How will the Supreme Court deal with venue issues in a complex breach-of-contract case?
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In a case by a prisoner against a correctional officer alleging a deprivation of constitutional rights, is an award of compensatory damages necessary before the prisoner may recover punitive damages?
What will the Supreme Court do in a case alleging a failure to prosecute?
The Supreme Court is set to tackle yet another arbitration issue in a debt collection case.
How will the Supreme Court resolve issues involving duty of care and immunity in a case involving an 18 year old student who was injured while skipping class?
Can an employee be discharged where he is attacked in the workplace and reasonably defends himself? Does it matter whether the attacker is armed or unarmed?
In a case to be argued on October 16th, the Supreme Court will be asked if the West Virginia Legislative Claims Commission is bound by the Rules of Evidence and if its findings are subject to review.
West Virginia law protects employees who are discharged in violation of a substantial public policy. Is there a substantial public policy expressed in W.Va. Code 61-3-24 that would protect an employee who is discharged after reporting a suspected workplace theft to law enforcement authorities?
West Virginia recognizes a legal claim where a bystander witnesses serious injury or death to someone who is "closely related." Is this broad enough to cover an underground coal miner who witnesses a fellow miner's death in a mine explosion?
What happens when a patient voluntarily departs a hospital or treatment facility against medical advice? Is the physician/patient relationship terminated? Does the physician owe any further duty?