Possession of a gun on school grounds with an express intent to intimidate a student is an "act of violence" under our state's incompetency law, W.Va. Code 27-6A-3, triggering continuing jurisdiction by the trial court.
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Implied indemnity issues will be addressed by the Supreme Court in an upcoming case involving an allegedly defective axle on a utility trailer.
The Supreme Court affirms the dismissal of a spoliation claim against a company that destroyed a tractor-trailer 48 hours after it crashed and burned, resulting in two deaths.
Supreme Court says that GAP insurance will be treated as "insurance" for purposes of Chapter 33 of the West Virginia Code, and the bad faith laws, if the contract in question requires a third party to indemnify the lender.
The Supreme Court tackles another arbitration case, this one focusing on a so-called "delegation" clause that gives the arbitrator power to determine whether a dispute is, in fact, arbitrable.
In yet another arbitration case, the Supreme Court must decide whether an arbitration agreement signed by a patient admitted to a nursing home is binding on the patient's wrongful death beneficiaries.
Guest or trespasser? The Supreme Court considers under what circumstances a guest's status can change by moving from one part of a property to another.
Did the trial court correctly apply West Virginia law regarding comparative negligence, contribution, and settlement in a case sounding in both contract and tort?
In a 2013 decision, the Supreme Court expanded coverage under a comprehensive general liability policy to include faulty workmanship. Does this 2013 decision apply retroactively?
In this case involving an executive session held by a county planning commission, the Supreme Court held that public agencies must fully comply with both the notice and publication requirements of the Open Governmental Proceedings Act.