West Virginia Senate News

Comparative Fault Legal Reform Cleared by West Virginia Senate

The Republican-led state Senate cleared a bill Monday to change legal protections when multiple parties are at fault in a lawsuit. The proposal to scale back options under comparative fault lawsuits passed 24-9. It’s the second tort reform bill to …

West Virginia Senate Votes to Limit Landowner Liability

The West Virginia Senate unanimously passed a bill that would ensure that property owners face very limited liability from trespassers on their land. In general, common law states that property owners cannot be sued by trespassers unless they recklessly or …