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West Virginia Judiciary

Opinions and Memo Decisions of the Supreme Court of Appeals

Current Term Opinion List

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Current Term of Court Opinions and Memorandum Decisions
Current Term of Court Opinions and Memorandum Decisions
Decision Type
Date Filed Case No. Case Name Case Type Decision Type
02/16/2018 17-0088 Hampden Coal, LLC and Oliver Hunt v. Michael R. Varney TCR SO
02/15/2018 16-1179 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Timothy M. Sirk L-DISC SO
02/15/2018 17-0777 In re: J.G., II JUV SO
02/14/2018 17-0481 In Re: J.P., E.P., and S.P. JUV SO
02/14/2018 16-1213 Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. John Robert Bonar and John & Werner Law Offices TCR MD
02/09/2018 16-1228 Judy Mae Greer, et al. v. David Lynn and Donna Lee Vandevender TCR MD
02/09/2018 17-0122 Rebecca C. Wildman Bailey, et al. v. JB Exploration I, LLC TCR MD
02/09/2018 17-0124 Carol Drake Greco and Bette Drake Walling v. George I. Sponaugle, II TCR MD
02/09/2018 17-0265 & 17-0280 Michael Thornsbury v. W. Va. Consolidated Public Retirement Board, etc. CIV-O MD
02/09/2018 17-0439 Timothy P. Shafer v. Karen Pszczolkwoski, Warden POST MD
02/08/2018 17-0175 Patricia S. Reed, Comm. W.Va. Division of Motor Vehicles v. Joseph D. Pompeo ADM SO
02/07/2018 17-0087 Alan Enterprizes LLC v. Mac's Convenience Stores LLC, et al. TCR SO
02/02/2018 17-0383 Neil W. v. Patrick Mirandy, Warden POST MD
02/02/2018 17-0416 Siddy W. v. Charles W. FAM MD
02/02/2018 17-0363 In Re: The Adoption of T.B. FAM MD
02/02/2018 17-0399 State of West Virginia v. Robert J.M. CR-F MD
02/02/2018 17-0318 In Re: Petition of W.P. for Expungement of Record CIV-O MD
02/02/2018 17-0299 Thomas C. Shrader v. State of West Virginia POST MD
02/02/2018 17-0273 Thomas Talbert v. Lance Yardley, Warden POST MD
02/02/2018 17-0212 State of West Virginia v. Keith W. R. Lowe CR-F MD
02/02/2018 17-0165 Aldona B. v. Nicholas S. FAM MD
02/02/2018 17-0115 Roynal Lee Walker v. Ralph Terry, Warden POST MD
01/31/2018 16-1101 & 16-1032 & 16-1104 St. Mary's Medical Center, Inc. v. Steel of West Virginia, etc. TCR SO
01/31/2018 17-0025 Bill J. Crouch, Secretary, W. Va. Dept. of Health and Human Resources v. Eric Gillispie, Administrator TCR SO
01/25/2018 17-0859 Virginia Adams v. Silver Creek Charleston B, LLC WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0853 Michael Messer Coal Mac/Arch Coal WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0813 Leslie McCollam v. Nellas, Inc. WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0812 Kenneth Hurley v. Pinnacle Mining Co. WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0768 CCBCC Operations, LLC v. Henri Coonts WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0758 Randy Custer v. Dulyea Danny WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0753 Constellium Rolled Products Ravenswood v. Delores M. Ambro, Widow WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0751 Rebecca Stiltner v. Bluefield Regional Medical Center WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0747 Larry A. Hill v. Wendcentral Corp. WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0745 Cathy D. Cox v. Leslie Brothers Equipment Co. WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0727 Michael Farmer v. DCI/Shires, Inc. WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0674 Maria Cortez v. Macy's Retail Holdings WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0673 Jerry A. Rotenberry, Jr. v. Welch Emergency Hospital WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0516 Barbara Whipple v. EMS, Inc. Loughry, C.J., Dissenting WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0313 Raymond K. Fuller v. Huntington Alloys Corp. Loughry, C.J., Dissenting WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0312 Michael Herzog v. Cole Truck Parts, Inc. Loughry, C.J., Dissenting WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0149 Clyde A. Richmond v. Clyde's Floor Covering WC MD
01/25/2018 17-0027 Huntington Alloys Corp. v. Patrick Wheeler WC MD
01/24/2018 17-0036 Kahle's Kitchens, Inc. v. Shutler Cabinets, Inc. TCR SO
01/24/2018 17-0138 Markwest Liberty Midstream & Resources v. James T. Nutt, Trustee, etc. TCR MD
01/19/2018 16-1226 John R. Hooper v. 1543 Country Club Road Manor Operations TCR MD
01/19/2018 16-1027 Mama Rosa's and Beyond v. Schooner's Stadium Front Grille TCR MD
01/19/2018 17-0205 Vira Rose v. W. Va. Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management TCR MD
01/19/2018 17-0213 Marvin L. Clark v. Sheets Auto Electrical, LLC TCR MD
01/08/2018 17-0337 Gregory I. Settle v. Ralph Terry, Acting Warden POST MD
01/08/2018 17-0816 In Re: A.H. JUV MD
01/08/2018 17-0809 In Re: A.H. JUV MD
01/08/2018 17-0799 In Re: D.L.-1 and D.L.-2 JUV MD
01/08/2018 17-0791 In Re: E.Y., D.L.-1, and D.L.-2 JUV MD
01/08/2018 17-0786 In Re: A.B. and S.B. JUV MD
01/08/2018 17-0783 In Re: A.H. JUV MD
01/08/2018 17-0781 In Re: J.H.-1, T.O., and B.H. JUV MD
01/08/2018 17-0769 In Re: L.H. JUV MD
01/08/2018 17-0739 In Re: B.S. and J.S. JUV MD
01/08/2018 17-0204 Connie Elaine Mayle v. Barbour County Board of Education ADM MD
01/08/2018 17-0185 Brian W. v. Michael Martin, Acting Warden POST MD
01/08/2018 17-0176 Cameron Brown v. Grayson Assisted Living TCR MD
01/08/2018 17-0171 State of West Virginia v. Zachary Wamsley CR-F MD
01/08/2018 17-0167 State of West Virginia v. H.B. CR-O MD
01/08/2018 17-0117 State of West Virginia v. Rodney A. Carpenter CR-F MD
01/08/2018 17-0092 State of West Virginia v. Jimmy Ray Bonnett Jr. CR-M MD
01/08/2018 17-0089 Donald R. Rice v. Beverly Crossley TCR MD
01/08/2018 17-0061 Scott B. v. Ralph Terry, Acting Warden POST MD
01/08/2018 17-0058 State of West Virginia v. John Robert Zsigray CR-O MD
01/08/2018 17-0044 In Re: Adoption of E.L. FAM MD
01/08/2018 17-0031 Mohsen and Shamsi B. Sadeghzadeh v. William E. Jr. and Jo Ann Knode TCR MD
01/08/2018 16-1202 State of West Virginia v. Douglas L. CR-F MD
01/08/2018 16-1144 James Wilson Douglas, L.C. v. Jennifer S. Morton TCR MD
01/08/2018 16-0978 Stanley M. v. Patrick A. Mirandy, Warden POST MD
01/08/2018 16-1062 Jackie M. Martin v. Michael Martin, Acting Warden POST MD
01/08/2018 16-0433 Jesse B. v. Ralph Terry, Acting Warden POST MD
01/08/2018 16-1121 Robert R. v. Ralph Terry, Acting Warden POST MD
01/05/2018 17-0237 William Gillman and Boxley Aggregates v. Jessica Morton TCR MD
01/05/2018 17-0139 Clinton Giles v. Kanawha County Board of Education TCR MD
01/05/2018 17-0112 Michael M. v. Ralph Terry, Acting Warden POST MD
01/05/2018 17-0108 Ronnie Frazier v. General Motors TCR MD
01/05/2018 17-0107 Donald L. and Douglas O. Smith v. Dannie L. and Doran R. Smith TCR MD
01/05/2018 17-0037 Joseph Bruce Ragione v. Board of Education of Preston County TCR MD
01/05/2018 17-0024 David Joe Robey v. Dominion Transmission, Inc. TCR MD
01/05/2018 17-0003 B.L. v. A.D. TCR MD
01/05/2018 16-1212 Charles and James Cobb v. Jack L. and Donna Kay Collins, et al. TCR MD
01/05/2018 16-1141 Jeffrey Wayne Burns v. Elisa J. Burns (now Weber) FAM MD
01/05/2018 16-1138 State of West Virginia v. Daniel Holler CR-F MD
01/05/2018 16-1110 State of West Virginia v. Jeffrey Lynn Hovatter CR-F MD
01/05/2018 16-1066 State of West Virginia v. Richard W. Zimmerman CR-F MD
01/05/2018 16-1031 Steven Roche v. Michelle Jill Wade, etc. TCR MD
01/05/2018 16-0942 West Liberty University Board of Governors v. Stewart Lane TCR MD
01/05/2018 16-0889 State of West Virginia v. Loren Garcia CR-F MD
01/05/2018 16-0887 In Re: Expungement of the Record of T.R.W. CIV-O MD
01/05/2018 16-0813 Ethan Brumfield v. Patricia S. Reed, Comm., W. Va. DMV ADM MD
01/05/2018 16-0740 State of West Virginia v. Donald Sidney Bailey CR-F MD
01/05/2018 16-0641 Eric S. Gordon Trust v. West Virginia Municipal League TCR MD
01/05/2018 16-0598 Sheena Mortimer v. West Virginia Dept. of Health and Human Resources ADM MD