Few subjects seem to generate as many questions as West Virginia’s statutory requirement stating that workers’ compensation claims must be filed on the state-approved form, known as WV Form OIC-WC-1, or the “WC-1” for short. The purpose of this article is to update you regarding case law trends pertaining to the WV Form WC-1 requirement.
The COVID-19 pandemic challenged the restaurant industry like nothing in recent memory, yet many business owners, operators, and staff rose to the challenge with grit and innovation. Some of the restaurant COVID solutions that were adopted to keep businesses afloat and ensure public health and safety—from new services to improved technology—are likely to stick around as consumers and restaurant operators realize new value and opportunities.
After someone passes away, their belongings, financial accounts, business holdings, and real property must be distributed through a legal process. The probate process is the legal process that guides the distribution of a person’s estate with or without a last will and testament by the deceased person.
Digital currencies are no longer the stuff of science fiction. While not yet common for consumer level transactions, using a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin for B2B (business-to-business) transactions is on the rise and becoming increasingly attractive, even for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Whether you’re a small restaurant in West Virginia (WV) or a wholesale or retail producer, distributor, or seller of goods elsewhere in the country, B2B Bitcoin transactions offer safeguards that might surprise you.
The oil and gas industry contributes a significant portion of the energy used in the US. Drilling in the Appalachian Basin—which includes West Virginia (WV), Pennsylvania (PA), and Ohio (OH), among other states—provides a rich source of the fuels that power our country and its economy. In turn, the oil and gas industry provides WV, PA, and OH and their residents with quality, well-compensated employment opportunities and related economic benefits. These relationships mean that developments like President Joe Biden’s recent executive orders impacting the oil and gas industry are important WV oil and gas news.