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. West Virginia Supreme Court Candidate Mounts Legal Challenge To Governor's Appointments

    September 07, 2018 | News

    An attorney running for a seat on the West Virginia Supreme Court is preparing a legal challenge over Gov. Jim Justice's temporary appointments, the West Virginia Record reports.... Read More

  2. In the News Today - August 27, 2018

    August 27, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Governor Appoints Two to Open Supreme Court Seats; Ninth Circuit: SCOTUS Escobar Ruling Created a Mandatory Test for FCA Liability... Read More

  3. In The News Today - August 24, 2018

    August 24, 2018 | News

    20 People File to Run for Two West Virginia Supreme Court Seats... Read More

  4. In the News Today - August 21, 2018

    August 21, 2018 | News

    Approved $115 Million Settlement Reserves Only 13 Percent of Cash for Victims; West Virginia Senate President Hopes to Start State Supreme Court Impeachment Trials By Mid-September... Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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