Health, Safety & Personal Injury Law Blog
Dear West Virginians, West Virginia’s primary election is Tuesday, May 10th. One of the most important races on the ballot is for the West Virginia Supreme Court. Last year, the West Virginia Legislature made our judicial elections nonpartisan. This means that candidates no longer run as a Democrat, Republican or as a member of another party. …read more
What is a Tort Under West Virginia Law? A tort is a wrongful act that unfairly causes someone else to suffer harm and loss that leads to civil legal liability. There are many kinds of torts under West Virginia law including negligence, trespass, slander, intentional infliction of emotional distress, assault, and battery. Negligent torts, such…read more
March 11, 2015 • West Virginia law
In 2014, corporations, billionaires and special interest groups spent millions of dollars to influence the outcome of West Virginia elections. The problem is much of this spending was hidden in what’s called super PACs and other independent expenditures from exceptionally wealthy individuals who profit when certain candidates are elected. For example, just this week, the…read more
Does the Legislative Leadership Believe West Virginians are Too Stupid to Keep their 7th Amendment Constitutional Rights?
West Virginia’s current legislative leadership is doing everything it can to pass laws that will take away its citizens’ 7th Amendment Constitutional right. The 7th Amendment gives West Virginians the right to be heard in court by a jury when they have been injured, cheated, or killed by a corporation or other’s reckless, deliberate or negligent…read more