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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/
  • Sep 15

    Financial Exploitation and Law: What's New?

    Financial Exploitation and Law: What's New?
    New legal tools for financial exploitation prevention and intervention in WV: 1. The Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA) of 2012 www.legis.state.wv.us/wvcode/Code.cfm?chap=39b&art=01#01 Reform of financial powers of attorney includes…
  • Jul 22

    Assistive Technology grants for individuals, apply by October 1

    Assistive Technology grants for individuals, apply by October 1
    Do you or your family member need assistive technology and do not know where to turn? PATHS, the Partnerships in Assistive TecHnologieS, is a non-profit group dedicated to increasing awareness about and access to assistive technology (AT). …
  • Jul 21

    WV Flood victims: Disaster-SNAP benefits available, apply BY JULY 31

    WV Flood victims: Disaster-SNAP benefits available, apply BY JULY 31
    The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced on July 20, 2016 that residents who lived or worked in Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Roane, Summers and Webster…
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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/
  • Nov 14

    We Are All Parisian

    We Are All Parisian
    Read this article about how Paris supported the United States after 9–11. Le Monde wrote “We are all Americans”. We owe them nothing less. We are all Parisians. Let La Marseillaise sing for those injured and killed in the…
  • 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.
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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…
  • 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…
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Morgantown Personal Injury Blog

Morgantown Personal Injury Blog

By Adams Legal Group, PLLC.

http://morgantowninjurylawyer.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 20

    Kayla Decker Killed in Motorcycle Crash In West Virginia

    Kayla Decker Killed in Motorcycle Crash In West Virginia
    17-year old Fairmont Senior High School student Kayla Decker was killed while riding as a passenger on the motorcycle driven by her brother Jonathan. State Troopers at the scene of the crash said that Decker failed to yield to oncoming…
  • Oct 20

    Nathan Allen Shrout Killed by Jumping From Moving Vehicle In Morgantown West Virginia

    Nathan Allen Shrout Killed by Jumping From Moving Vehicle In Morgantown West Virginia
    West Virginia State Police are investigating a bizarre Morgantown motor vehicle accident that caused the death of Nathan Allen Shrout, 38 of Reedsville. Shrout apparently climbed out of the moving vehicle, a 2000 Ford SUV driven by Justin M.…
  • Oct 20

    Tim Hall Killed by Potentially Faulty Air Bag Deployment In Harper’s Ferry

    Tim Hall Killed by Potentially Faulty Air Bag Deployment In Harper’s Ferry
    According to first responders, the Blue Ridge Mountain Fire Department and ambulance service, 51-year old Tim Hall of Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia was pronounced dead at the scene following a minor traffic accident at 78 Hollow Creek…
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Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool #WhereIsJG

    Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool #WhereIsJG
    ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Sep 27

    Breaking: U S Department of Education Releases Guidance On English Language Learners #ELL #USDOE

    Breaking: U S Department of Education Releases Guidance On English Language Learners #ELL #USDOE
    The U S Department of Education last week issued guidance concerning English Language Learners. The press release notes that ...In the 2014-15 school year, more than 4.8 million English learners were enrolled in U.S. schools in grades…
  • Sep 26

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    We are running a Series on Procedural Safeguards. Which of the procedural safeguards under IDEA are most effective in protecting the educational rights of children with disabilities? #SpEdProcedures ------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
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West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Limiting the Duties of Car Manufacturers to Reasonable Use – Mazda v. Walter

    Limiting the Duties of Car Manufacturers to Reasonable Use – Mazda v. Walter
    When companies manufacture an item for public consumption, they generally owe a duty to consumers to ensure that the item is safe for the purposes for which the public intended to use it. However, this does not mean that the product…
  • Sep 14

    Tort Immunity For Good Samaritans Administering Emergency Care

    Tort Immunity For Good Samaritans Administering Emergency Care
    When strangers come upon the scene of an accident or emergency, the first impulse may be to offer assistance in order to save someone from further harm, or even death. Unfortunately, however, such assistance is not always ultimately helpful…
  • Aug 22

    Denying Insurance Coverage for Defense Against Wrongful Death Claims in West Virginia – Allstate v. Brady

    Denying Insurance Coverage for Defense Against Wrongful Death Claims in West Virginia – Allstate v. Brady
    Automobile insurance policies generally cover a wide array of accidents and incidents that may occur while an individual is in a vehicle.  They can cover injuries or damages that result to the driver and passenger of the vehicle that is…
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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/
  • Sep 21

    The Fourth Circuit Considers Whether a Prolonged Search Is Constitutional

    The Fourth Circuit Considers Whether a Prolonged Search Is Constitutional
    As has been discussed in prior posts on this blog, police officers who stop and search individuals in their vehicles, on the street, or in their homes must have probable cause for such a search and seizure. They cannot simply stop individuals…
  • Sep 7

    Time-Barred Claims of Debt in Bankruptcy Proceeding

    Time-Barred Claims of Debt in Bankruptcy Proceeding
    When an individual or a company files for bankruptcy, creditors who are owed money may file proofs of claim in the bankruptcy proceedings. These proofs of claim detail the money allegedly owed by the debtor to the creditor, and they are then…
  • Aug 29

    The Fourth Amendment and the Government’s Right to Cell Phone Data – U.S. v. Graham

    The Fourth Amendment and the Government’s Right to Cell Phone Data – U.S. v. Graham
    As the nature of our movements and communications become more electronic, the federal courts and courts in West Virginia are increasingly confronted with the complexities of balancing personal protections and privacy rights with governmental…
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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

    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…
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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/
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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/
  • Jan 19

    Free Don Blankenship?

    Free Don Blankenship?
    The 2010 explosion at Massey's Upper Big Branch mine killed 29 coal miners. The 2014 Freedom Industries chemical leak left hundreds of thousands of West Virginians without usable water for a month. Over the past year, the major architects…
  • Jan 16

    Bad Faith Victory for Pennsylvania Insured

    Bad Faith Victory for Pennsylvania Insured
    So imagine that you are involved in an automobile accident and injure another person. It is clearly your fault and you demand your motor vehicle liability insurance company to settle the claim. After all this is why you have paid...
  • Jan 15

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene
    I love Starbucks skinny lattes. Peppermint mocha is my absolute favorite, so during the holiday season it is not uncommon to see me with a Starbucks in hand more so than usual as the peppermint flavor is not always available....
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