Dawn Colette Bland and Autumn Nicole Bland v. West Virginia State Police Retirement Board, et al

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Petitioners, who are state troopers (and certain dependents) from the 42nd through 45th State Police Academy cadet classes, appeal the circuit court's order dismissing with prejudice their civil suit against the W. Va. Consolidated Public Retirement Board, the Board's Acting Executive Director, the State of W. Va., the W. Va. State Police Retirement System, and the W. Va. Public Employees Retirement System. The circuit court found that the civil suit is barred by res judicata and collateral estoppel.