By Ashe Schow | 09/25/14 04:55 PM
West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant's, the state's Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, plan is to keep reminding voters that her opponent Rep. Shelley Moore Capito's top donor in 2012, the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, also hires lobbyists who work on banking issues.
By Michael Barone | 09/22/14 05:41 PM
The oldest living former member of Congress, Ken Hechler, celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday.
09/18/14 11:33 AM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has filed a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit West Virginia filed against the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Morrisey Morrisey said the lawsuit, which was...
09/10/14 12:51 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – A series of recent West Virginia Supreme Court decisions confirms that if employers carefully draft arbitration agreements that comply with the court’s case law, they will likely be enforced, according to Joseph Leonoro, a labor and employment lawyer in...
09/08/14 05:00 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – A West Virginia jury has awarded $3.27 million to the plaintiff in a multi-district litigation lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over allegedly defective transvaginal mesh products. Jo Huskey’s U.S. District Court for the Southern District of...
09/04/14 06:00 PM
WARRENTON, Va. (AP) — A West Virginia prisoner already serving a life term pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree murder in the decades-old slaying of a man who managed a famed estate in Virginia's horse country. Ronald Richard Cloud was sentenced to life in prison after entering his plea...
09/04/14 11:07 AM
ASHLAND, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, along with attorneys general from 11 other states, filed a motion Wednesday to expedite the process on a lawsuit filed against the EPA last month. West Virginia, Kentucky, Alabama, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana,...
09/02/14 12:45 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A utility is opposing a $2.9 million bankruptcy settlement that would fund projects to benefit 300,000 people whose water was contaminated in January. West Virginia American Water says Freedom Industries shouldn't use money from its insurance proceeds to pay for the...
09/02/14 12:19 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – In the past year, the West Virginia Supreme Court has issued three decisions that signify a potential shift in the state’s stance toward arbitration agreements. Two of the cases – New v. GameStop and Toney v. EQT – involved arbitration of employment...
By Luke Rosiak | 08/21/14 07:01 PM
Ever waited in an airport screening line watching Transportation Security Administration officers poking and prodding old ladies and little kids, then asking yourself, "How could they make a system like this?" The person who could change that scene is Sen. Jay Rockefeller, the West Virginia...
By Luke Rosiak | 08/20/14 08:02 PM
West Virginia's Jay Rockefeller comes from one of America's wealthiest families and represents one of its poorest states, yet he travels home almost exclusively via private charter plane at $4,400 per trip and sends the bill to taxpayers.
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