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There are some relations that are not entitled to wrongful death settlement monies. An ex-wife may fall into that category. A recent case in West Virginia resulted in a decision by the West Virginia Supreme Court that the ex-wife of a man who lost his life in a motorcycle accident was not entitled to any…

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Last week, West Virginia Supreme Court justice Larry Starcher railed against West Virginia’s tort reform. In recent years, West Virginia has passed medical malpractice tort reform measures that require plaintiffs to provide pre-suit expert reports saying that the claim has merit. The reforms also have caps on damages. Because plaintiffs want to avoid these requirements,…

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