Asbestos Defense Firm Releases Report Analyzing Practice of ‘Over-Naming’ Defendants in West Virginia



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CHARLESTON, W.Va. –– A recent report conducted by a defense firm details analysis of dismissal trends in West Virginia asbestos cases, arguing that the practice of “over-naming” defendants in the personal injury lawsuits is a “trend and not a one-off occurrence.”

The Jan. 15 report compiled by defense firm Gay Jones & Kuhn, PLLC, details claims that the practice of “over-naming” defendants in West Virginia is “unnecessarily driving up litigation costs, bankrupting companies, [and] creating further West Virginia court backlogs, and leaving unsuspecting victims with delayed recoveries.”

Gay Jones & Kuhn, PLLC, with headquarters in Jackson, Miss., states on its …






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