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Zimmer Kunz News August 10, 2021

ZK News: Attorney Aaron Weiss Speaking on Brewery Law at Upcoming Barrel & Flow Festival in Pittsburgh, PA

Attorney Aaron Weiss will be speaking about brewery law at the upcoming Barrel & Flow Festival on Friday, September 10, 2021. Aaron’s topic is titled “Fermentation and Litigation” and will discuss an overview of the aspects of litigation that can impact breweries and other businesses in order to provide knowledge, context, and comfort to this […]

West Virginia Updates August 5, 2021

WV Update – West Virginia State Legal Summary Outline

A. Liability/Fault           Fault Scheme Modified Comparative – 51% Bar If a plaintiff is negligent, the degree of fault will reduce their recovery, until it equals the fault of others, then it will be barred. W. Va. Code § 55-7-13(a-d) (2015). Under the modified comparative fault system, each party is held responsible for damages in […]

West Virginia Updates August 2, 2021

WV Update – West Virginia Enacts Legislation to Implement Intermediate Court of Appeals

On April 8th, 2021, Senate Bill 275 was signed by Governor Jim Justice of West Virginia. This new bill creates The Intermediate Court of Appeals of West Virginia.  This bill removes the Workers’ Compensation Office of Administrative Law Judges, also known as the Office of Judges, and transfers its duties and powers to the Workers’ […]