When may a tortfeasor settle with the plaintiff and still sue a fellow tortfeasor for contribution?
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Retroactive effect will be given to the Supreme Court's prior decision finding that faulty workmanship is a covered "occurrence" under a CGL insurance policy.
The Supreme Court finds that a car wreck claim and a claim for "med pay" benefits arising out of the same wreck were improperly joined.
In a case involving a performance bond, the Supreme Court gives some needed clarity on the subject of default judgments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Supreme Court affirms the dismissal of a spoliation claim against a company that destroyed a tractor-trailer 48 hours after it crashed and burned, resulting in two deaths.