West Virginia

West Virginia is ranked #45 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, rising five spots from 2015. Over the past several legislative sessions, West Virginia passed a number of important tort reform bills and the state has finally shed its position as #50 in the Survey. 

West Virginia at a Glance


Suggested Resources

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All Results for West Virginia

  1. In the News Today - October 3, 2018

    October 03, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Supreme Court Justice to Remain on Bench; Litigation Funder Wants to Raise Even More Capital; Lawsuit abuse affects businesses of all sizes and directly impacts the economy... Read More

  2. In the News Today - October 2, 2018

    October 02, 2018 | News

    Jenkins Sworn in as West Virginia Supreme Court Justice as Challenge Continues... Read More

  3. West Virginia Governor's Supreme Court Appointments Upheld

    September 25, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's two appointments to fill vacancies on the state's Supreme Court have been upheld by the court's acting judges, the West Virginia Record reports.... Read More

  4. In the News Today - September 24, 2018

    September 24, 2018 | News

    Ninth Circuit Decision "Heats Up TCPA Debate"; West Virginia Chief Justice Says Impeachment Process Must be Halted... Read More

  5. In the News Today - September 12, 2018

    September 12, 2018 | News

    Agreement Falls Through, Four West Virginia Supreme Court Justices Headed for Impeachment Trials... Read More

  6. West Virginia Senate Introduces Agreement to Dismiss Impeachment Proceedings of Two State Supreme Court Justices

    September 11, 2018 | News

    An agreement has been introduced in the West Virginia Senate that would dismiss Chief Justice Margaret Workman and Justice Beth Walker from impeachment proceedings, the West Virginia Record reports.... Read More

  7. In the News Today - September 10, 2018

    September 10, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Senate to Begin Supreme Court Impeachment Trial... Read More

  8. West Virginia Supreme Court Candidate Mounts Legal Challenge To Governor's Appointments

    September 07, 2018 | News

    An attorney running for a seat on the West Virginia Supreme Court is preparing a legal challenge over Gov. Jim Justice's temporary appointments, the West Virginia Record reports.... Read More

  9. In the News Today - August 27, 2018

    August 27, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Governor Appoints Two to Open Supreme Court Seats; Ninth Circuit: SCOTUS Escobar Ruling Created a Mandatory Test for FCA Liability... Read More

  10. In The News Today - August 24, 2018

    August 24, 2018 | News

    20 People File to Run for Two West Virginia Supreme Court Seats... Read More