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West Virginia Updates May 3, 2021

WV Update – West Virginia Enacts Legislation Impacting Asbestos and Silica Lawsuits

On April 15, 2021, West Virginia Governor, Jim Justice, signed House Bill 2495 into law.   Notably, this bill codifies the following requirements for asbestos and silica lawsuits: A plaintiff with a non-malignant condition must file a medical report and diagnosis, prepared by a qualified physician and meeting the statutory requirements, within ninety days of filing […]