Is counsel entitled to attorney fees and costs from an underlying $2.23 million settlement fund related to unpaid oil and gas royalties that he helped negotiate on behalf of unknown heirs who never entered into a contractual relationship with the lawyer?
Or was West Virginia one of the lone states that did not recognize the common fund doctrine in a modern era, the state high court sought to answer in L&D Investments, Inc., v. Antero Resources Corp.
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