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

  • Faces of Lawsuit Abuse – West Virginia

  • Congrats West Virginia – Radio Ad


All Results for West Virginia

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. In the News Today - October 3, 2018

    October 03, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Supreme Court Justice to Remain on Bench; Litigation Funder Wants to Raise Even More Capital; Lawsuit abuse affects businesses of all sizes and directly impacts the economy... Read More

  7. In the News Today - October 2, 2018

    October 02, 2018 | News

    Jenkins Sworn in as West Virginia Supreme Court Justice as Challenge Continues... Read More

  8. West Virginia Governor's Supreme Court Appointments Upheld

    September 25, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's two appointments to fill vacancies on the state's Supreme Court have been upheld by the court's acting judges, the West Virginia Record reports.... Read More

  9. In the News Today - September 24, 2018

    September 24, 2018 | News

    Ninth Circuit Decision "Heats Up TCPA Debate"; West Virginia Chief Justice Says Impeachment Process Must be Halted... Read More

  10. In the News Today - September 12, 2018

    September 12, 2018 | News

    Agreement Falls Through, Four West Virginia Supreme Court Justices Headed for Impeachment Trials... Read More