West Virginia News
May 21, 2013
West Virginia Record | May 21, 2013
Pharmaceutical manufacturer Pfizer has lost its request to have the lawsuit filed against it by former Attorney General Darrell McGraw heard in a multidistrict litigation proceeding in New Jersey federal court.
May 17, 2013
West Virginia Record | May 17, 2013
A legacy, good or bad, is not erased overnight, nor a new one established in one day. However much we might like to see an immediate end to the patronage and self-promotion that characterized the previous administration of the state Attorney General’s Office for five terms, vestiges are likely to endure for a while.
May 15, 2013
State Journal | May 15, 2013
Did West Virginia's previous attorney general have the authority to hire special outside counsel under the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act, and could he appoint such private counsel to prosecute government civil penalty actions on a contingent fee basis?
May 14, 2013
West Virginia Record | May 14, 2013
Companies that have been sued by private lawyers hired by the State of West Virginia will have their chance to argue against the agreements on May 15.
May 9, 2013
West Virginia Record | May 9, 2013
George Karos, the owner of a pharmacy that has long stood in the middle of the town he is also mayor of, proudly declares that several million prescriptions have been filled in his store.
April 24, 2013
West Virginia Record | April 24, 2013
As it argues for attorneys fees in a fraud case against Pittsburgh asbestos attorneys, CSX Transportation says it is incurring even more fees and wants repaid.
April 23, 2013
West Virginia Record | April 23, 2013
The House of Delegates on April 18 passed Senate Bill 1005, which would establish a new precedent for how settlement funds recovered in lawsuits are handled.
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April 8, 2013
Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register | April 8, 2013
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey won the election last fall in large measure by pledging to clean up operations in the office. Many voters were simply fed up with the shenanigans that occurred - costing taxpayers millions of dollars - under former Attorney General Darrell McGraw.
West Virginia Record | April 8, 2013
The West Virginia House of Delegates has adopted a resolution that would analyze rules requiring the state Supreme Court to provide reasons for refusing a party’s appeal. The resolution was inspired by the complaints of groups like the American Tort Reform Association, which described West Virginia as the nation’s Number Two “Judicial Hellhole” due to its failure to ensure a right of appeal. The resolution will now go to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
April 2, 2013
National Law Journal | Subscription Required | April 2, 2013
A lawsuit filed against Ford Motor Co. on behalf of consumers alleging economic damages tied to sudden acceleration comes months after Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to pay more than $1 billion in cash and repair costs to resolve similar claims.
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