In The News Today - February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015

“As a full body of the House, we continue to work on the tort reform issues to end the lawsuit abuse possibilities that hinder jobs from coming to our State,” writes West Virginia Delegate Michael Moffatt in an op-ed providing a state legislative update. (Coal Valley News)

A hearing over Nevada legislation to “curb frivolous construction defect lawsuits” drew large crowds this week and included “a spirited back-and-forth between lawmakers.” Several people testified in favor of the reform bill, but Terry Riedy of the state’s plaintiffs’ attorney’s association “was the lone opponent” to speak against it. (Associated Press)