West Virginia Law News
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Nearing homestretch, water bill passes Senate
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A bill regulating chemical storage tanks, proposed in response to Januarys water crisis, is inching closer to becoming law. The West Virginia Senate unanimously passed the bill Friday. It now goes back to the House of Delegates, which...
Coloplast Settles Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits
According to confidential sources and a news report in Bloomberg, Coloplast A/S, has agreed to pay about $16 million to settle its transvaginal mesh lawsuits. Injured women who were implanted with the Danish mesh manufacturer’s vaginal-mesh inserts had filed personal injury claims against the company. The Denmark-based Coloplast agreed in January to resolve about 400 [...]
W.Va. takes home Country Roads
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Singer/songwriter John Denver never called West Virginia home, but his 1970s hit, "Take Me Home, Country Roads," is now one of the states official songs. Forty-three years after it first hit the airwaves with the...