West Virginia Business Litigation Blog

West Virginia Business Litigation Blog

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Tag Archives: Corporations

Report Says Mylan Executive Did Not Earn MBA

Posted in Corporations
    The panel appointed by West Virginia University Provost Gerald Lang to investigate the circumstances surrounding Mylan COO Heather Bresch’s MBA has concluded unanimously that Bresch did not earn her degree and that actions taken by WVU administrators to determine whether she had done so and then to modify her transcript Continue Reading

Chief Justice Recuses Himself from Massey Case, Plaintiffs Renew Disqualification Motion Against Another Justice

Posted in Appellate Decisions
    Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia Chief Justice Elliott E. "Spike" Maynard has recused himself from further participation in Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company, Inc., et al., in which the Supreme Court reversed the plaintiffs’ $50 million verdict   The plaintiffs have filed motions for reconsideration, which the Court Continue Reading

Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Reveals Wal-Mart’s Surveillance Practices

Posted in Litigation
    You may not recognize Julie Roehm’s name, but chances are you know about her employment and termination by Wal-Mart, and the litigation that has revealed Wal-Mart’s aggressive surveillance practices.     In January 2006, Wal-Mart hired Roehm, a highly-regarded advertising executive, from Daimler Chryler Corporation, as its senior vice-president of Continue Reading