The Supreme Court says that criminal conduct is not an absolute bar to recovery; instead, the jury must weigh criminal conduct along with all other forms of wrongdoing as part of the comparative fault analysis.
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The Supreme Court says that West Virginia's water pollution legislation embodies a substantial public policy; therefore, employers may be liable for terminating employees who make complaints regarding water pollution violations.
Another Dog On Death Row: Where the owner of a dog has been acquitted of the offense of harboring a vicious dog, can the court still order the dog's destruction?
In a case raising issues of forum non conveniens, the Supreme Court insists that the circuit court's order must address each and every one of the statutory elements.
What is the proper role of a guardian ad litem appointed for an incarcerated party in a civil case? And who bears the cost of the guardian's services? These important issues will be addressed in a Berkeley County case involving the sexual abuse of minors.
The Supreme Court considers joinder and venue issues in a case involving a med pay claim and a related personal injury claim.
This car wreck case from Logan County presents interesting evidentiary issues, including the issue of when, and under what circumstances, a trial court can reverse an in limine ruling.
In a unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court holds that agreements by lawyers to share fees with non-lawyers are contrary to public policy and, therefore, unenforceable.
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.
Implied indemnity issues will be addressed by the Supreme Court in an upcoming case involving an allegedly defective axle on a utility trailer.