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

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All Results for West Virginia

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. In the News Today - June 26, 2018

    June 26, 2018 | News

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

  4. 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

  5. In the News Today - June 21, 2018

    June 21, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Indicted on 22 Federal Counts... Read More

  6. In the News Today - June 14, 2018

    June 14, 2018 | News

    Judicial Ethics Expert Says Embattled West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Should Resign... Read More

  7. In the News Today - June 11, 2018

    June 11, 2018 | News

    West Virginia Governor, Legislative Leaders Call for Loughry Ouster; Class-Action Shakedown ... Read More

  8. In the News Today - June 8, 2018

    June 08, 2018 | News

    Justices Appointed to Hear Case Against West Virginia Supreme Court Justice... Read More

  9. West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Charged With Violating Code of Judicial Conduct

    June 07, 2018 | News

    The West Virginia Judicial Investigation Commission (JIC) filed a motion to suspend Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry for violating the Code of Judicial Conduct, the West Virginia Record reports.... Read More

  10. ILR Research Review - Spring 2018

    May 31, 2018 | Research

    The Spring 2018 ILR Research Review explores a wide range of long-standing and emerging issues in legislation, regulation, and litigation, including artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies, state qui tam False Claims Acts, West Virginia legal reforms, and asbestos bankruptcy trusts.... Read More