The Viability of Third-Party Claims Under West Virginia Code Sections 55-7-13a-d
| January 2019
By Jordan V. Palmer, as published in The DTCWV Defender, Winter Edition 2019, Volume IV
“Can this Third-Party Complaint survive under West Virginia’s modified comparative fault statutes?” As of 2015, this is a vital question every West Virginia attorney should be asking upon receipt of, or before ling, a third-party complaint. For most common law contribution claims, the answer is likely: No.