Category West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

WV House of Delegates Considering Bill to Expand Consumer Protection Statute to Apply to Fees that Landlords Charge Their Tenants

The West Virginia Legislature is currently in session. Like most years, many bills have been introduced to amend the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act, one of the primary consumer statutes in the state. One of the bills is House Bill 4418. Last year, the highest court in West Virginia ruled the debt collection […]

Three’s a Crowd – West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, Third Parties, and the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act

West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals makes clear that third parties may not sue under the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act for collection attempts On May 17, 2017, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a unanimous decision that affirmed a trial court’s order granting summary judgment to a collector in a […]