Beason v. I.E. Miller


(Ok., filed June 6, 2016): Arguing that the statutory limits on noneconomic damages are constitutional and does not violate a person’s right to a jury trial.

Court ruled against ATRA's position

On April 23, 2019, the Court struck down the limits on noneconomic damages finding it was an unconstitutional “special law.”

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More Work Remains on Tort Reform

This letter-to-the-editor was originally published by The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, WV. West Virginia was a mainstay on the American Tort Reform Foundation’s “Judicial Hellholes®” list for nearly 20 years, finally […]