West Virginia Judiciary

Supreme Court of Appeals Argument Docket

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Rule 20 argument - 10:00 a.m.


State of West Virginia v. Chaz A. Simmons, No. 15-0715 - Petitioner appeals the circuit court’s sentencing order in this criminal matter.

SER Universal Underwriters Insurance Co., et al. v. Hon. Patrick N. Wilson, Judge, et al. , No. 17-0004 - Petitioners seek a writ of prohibition challenging the circuit court denial of their motion to dismiss cross-claims against them.

SER Healthport Technologies, LLC, et al. v. Hon. James C. Stucky, Judge, and Basil Crookshanks, No. 17-0038 - Petitioners seek a writ of prohibition challenging a circuit court denial of their motion for summary judgment in this purported class action where the only named plaintiff claims that petitioners overcharged him for copies of his medical records.

In Re: R.M., No. 16-0917 - Petitioners appeal the circuit court’s order in this abuse and neglect matter.

Rule 19 argument


State of West Virginia v. Paul Darren Spinks, No. 15-1145 - Petitioner appeals the order of the Circuit Court of Nicholas County, entered on November 1, 2015, that sentenced him to a term of life imprisonment in the West Virginia State Penitentiary, without the possibility of parole, upon his conviction of the 2007 murder of his wife.