Supreme Court: The legislature's comprehensive regulation of gambling effectively preempts any common law claims alleging that casinos or manufacturers of gambling equipment are liable for a patron's gambling addiction or resulting losses, including suicide.
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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.
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.
In a product liability case against Ford, the Supreme Court orders a remand and directs the the trial court to make a full record on the issue of whether personal jurisdiction exists.
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.
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.