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West Virginia Medical Professional Liability Act Amendments

In 2017, the West Virginia Legislature amended several statutory provisions of the West Virginia Medical Professional Liability Act ("MPLA"), W. Va. Code § 55-7B-1 et seq, related to nursing home liability in WV. The WV MPLA governs the litigation of claims of medical malpractice liability in WV. The WV MPLA amendments provide a statutory definition of "occurrence" and set forth a shortened statute of limitation and preferred venue for claims brought against nursing homes, assisted living facilities, acute care hospitals or their employees, and other related entities.
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