CHARLESTON – A recent state Supreme Court ruling about class action lawsuits has some in the legal community dismayed about the way such cases are certified in West Virginia.
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FORT SMITH, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that a proposed class will not get certification in a class action lawsuit against Whirlpool for alleged failure to clean up toxic chemicals at its refrigerator manufacturing facility that harmed surrounding property values.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - An order to consolidate five class action lawsuits involving the water contamination crisis in West Virginia in January has been filed in federal court.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has certified a class action lawsuit against Charleston Area Medical Center for allegedly accidentally placing a database containing medical information on the Internet, while a dissenting justice claims the case is an example of a frivolous class action.
Williams HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - A West Virginia defense attorney says a possible trial lawyer tax break that has attracted the attention of 25 U.S. senators would make the federal government partners with plaintiffs attorneys.