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

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All Results for West Virginia

  1. In the News Today - February 15, 2019

    February 15, 2019 | News

    Former West Virginia Chief Justice Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison... Read More

  2. In the News Today - January 30, 2019

    January 30, 2019 | News

    West Virginia Senate Committee Advances Intermediate Court Proposal; Florida Chamber Rep Says It's The "Perfect Moment" For AOB Reform... Read More

  3. In the News Today - January 28, 2019

    January 28, 2019 | News

    Survey Finds Support for West Virginia Intermediate Court... Read More

  4. In the News Today - January 10, 2019

    January 11, 2019 | News

    West Virginia Legislature Opens Today... Read More

  5. New Justice Appointed to West Virginia Supreme Court

    December 13, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice appointed Circuit Judge John Hutchinson to fill the seat of convicted Justice Allen Loughry on the state's Supreme Court, the West Virginia Record reports. ... Read More

  6. In the News Today - November 12, 2018

    November 12, 2018 | News

    Loughry Resigns From Supreme Court; Harris/Finn Partners Survey Reveals Data Privacy is Top Concern...... Read More

  7. In the News Today - November 9, 2018

    November 09, 2018 | News

    Another Attempt to Impeach West Virginia Supreme Court Justices May Be Coming; "An Opportunity To Slow The Rise Of Securities Class Actions"... Read More

  8. West Virginia Supreme Court Votes to Give Legislature Budget Oversight

    October 17, 2018 | News

    The West Virginia Supreme Court voted this week to support a constitutional amendment that would give the state legislature more oversight of the court system's finances, the West Virginia Record reports.... Read More

  9. West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Found Guilty of Fraud

    October 15, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry was guilty on 11 counts of mail and wire fraud, witness tampering, and lying to federal investigators, according to West Virginia MetroNews.... Read More

  10. West Virginia Supreme Court Stops Chief Justice's Impeachment Trial

    October 12, 2018 | News

    The West Virginia Supreme Court voted 5-0 to stop the impeachment of Chief Justice Margaret Workman, saying that the three Articles of Impeachment that name her violate the state's separation of powers doctrine, the West Virginia Record reports.... Read More