Harman Appeals Massey Decision To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (July 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Harman Mining and its owner Hugh Caperton filed an appeal Wednesday with the U.S. Supreme Court over a West Virginia Supreme Court ruling that nullified a $76.3 million verdict against Massey Energy Co.

The West Virginia Supreme Court voted 3-2 in April to overturn the award of $50 million plus interest, upholding the decision it rendered in November before the judicial controversy exploded.

Harman's appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court asks the justices to examine whether West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin, who cast the...
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