U.S. Supreme Court building WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)- The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to intervene in the lawsuit against E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. and General Electric Co. over radiation exposure claims by residents near the Hanford nuclear reservation in eastern Washington State.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - For the second time in three years, West Virginia has been singled out as the nation's most unfair legal environment by the American Tort Reform Foundation.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - One of West Virginia's three large 2007 verdicts has been settled before the U.S. Supreme Court could decide if it wanted to review it.
McGraw NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Businesses are skittish about investing their resources in West Virginia because of the state's troubled legal system, a report released Monday by The Manhattan Institute says.
Greear CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Days before the election, Republican Attorney General candidate Dan Greear is curious why a fundraiser was held for opponent Darrell McGraw in Boston last October.
Walker CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - With the issue of recusal becoming larger on West Virginia's highest court, one Supreme Court candidate said Wednesday that she prefers not knowing who her contributors are while another said he wishes the public financed judicial campaigns.
Ketchum CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Lawyers in a nearly $400 million case scheduled to be heard by the West Virginia Supreme Court have contributed thousands of dollars to two Democrats up for open spots on the Court.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - The West Virginia Supreme Court has accepted the appeal of industrial giant DuPont, which is hoping to overturn a $381 million Harrison County verdict against it.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Lawyers for industrial giant DuPont argued Wednesday that the West Virginia Supreme Court should hear its appeal of a $381 million verdict against it.
Benjamin CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin has maintained his participation in the cases of a major campaign supporter, but this year withdrew from a high-profile case that involved his former employer.
Hill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - A Charleston attorney asked the West Virginia Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow landowners left out of a recent $381 million verdict against industrial giant DuPont back in.
Manchin CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Businesses complain about out-of-state plaintiffs lawyers trying to run West Virginia's courts, while out-of-state attorneys gripe about out-of-state corporate interests attempting to influence state officials.
Levin PENSACOLA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - The past and future of a prominent Pensacola plaintiffs firm may be tied litigation against large tobacco companies, but its present is in a small town in West Virginia.
Manchin CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - In criticizing West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin's relationship with industrial giant DuPont, a prominent plaintiffs attorney has added something of a doomsday warning.
Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - Industrial giant DuPont did not join its paint-making brethren in fighting Rhode Island's landmark lead lawsuit, and is now funding a cleanup program instead of basking in victory.
Manchin CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin says a group of plaintiffs lawyers should actually read his office's legal arguments before criticizing his contact with industrial giant DuPont.
Manchin CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Legal Newsline) - Industrial giant DuPont used West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin's office to skirt limitations concerning its appeal of a $382 million jury verdict, attorneys who sued the company said Wednesday.
Jacobs DOVER, Del. - The Delaware Supreme Court recently told those with do-it-yourself lawsuits that they better do them right.
McGraw CHARLESTON - A television ad targeting Attorney General Darrell McGraw has both sides talking.
Fitzpatrick In 1999, plaintiffs firm Motley Rice threw handfuls of legal theories against a courtroom wall to see if any would stick.