in the Mingo County Circuit Court against C.R.
CHARLESTON — A woman is suing the employer of a driver who was allegedly under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he caused a collision that resulted in the death of her mother and injury to herself and her two minor children. Beverly Nelson, individually and on behalf of her infant sons, J.N., and C.N., and in her capacity as the Administratrix of the Estate of Dorothy A.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man is suing a Kanawha County dealership and General Motors claiming his new GMC Terrain failed to conform to the warranty and still has not been repaired despite attempts to do so.