January 24, 2019

Charleston, WV—West Virginia citizens support significant legal reforms and the creation of an Intermediate Court being passed by West Virginia Legislature during the 2019 Legislative Session according the recent polling conducted by West Virginia Citizens Against Laws...

October 16, 2018

West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse is releasing an economic impact study today, which is an assessment of excessive tort costs in West Virginia and potential economic benefits of reform.  The study was conducted by the Perryman group and shows that because of...

July 11, 2018

Personal injury lawyers are once again pouring cash into legislative campaigns, according to the research of publicly available campaign finance reports conducted by West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA). The legal watchdog group released the first edi...

July 3, 2018

West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA) applauds Governor Jim Justice’s appointment of Dan Greear to the 13th Judicial Circuit in Kanawha County, a judgeship vacated by Judge Jim Stucky’s retirement.

“We applaud Governor Jim Justice for selecting Dan Gree...

October 5, 2016

Dramatic and sensational personal injury lawsuit ads bombard our daily lives, especially on television. Often these personal injury lawyer ads appear to dole out medical-sounding information in hopes of enlisting potential clients for a lawsuit. 

Misleading informa...

September 28, 2016

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, who will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming West Virginia Democratic Party’s Jefferson-Jackson Day, is mired in controversy and a major recipient of personal injury lawyers’ support, according to West Virginia Citizens Against L...

April 28, 2016

To help inform West Virginians about the judicial philosophy of Justice Brent Benjamin, West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA) today released a series of decisions from the Supreme Court of Appeals that show a pattern of judicial activism from Justice B...

February 10, 2016

In seeking a taxpayer-funded run for reelection, Justice Brent Benjamin applauded Secretary of State Natalie Tennant and the Public Campaign Finance system in contrast to the “politically connected insider special interests” in campaigns. 

 

Incredibly, candidate Benjami...

February 3, 2016

Millionaire personal injury lawyers are many of the big contributors to state Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin, who is attempting to obtain taxpayer funding of his political re-election campaign. Thousands of lawsuit dollars have gone to the Benjamin campaign from...

November 25, 2015

On behalf of West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, I’m writing to wish you Happy Thanksgiving and share a few things we all can appreciate as supporters of legal reform. 

 

1) First, thank you for your support of WVCALA. Our grassroots organization depends on mem...

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