WVC 38 - 12 - 6
§38-12-6. Liability of lienor for release after assignment.
Any person who shall have been entitled to the benefit of
any lien and who shall have assigned such lien, or the benefit
thereof, or any instrument secured by such lien, to any other
person, shall be liable to any person injured by any release
executed by such person first mentioned, after such assignment.