Supreme Court: The holder of a medical power of attorney was not a "legal" representative of a nursing home resident. Therefore, the statute of limitations was tolled until the resident died and an administrator was appointed for the resident's estate.
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What kind of litigation-related conduct is enough to show that a party has waived a contractual right to arbitrate?
West Virginia eases the burden of proof in age discrimination cases by adopting the "substantially younger" rule.
"Manifest disregard of the law" is not a proper ground for challenging an arbitration award.
Supreme Court rules that the identity of other, nonparty insureds is protected from discovery in an insurance bad faith case.
Supreme Court reverses a judgment under Rule 60(b) where it finds that the defendant failed to provide full and complete discovery responses, thereby prejudicing the plaintiff's ability to prepare and present his defense.
Supreme Court turns back an attempt to have a cross-border malpractice case moved out of West Virginia.
In a mass tort case involving both West Virginia and Ohio residents, the Supreme Court says the case may proceed in West Virginia.
Supreme Court rules that advance payments made by an insurer must be credited against any future award of damages.
In another oil and gas case, the Supreme Court reaffirms that a trial court has very limited power to void an arbitration clause in a lease.