West Virginia Judiciary

Supreme Court of Appeals Argument Docket

Tuesday, Febuary 13, 2018


Rule 20 argument - 10:00 a.m.


Danny Hundley v. Michael Martin, Acting Warden, No. 16-1111 - Petitioner appeals the circuit court’s order denying his petition for writ of habeas corpus in this civil matter.

Rule 19 argument


Robert Hitzelberger v. Mike Ross, Inc., No. 17-0325 - Petitioner appeals the grant of summary judgment to respondent related to respondent’s purchase of oil and gas interests in a 2001 delinquent tax sale.

L&D Investments, Inc., et al. v. Mike Ross, Inc., No. 17-0432 - Petitioners appeal the grant of summary judgment to respondent and the denial of their motion to alter or amend that judgment related to respondent’s purchase of oil and gas interests in a 2001 delinquent tax sale. Petitioner L&D Investments, Inc. also contends that the circuit court erroneously concluded that its claims against Antero Resources Corporation were moot and/or failed to rule on L&D’s motion for summary judgment against Antero related to the pooling of resources.

Tri-State Petroleum, et al. v. Kevin P. Coyne , 17-0009 - Petitioners appeal the December 7, 2016, final judgment order of the Circuit Court of Ohio County that, following a jury trial, entered judgment in favor of Respondent Kevin P. Coyne in the amount of $3,233,911; attorney’s fees in the amount of $1,517,996.40; prejudgment interest in the amount of $959,452.46; and costs in the amount of $18,158.08.

Terri Smith and Kenneth Smith v. Robert Gebhardt, et al. , No. 17-0206 - Petitioners appeal the February 3, 2017, order of the Circuit Court of Ohio County that dismissed their action for breach of contract and negligent construction against Respondents Robert Todd Gebhardt, Michael Coyne, and Triple S & D, Inc., as a sanction for alleged repeated litigation misconduct and spoliation of evidence.

  • Circuit Court Order
  • Petitioner's Brief
  • Respondent's Brief - Michael Coyne & Triple S & D
  • Respondent's Brief - Robert Todd Gebhardt
  • Reply to Brief of Michael Coyne & Triple S & D
  • Reply to Brief of Robert Todd Gebhardt
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