West Virginia

West Virginia is ranked #45 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, rising five spots from 2015. Over the past several legislative sessions, West Virginia passed a number of important tort reform bills and the state has finally shed its position as #50 in the Survey. 

West Virginia at a Glance


Suggested Resources

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All Results for West Virginia

  1. West Virginia House Moves Forward on Supreme Court Impeachments

    August 14, 2018 | News

    The West Virginia House of Delegates voted to impeach all four sitting state Supreme Court justices yesterday, WV Public Broadcasting reports.... Read More

  2. In the News Today - August 10, 2018

    August 10, 2018 | News

    Cabell Circuit Judge to Replace Indicted Justice on West Virginia Supreme Court; Ecuador Attorney General Says the Country Will Likely Lose Chevron Case... Read More

  3. West Virginia House Judiciary Committee Introduces Articles of Impeachment Against All Sitting State Supreme Court Justices

    August 07, 2018 | News

    Members of the West Virginia House Judiciary Committee introduced articles of impeachment against all four sitting state Supreme Court justices, the West Virginia Gazette Mail reports.... Read More

  4. In the News Today - August 3, 2018

    August 03, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Group Calls for Probe Into State Supreme Court Justice and Mississippi Lawyer... Read More

  5. In the News Today - August 1, 2018

    August 01, 2018 | News

    California Judge Will Hear Challenge to Coffee Labels; Recently Retired West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud... Read More

  6. In the News Today - July 18, 2018

    July 18, 2018 | News

    Federal Grand Jury Adds 23rd Charge to West Virginia Supreme Court Justice's Indictment; Companies in Lead Paint Litigation Ask SCOTUS to Review Judgment... Read More

  7. In the News Today - July 12, 2018

    July 12, 2018 | News

    Calif. Lawmaker Who Killed Trial Lawyer Advertising Bill Accepted $650K In Contributions From Lawyers; "Moving Toward Disclosure of Third-Party Funding in Litigation;" West Virginia State Supreme Court Justice Resigns... Read More

  8. In the News Today - July 9, 2018

    July 09, 2018 | News

    Argentine Court Rejects Attempt to Enforce Ecuadorian Judgment Against Chevron; Impeachment Proceedings Against West Virginia Supreme Court Justice to Resume This Week... Read More

  9. In the News Today - June 26, 2018

    June 26, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Lawmakers Move Towards Loughry Impeachment... Read More

  10. In the News Today - June 22, 2018

    June 22, 2018 | News

    CFPB Structure Ruled Unconstitutional By NY Federal Judge; Federal Attorney Hints at More Charges Over West Virginia Supreme Court Scandal... Read More