Venue Reform: H.B. 1618 (2013)
Eliminates from the list of Category B venue, the forum
Eliminates from the list of Category B venue, the forum where the defendant regularly conducts substantial business activity or where such activity was conducted before the defendant’s withdrawal from the Commonwealth. Category B venue exists where a defendant corporation, partnership, or limited liability company has its principal office or place of business.
ATRA reports neither candidate for West Virginia Attorney General has signed its transparency oath, writes Chris Dickerson for the West Virginia Record.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes about trial lawyers’ latest pet project – business interruption lawsuits against insurance companies in the wake of COVID-19.
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