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March 7, 2016

In the News Today – March 7, 2016

  • WV Gov. Signs Two Legal Reform Bills: The Huntington News highlights two legal reform bills signed last week by West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin: “Senate Bill 7, which prohibits the recovery of damages by a plaintiff whose injuries are caused in whole or in part by the plaintiff’s wrongful conduct, and Senate Bill 14, which limits the liabilities of successor corporations in asbestos-related actions.”(The Huntington News)
  • Ecuador Appeals $96 Million Chevron ‘Win’ to SCOTUS: Ecuador is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to “review a D.C. Circuit ruling favoring Chevron Corp. in the company’s bid to confirm a $96 million arbitration award ordered against the country in a dispute involving the development of Ecuador’s oil fields.” (Law360
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