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Opinions and Memo Decisions of the Supreme Court of Appeals

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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
05/24/2019 19-0047 In re C.P. and B.P. JUV MD
05/24/2019 19-0028 In re D.S. and L.S. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1146 In re J.J. and A.F. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1145 In re A.P. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1144 In re A.H. and A.G.-1 JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1116 In re K.H.-1, K.H.-2, W.H., B.H., and A.H.-1 JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1115 In re C.G.-1, T.R., E.L., and C.G.-2 JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1111 In re K.C., G.C., and K.P. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1098 In re T.H., D.H., J.P.-1, J.P.-2, and A.P. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1094 In re I.H., J.H., K.H., and A.S. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1093 In re H.S. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1092 & 18-1118 In re I.T. and H.S. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1090 In re K.S. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1065 In re A.R., L.R., and D.R. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1065 In re M.R. and J.R. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1050 In re P.P. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-1049 In re P.P. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-0889 In re I.K. AND E.K. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-0857 In re C.P. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-0787 In re R.H. JUV MD
05/24/2019 18-0336 State of West Virginia vs. Ryan L. Henson CR-F MD
05/24/2019 18-0310 Mark W. Chamblee vs. State of West Virginia CIV-O MD
05/24/2019 18-0265 State of West Virginia vs. Robert Elliot Brecke CR-F MD
05/24/2019 18-0138 State of West Virginia vs. Thomas Kelsor CR-F MD
05/24/2019 18-0126 Andrew Miller vs. Craig Roberts, Superintendent POST MD
05/24/2019 18-0072 Michael Greene vs. Donnie Ames, Superintendent POST MD
05/21/2019 17-0885 Heather Humphrey et al. vs. Westchester Limited Partnership et al. (Workman, J., Dissenting) TCR MD
05/20/2019 17-0896 Lawyer Disciplinary Board vs. David M. Anderson (Armstead J. joined by Workman, J., Dissenting) L-DISC MD
05/20/2019 18-0407 & 19-0024 Anthony Watts vs. R.E. Michel Co., LLC and State of WV vs. Honorable James W. Courier, Jr. TCR MD
05/20/2019 18-0382 Mohammed Ashraf, M.D., vs. State Auto Property and Casualty Insurance Company TCR MD
05/20/2019 18-0329 John W. vs. Rechelle H. CIV-O MD
05/17/2019 18-0845 In re N.H., C.H., and B.H. JUV SO
05/17/2019 17-1001 Christopher H. v. Michael Martin, Superintendent POST SO
05/17/2019 17-0972 Certegy Check Services, et al v. Janice Fuller TCR SO
05/17/2019 17-0713 State of West Virginia v. J.C. CR-O SO
05/17/2019 18-0183 Tri-State Pipeline, Inc. vs. Jason Steorts and Steorts Homebuilders, LLC TCR MD
05/03/2019 18-0672 SER State of West Virginia v. Honorable David J. Sims and John Michael Howell (Workman J. Concurring in part, Dissenting in part) OJ-P MD
05/03/2019 17-0956 In re: the Marriage/Children of Harry E. W. Jr. and Mary M. W. FAM MD
05/03/2019 17-0882 In re: the Marriage/Children of Ruby M. and Charles C. H. FAM MD
05/03/2019 17-0582 Jessie D. vs. Donnie Ames, Superintendent POST MD
05/01/2019 17-0079 J.A. Street & Assoc., Inc. v. BITCO General Ins. Co., et al. TCR MD
05/01/2019 17-0971 Quenton Burner et al. vs. Martinsburg Police Civil Service Commission (Concurring Opinion by Walker, CJ) ADM SEP
04/30/2019 17-0644 Rent-A-Center Inc., et al. vs. Anita Ellis CIV-O SO
04/30/2019 17-0644 Rent-A-Center Inc., et al. vs. Anita Ellis (Concurring Opinion by Workman, J.) CIV-O SEP
04/30/2019 17-0971 Quenton Burner et al. vs. Martinsburg Police Civil Service Commission ADM SO
04/29/2019 18-0018 Murray Energy, et al. v. Dale Steager, State Tax Comm'r, et al. TAX SO
04/29/2019 18-0018 Murray Energy, et al. v. Dale Steager, State Tax Comm'r, et al. (Dissenting Opinion by Jenkins, J.) TAX SEP
04/26/2019 16-0915 Jasman Montgomery v. David Ballard, Warden POST SO
04/25/2019 18-0736 United Parcel Service v. WVOIC/ Jay Hannah WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0730 Katherine Harpold v. WVOIC/City of Charleston WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0728 Craig A. Atkins v. WVOIC/Beckley Raleigh YMCA WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0727 Mary E. Wills v. WVOIC/ Princeton Community Hospital Association WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0726 Roger Buckland v. WVOIC/ City of Charleston WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0724 Mountain Laurel Resources, Inc., v. WVOIC/Rocky Brewer WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0723 Arcelormittal USA v. WVOIC/ Dudley Prentice WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0698 Marc Scholfield v. WVOIC/ Spartan Mining Company WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0684 Murray American Energy, Inc. v. WVOIC/Timothy Toothman WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0668 David Townsend v. WVOIC/Spartan Mining Company WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0657 Leonard J. Dotson v. WVOIC/JR Acquisition, LLC WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0647 Jason Fittro v. WVOIC/ Murray American Energy, Inc. WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0625 Melvin E. Smith v. WVOIC/Kingston Mining, Inc. WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0619 Ruth Richards v. WVOIC/American Medical Facilities Management WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0613 John M. White III v. WVOIC/Caterpillar Global Mining, LLC WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0610 Dean E. Bower v. WVOIC/Monongalia General Hospital WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0601 Robert W. Smith v. WVOIC / WVU, Respondents WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0571 Leonard Cantley v. WVOIC/ Beckley Steel, Inc. WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0570 Christopher S. Franklin v. WVOIC / Cramer Security & Investigations WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0563 Jamie Green v. WVOIC / Kings #1 Rentals, LLC WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0545 Kimberly Thomas-Blake v. WVOIC/ WV Department of Health & Human Services WC MD
04/25/2019 18-0543 Joe O'Neal v. WVOIC/Twin State Mining, Inc. WC MD
04/24/2019 17-0327 & 17-0328 David Ballard, Kevin McCourt, Jess Mattox, and Hobert Allen v. Miguel Angel Delgado (Dissenting Opinion by Jenkins, J.) TCR SEP
04/22/2019 18-0863 Sierra Club v. Public Service Commission of West Virginia ADM SO
04/22/2019 17-0847 The Bruce McDonald Holding Company et al. vs. Addington Inc, et al. (Dissenting Opinion by Jenkins, J.) TCR SEP
04/19/2019 18-1063 In re A.C. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-1058 In re B.H. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-1052 In re A.L. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-1011 In re C.R. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-1008 In re K.C. and A.C. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-1006 In re B.S. and D.S. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0995 In re N.Z. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0994 In re B.B. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0976 In re S.J., C.B., S.B., A.B., D.B.-1, and D.B.-2 JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0974 In re J.S.-1, C.S., D.S., and J.S.-2 JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0962 In re R.M.-1, R.M.-2, W.M., S.M., C.M., M.M.-1, M.M.-2, E.M. and J.M. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0961 In re A.L. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0913 In re K.W. and W.O. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0884 In re S.P.-W JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0856 In re L.J.-1 and L.J.-2 JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0828 In re K.D. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0743 In re H.G. and K.G. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0741 In re D.J. JUV MD
04/19/2019 18-0296 State of West Virginia vs. Jonathan Thomas Wright CR-O MD
04/19/2019 18-0239 Adam Holley, DMV acting commissioner vs. Donald Morrison ADM MD
04/19/2019 18-0224 State of West Virginia vs. James Hugh Lipps II CR-F MD
04/19/2019 18-0205 State of West Virginia vs. Travis W. CR-F MD
04/19/2019 18-0203 Tony Bethea vs. Donnie Ames, Superintendent POST MD
04/19/2019 18-0066 State of West Virginia vs. Vincent Portman CR-F MD
04/19/2019 17-0261 Ronald Davis vs. Donnie Ames, Superintendent POST MD
04/16/2019 17-0560 Carol C. Pope, et al., v. Est of Joe C. Simmons, et al. PR MD
04/15/2019 18-0544 State of WV v. Mark Halburn CR-M MD
04/15/2019 18-0348 Gregory S. Farmerie vs. Monongalia County Commission TCR MD
04/15/2019 18-0344 Mervin Roderick II vs. Marlyn Keesecker TCR MD
04/15/2019 18-0177 Marvin S. Mills v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent POST MD
04/15/2019 18-0133 Desmond D. Clark v. Ralph Terry, Acting Warden POST MD
04/15/2019 17-1043 David J. Weller II vs. Thomas Carr et al. TCR MD
04/15/2019 17-0931 Chief Michael S. Owl Feather Gorbey v. State of West Virginia; Warden POST MD
04/12/2019 18-0226 WVDOT, WVDOH and Thomas J. Smith v. Victor Morton Echols et. al CERQ SO
04/12/2019 18-0210 The Estate of Roger G. Fussell et al. vs. Joann Fussell TCR SO
04/12/2019 18-0448 In re A.P.-1, A.P.-2, A.P.-3 (Dissenting Opinion by Workman, J.) JUV SEP
04/11/2019 18-0708 In re T.S. JUV SO
04/09/2019 17-0401 State of West Virginia v. Marcus Stephen Sanders CR-F SO
04/09/2019 17-0401 State of West Virginia v. Marcus Stephen Sanders (Dissenting Opinion by Judge Bloom joined by Armstead, J.) CR-F SEP
04/04/2019 18-0500 In re K.L. and R.L. JUV SO
04/03/2019 17-1066 State of West Virginia v. Joe Roger Lane CR-F SO
04/03/2019 17-1066 State of West Virginia v. Joe Roger Lane (Dissenting Opinion by Armstead, J.) CR-F SEP
04/02/2019 18-0864 State ex rel. WV DOT, DOH v. Hon. Tod J. Kaufman and Mike Enyart & Sons, Inc. OJ-P MD
03/29/2019 17-1075 David Lamm. vs. Patricia Lamm Dissenting Opinion by Hutchison, J., Joined by Workman, J. FAM MD
03/27/2019 17-1106 Samuel R. Amoruso, Jr. et al. vs. Commerce and Industry Insurance Company TCR SO
03/27/2019 17-1106 Samuel R. Amoruso, Jr. et al. vs. Commerce and Industry Insurance Company (Dissenting Opinion by Workman, J.) TCR SEP
03/27/2019 17-1106 Samuel R. Amoruso, Jr. et al. vs. Commerce and Industry Insurance Company (Dissenting Opinion by Hutchison, J.) TCR SEP
03/26/2019 17-0992 State of WV v. James W. Young, Jr., The Honorable Debra Ditto, Magistrate CIV-O SO
03/26/2019 18-0109 Terry R. Brumfield Jr. vs. Jennings Mark Workman - Dissenting Opinion by Jenkins, J. TCR MD
03/25/2019 17-0327 & 17-0328 Kevin McCourt et al. vs. Miguel Angel Delgado TCR SO
03/21/2019 17-1088 WVDHHR vs. V.P. et al. CIV-O SO
03/21/2019 17-1088 WVDHHR vs. V.P. et al. (Concurring opinion by Hutchison, J.) CIV-O SEP
03/21/2019 18-0025 Nicole L. vs. Steven W. FAM SO
03/20/2019 17-0847 The Bruce McDonald Holding Company et al. vs. Addington Inc, et al. TCR SO
03/19/2019 18-0399 In re B.S. JUV SO
03/19/2019 18-0019 Penn Virginia Operating Co., LLC vs. Phyllis K. Yokum, et al. TAX SO
03/18/2019 17-0636 State of West Virginia vs. Clairesse Felipe CR-F MD
03/18/2019 17-0796 Ben Goldstein et al. vs. Peacemaker Properties, LLC (Dissenting opinion by Jenkins, J. and Amstead, J.) TCR SEP
03/18/2019 18-0330 Darrick Cox vs. Town of Belle ADM MD
03/15/2019 16-1210 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Ronald D. Hassan L-DISC SO
03/15/2019 18-0182 The City of Martinsburg vs. The Berkeley Co. Council et al. TCR SO
03/15/2019 17-0796 Ben Goldstein et al. vs. Peacemaker Properties, LLC TCR SO
03/15/2019 18-0040 James A. Dailey III et al. vs. RJM Holdings, LLC et al. TCR SO
03/15/2019 17-0907 & 18-0291 Jeremiah Goodwin vs. City of Shepherdstown et al. TCR SO
03/15/2019 17-0907 & 18-0291 Jeremiah Goodwin vs. City of Shepherdstown et al. (Dissenting opinion by Workman, J.) TCR SEP
03/15/2019 18-0085 In re N.S., E.S. and A.J. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0975 In re S.J., C.B., S.B., A.B., D.B., D.B. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0955 In re S.K. III CERQ MD
03/15/2019 18-0943 In re R.A.-1, L.A. and M.C. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0933 In re B.C., E.C. and G.C. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0916 In re B.S. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0915 In re A.F. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0911 In re L.S., C.S.-1 and C.S.-2 JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0910 In re E.W. and M.W. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0901 In re H.M. and P.M. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0899 In re G.A., R.A.-1 and L.A. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0883 In re E.A. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0872 In re J.W.-1 JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0819 In re M.B., J.B. and A.R. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0773 In re H.G. and K.G. JUV MD
03/15/2019 18-0340 State of West Virginia vs. Edward Allen Mazzei CR-F MD
03/15/2019 18-0247 State of West Virginia vs. Codey Dale Foster CR-F MD
03/15/2019 18-0200 Robert Watring vs. John Anderson, Superintendent POST MD
03/15/2019 18-0140 State of West Virginia vs. Robert Anthony Chester CR-F MD
03/15/2019 18-0045 State of West Virginia vs. Robert M. Lee CR-F MD
03/15/2019 18-0008 LTD Financial Services, L.P. vs. Brian Collins TCR MD
03/14/2019 18-0448 In re A.P.-1, A.P.-2, A.P.-3 JUV SO
03/11/2019 18-0264 State of West Virginia vs. Damon Daniel Greenfield CR-F MD
03/11/2019 18-0213 Mercer Mall vs. Sharon Gearhart, Assessor and County Commission of Mercer Co. TAX MD
03/11/2019 18-0204 State of West Virginia vs. Lamont D. CR-F MD
03/11/2019 18-0147 Genesis Capital, Ltd. Partnership vs. Ralph Hoyer, et al. TCR MD
03/11/2019 18-0085 Rodney L. Newbrough vs. Gregory A. Newbrough TCR MD
03/08/2019 18-0337 State of WV Ex Rel Eric W. Lewis v. The Honorable Kurt W. Hall and David Godwin OJ-P SO
03/08/2019 18-0509 SER Universal Underwriters & Zurich American Insurance v. Hon. Patrick Wilson, et al. OJ-P SO
03/08/2019 18-0509 SER Universal Underwriters & Zurich American Insurance v. Hon. Patrick Wilson, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Workman, J.) OJ-P SEP
03/06/2019 17-0824 Charles L. v. David Ballard, Warden, Mt. Olive Correctional Complex POST MD
03/06/2019 17-0834 Pat Reed, Commissioner of the WV DMV v. Joseph M. Winesburg ADM SO
03/04/2019 18-0446 In re A.N. and C.N. JUV SO
03/04/2019 17-0961 Pat Reed, Commissioner of the WV DMV vs. Doreen Grillot CIV-O MD
02/28/2019 17-0970 Donald Woods vs. Jefferds Corporation TCR SO
02/27/2019 18-1012 State of WV ex rel. WVDOT, WVDOH v. Hon. Susan B. Tucker, et al OJ-P SO
02/27/2019 17-0007 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Kourtney A. Ryan L-DISC SO
02/22/2019 16-0946 Larry C. vs. Donnie Ames, Superintendent POST MD
02/22/2019 17-0343 Scotty E. Boothe v. Ralph Terry, Acting Warden POST MD
02/22/2019 17-0521 Douglas W. Smith II vs. Lightning Energy Services, LLC TCR MD
02/22/2019 17-0633 Lan Deyerle vs. West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources ADM MD
02/22/2019 17-0726 Brandon Sherrod v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent POST MD
02/22/2019 17-0729 State of West Virginia vs. Adam Barnhart CR-F MD
02/22/2019 17-0843 John Rodney Johnson vs. Donnie Ames, Superintendents POST MD
02/22/2019 17-0941 In re The Estate of J. Herman Isner TCR MD
02/22/2019 17-1102 Joseph E. Howard v. Ralph Terry, Warden POST MD
02/15/2019 17-0857 Jonathan E. Presnell vs. Eston J. Presnell, III, et al. TCR SO
02/15/2019 18-0938 In re A.L. JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0900 In re L.L. and H.L. JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0877 In re L.T.-1 and L.T.-2 JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0843 In re C.C.-1, K.C., M.C., D.C., and C.C.-2 JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0830 In re L.A. and K.A. JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0829 In re D.H. and H.H. JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0800 In re S.P. JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0795 In re G.H. JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0722 In re A.E., L.E., Z.E., and D.P. JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0721 In re A.E., L.E., Z.E., and D.P. JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0718 In re J.S. JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0596 In re K.S. JUV MD
02/15/2019 18-0146 Gladys J. vs. Ronnie J. FAM MD
02/15/2019 18-0095 State of West Virginia vs. Sherman B. Williams CR-F MD
02/15/2019 18-0041 Vernon M. vs. Jan M. FAM MD
02/15/2019 17-1145 Saundra J. vs. Robert S. FAM MD
02/15/2019 17-0660 CCC, Inc. vs J Class Collision, LLC CIV-O MD
02/11/2019 18-0433 Mark W. McFall vs. WV Board of Law Examiners L-ADM MD
02/11/2019 18-0287 Valerie Tabit vs. Kroger Group Cooperative, Inc., et al. TCR MD
02/11/2019 18-0156 Tracie Wilson vs. Tonya Parker et al. PR MD
02/11/2019 18-0110 William Douglas Brown et al. vs. Smith McCausland TCR MD
02/07/2019 16-0437 State of West Virginia v. Michael S. Sites CR-F SO
02/07/2019 18-0242 In re K.C. JUV MD
01/31/2019 17-0436 Selwyn Vanderpool, et al. v CPL B.M. Hunt and Greenbrier County Sheriff Department TCR SO
01/31/2019 18-0562 In re R.S. JUV MD
01/14/2019 17-0920 State of West Virginia v. Robert Blake CR-F MD
01/14/2019 17-0730 Jason M. Payne v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent POST MD
01/14/2019 17-0780 State of West Virginia v. Iran G. CR-F MD
01/14/2019 17-1029 Jaymason M. Robinson v. Russell Maston, Superintendent POST MD
01/14/2019 17-1036 State of West Virginia v. Justin E. Hobday CR-F MD
01/14/2019 17-1099 Ronald S. v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent POST MD
01/14/2019 17-1116 State of West Virginia v. Edward H. CR-F MD
01/14/2019 18-0006 State of West Virginia v. Megan J. Stewart CR-F MD
01/14/2019 18-0059 In re K.S. CR-O MD
01/14/2019 18-0084 Teddy Atkins II v. Angela Atkins FAM MD
01/14/2019 18-0604 In re J.M. JUV MD
01/14/2019 18-0719 In re T.H. JUV MD
01/14/2019 18-0733 In re S.S. JUV MD
01/14/2019 18-0745 In re N.L. JUV MD
01/14/2019 18-0774 In re J.B. JUV MD
01/14/2019 18-0777 In re L.C. JUV MD
01/14/2019 18-0792 In re N.B., I.L., C.C.-1, and C.C.-2 JUV MD