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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 […]