The procedure cases from the spring 2016 term fell into two broad categories. First, there were cases applying the familiar doctrine of forum non conveniens . No new syllabus points emerged. However, the Supreme Court gave us some concrete examples...
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The spring term is now over. WVSCBlog will analyze the latest opinions & provide a series of blogs reviewing the highlights of the term.
Despite undisputed proof of aggravation and a lack of damages for that aggravation, the Supreme Court reverses the grant of a new trial.
The Supreme Court refuses to recognize that political subdivisions have a higher, statutory duty to keep their property in repair, leaving an injured plaintiff without a remedy.
In a deliberate intent case, an insurer only has enforceable subrogation rights if it actually paid the sums it is seeking to recover.
This is the final week of the spring term. The Supreme Court will meet in conference on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and will adjourn for the term on Friday at 12pm. Watch for opinions!
Yet another arbitration case: Supreme Court rejects a finding that an arbitration clause was unenforceable because it was included in a separate writing that was incorporated by reference, but was unsigned by the parties.
The spring term will be concluding on June 17. This week the Supreme Court will be meeting in conference on Wednesday, June 8. New opinions will be released in due course.
Bad Faith Case: Does an insured have a viable tort, contract or statutory claim for bad faith where the insurer provided full indemnity for losses sustained by the insured, but engaged in delay, causing the insured to suffer loss of business, attorney fees, etc?
In this coverage case, the Supreme Court must decide if the unmarried daughter of the insured, who was living with her mother in Texas and attending college there, failed to meet the definition of “resident of your household”?