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Tag Archives: Appellate Decisions

WV Supreme Court Clarifies “Alternate Forum” Requirement in Doctrine of Forum Non Conveniens

Posted in Appellate Decisions
Late in its January Term, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia issued a decision dealing with the well-known, but somewhat misunderstood, or at least misapplied, doctrine of forum non conveniens. In essence, the doctrine allows a court to decline to assert jurisdiction over an action before it if another, Continue Reading

Kentucky Appellate Court Reverses Summary Judgment Against Fen-Phen Lawyers Based on (Disavowed) Affidavit from Kenneth Feinberg

Posted in Appellate Decisions
In the course of writing about Stan Chesley’s travails, I was curious to find out what happened in the case described in the final paragraph of the National Law Journal’s story about Chesley: Earlier this month, the Kentucky Court of Appeals vacated a $42 million summary judgment Continue Reading
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