For the second time in two years, West Virginia’s legislature passes a bill to modify the state consumer protection law.
The West Virginia legislative session recently ended, and for the second time in two years, the legislature passed a bill that modifies the state’s primary consumer protection statute (the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act found in Chapter 46A of the West Virginia Code). In 2015, the legislature passed a bill, which the governor signed into law, and which clamped down on some areas that many saw as sources of abusive and frivolous lawsuits. The legislature has once again tweaked the law in what looks to be further attempts to make the law more balanced.
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