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West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 169

West Virginia Personal Injury Law…

West Virginia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the law as well as issues about life, faith and healthy living. By Bordas & Bordas, PLLC.

http://www.bordaslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Giving Back to Wheeling, West Virginia

    Giving Back to Wheeling, West Virginia
    Bordas & Bordas is happy to call the friendly city of Wheeling, West Virginia home. The attorneys and staff of the firm are committed to giving back to the community that has given and continues to give so much to...
  • Apr 11

    Bordas & Bordas Legal Review Takes on College Athlete Unions and Campaign Finance Rulings in the Supreme Court of the United State

    Bordas & Bordas Legal Review Takes on College Athlete Unions and Campaign Finance Rulings in the Supreme Court of the United State
    Tune in to this week's informative edition of the Bordas & Bordas Legal Review when our host, Jamie Bordas, and his guest, Chris Regan, discuss the Supreme Court of the United States' recent McCutcheon decision that declared…
  • Apr 11

    Overcoming Obstacle

    Overcoming Obstacle
    In life we all encounter obstacles, some of us sooner rather than later, some of us more than others, and some obstacles worse than others. Recently I was hit by a significant obstacle. I tore two tendons and one ligament...
Rank this Week: 1897

West Virginia Legal Weblog

West Virginia Legal Weblog

A collection of legal news and commentary with a focus on West Virginia law. By Brian Peterson.

http://legalweblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    540-pound blackjack dealer not disabled under WV law

    540-pound blackjack dealer not disabled under WV law
    A blackjack dealer with morbid obesity, who was fired after being disciplined twice for violating Mardi Gras Casino and Resort's break policy and dress code, could not show that he was disabled under the West Virginia Human Rights Act…
  • Jun 24

    Supreme Court applies heightened causation standard to Title VII retaliation claim

    Supreme Court applies heightened causation standard to Title VII retaliation claim
    In University of Tex. Southwestern Med. Ctr. v. Nassar, No. 12-484 (decided June 24, 2013) (PDF), the Supreme Court held that "Title VII retaliation claims require proof that the desire to retaliate was the but-for cause of the challenged…
  • Jun 24

    Supreme Court chooses narrow definition of supervisor in Title VII cases, resolving circuit split

    Supreme Court chooses narrow definition of supervisor in Title VII cases, resolving circuit split
    In Vance v.  Ball State University, No.  11-556 (decided June 24, 2013) (PDF), the United States Supreme Court decided a question left open in Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth, 524 U.S. 742 (1998), and Faragher…
Rank this Week: 2241

Mediating Certainty

Mediating Certainty

Covers mediation and substantive legal developments impacting mediation in West Virginia. By Keith Jones.

http://mediatingcertainty.wordpress.com
  • Jun 8

    SCOTUS Rules: Caperton v. A. T. Massey

    SCOTUS Rules: Caperton v. A. T. Massey
    The United States Supreme Court ruled today in Caperton v. A. T. Massey, No. 08-22, that the Due Process Clause of the United States Constitution required that West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin should have recused himself in…
  • May 29

    Disability Law: Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia, Framework

    Disability Law: Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia, Framework
    I was recently invited to deliver a presentation to a group of lawyers on “Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia.”  In connection with my presentation, I prepared an outline detailing the…
  • Apr 4

    WV Legislature: The First Shock Wave

    WV Legislature: The First Shock Wave
    In non-mediation news, one of the first bills which has passed both houses of the West Virginia Legislature and is awaiting action by the Governor deals with the Certificate of Need process in West Virginia (Senate Bill 321).  Although not…
Rank this Week: 1733

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    Dispute Resolution is at the heart of the Procedural safeguards provided by the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act. Which dispute resolution methods under IDEA have you had the most success with? Leave your story in the…
  • Apr 11

    Procedural Safeguards - The Series Part VII

    Procedural Safeguards - The Series Part VII
    Meetings are sometimes held around conference tables. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)This is the seventh installment in a multi-part series on procedural safeguards under the federal special education law, the Individuals With Disabilities…
  • Apr 7

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    Procedural safeguards are at the heart of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act. As we conduct a new informational series on procedural safeguards, what would you change about IDEA's scheme for protecting parent/student…
Rank this Week: 3232

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car and ATV accidents. By the Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 9

    Federal Judge Grants in Part, Denies in Part Ford Motor Company's Motion to Dismi

    Federal Judge Grants in Part, Denies in Part Ford Motor Company's Motion to Dismi
    Recently, a federal judge in Huntington, West Virginia granted in part and denied in part Ford Motor Company's motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit. The lawsuit had been filed by consumers who claimed that the Ford models they purchased…
  • Apr 1

    West Virginia Supreme Court Affirms Decision to Permit Workers' Compensation Claim

    West Virginia Supreme Court Affirms Decision to Permit Workers' Compensation Claim
    Recently, the West Virginia Supreme Court upheld a decision by the Workers' Compensation Board of Review to grant the claim of an injured worker, David Shofstahl. Shofstahl had suffered his workplace injury in May 2011. Shofstahl was a…
  • Mar 24

    West Virginia Supreme Court Upholds Jury Verdict of $50,500 in Car Accident Case

    West Virginia Supreme Court Upholds Jury Verdict of $50,500 in Car Accident Case
    Recently, the West Virginia Supreme Court upheld a jury award that had been given to a driver injured by a car accident in 2009. In Arthurs v. Pownell, in 2009, Lindsey Arthurs's car struck Eilene Pownell's while at an entrance ramp to…
Rank this Week: 4345

Aging & Law in West Virginia

Aging & Law in West Virginia

Features a case of the week. By West Virginia Senior Legal Aid.

http://seniorlegalaid.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 4

    It's legal to write your own will, but here's how it can go terribly wrong

    It's legal to write your own will, but here's how it can go terribly wrong
    Plenty of WV seniors call WVSLA to ask if it's legal to handwrite your own will. The short answer is yes, it is. But if the reason you are writing your own will is to make sure your estate is distributed a different way than the law would if…
  • Apr 3

    HHS announces important Medicare information for people in same-sex marriage

    HHS announces important Medicare information for people in same-sex marriage
    Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that the Social Security Administration (SSA) is now able to process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods, and reductions in Part B and premium…
  • Apr 2

    Congress extends QI program again

    Congress extends QI program again
    On March 31 Congress voted to extend the sunsetting Qualified Individual Medicaid Program (QI) for one more year. QI uses Medicaid funds to pay the Part B premium for Medicare beneficiaries whose incomes are between 120% and 135% of poverty…
Rank this Week: 2952

Morgantown Personal Injury Blog

Morgantown Personal Injury Blog

By Adams Legal Group, PLLC.

http://morgantowninjurylawyer.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 1

    WVU Students: Tips for Suspension and Expulsion Hearing

    WVU Students: Tips for Suspension and Expulsion Hearing
    In a recent article featured in The Huffington Post, the author wrote about West Virginia University by stating, “Students and fans at one of the top party schools in the country won a big football game Saturday. So they lit ……
  • Nov 1

    WVU Students: Tips for Suspension and Explusion Hearing

    WVU Students: Tips for Suspension and Explusion Hearing
    In a recent article featured in The Huffington Post, the author wrote about West Virginia University by stating, “Students and fans at one of the top party schools in the country won a big football game Saturday. So they lit ……
  • Feb 21

    West Virginia Concealed Carry Gun Law

    West Virginia Concealed Carry Gun Law
    I recently had a client who was charged with a minor criminal offense for carrying an unloaded pistol, in a case, in his vehicle.  Insofar as I have done this myself on various occasions, I admittedly had to conduct some ……
Rank this Week: 4013

West Virginia Legal Blog

West Virginia Legal Blog

Provides an account of things people should do if hurt. By The Miley Legal Group.

http://www.mileylegal.com/blog/
  • May 29

    Pet Peeves: Health Benefits of having pet

    Pet Peeves: Health Benefits of having pet
    Hey friends!  Mia and Dexter here with the scoop. We sure do love our mommy and daddy; they feed us and play with us and take us for jogs.  In fact, sometimes I think mommy likes us even more than Jordin (but, shhhhh).  So,…
  • May 29

    BULLYING- IT’S HAPPENING IN OUR TOWN

    BULLYING- IT’S HAPPENING IN OUR TOWN
    Hunter explains what to do if you are being bullied. In recent years, there has been a surge of awareness related to bullying and the serious repercussions associated with it.  Even with all this talk, bullying is still a large problem…
  • May 28

    Kansas City-Style Barbecue Sauce

    Kansas City-Style Barbecue Sauce
    Summer is a great time to barbecue! Spice up your grill with the homemade Barbecue Sauce. Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup coarsely chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, smashed 1 cup tomato sauce 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup…
Rank this Week: 4621

Drew Capuder's Employment Law Blog

Drew Capuder's Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law news and analysis, focusing on the US Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of West Virginia. By Drew M. Capuder.

http://www.dcemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Favorite quotes about the law, part 1

    Favorite quotes about the law, part 1
    Maybe it’s the frustrated novelist in me, but I’ve been thinking about literature and law.
  • Sep 13

    We’ve moved!! (but only our URL)

    We’ve moved!! (but only our URL)
    We’ve moved!! Kinda. Okay, it’s not a real move of anything physical. Our law firm, including the tables chairs, files, and whatever else, are all still in exactly the same place.
  • Sep 13

    Fifth Circuit applies hostile work environment to age claim

    Fifth Circuit applies hostile work environment to age claim
    Courts have sometimes questioned whether hostile work environment claims apply to all “flavors” of discrimination.
Rank this Week: 3336