West Virginia Business Litigation Blog

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Tag Archives: Settlements

Former Compliance Director Settles “Convenient Scapegoat” Lawsuit Against Marshall University

Posted in Litigation
The details of the settlement between David Ridpath and Marshall University were released last week, after Andrew Clevenger questioned, on the Charleston Gazette’s new Sustained Outrage blog, what was taking so long, considering that the parties had agreed to settle around the beginning of February.  Marshall will pay Ridpath Continue Reading

WV Supreme Court Says Insurance Company Can Challenge Confession of Judgment, Award of Attorney’s Fees

Posted in Appellate Decisions
    In January, I wrote about the so-called tripartite relationship among an insured, the insured’s lawyer retained and paid by the insurance company, and the insurance company, and an appeal before the Supreme Court of Appeals that illustrated some of the perils of the relationship.     The Court  has Continue Reading