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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
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