West Virginia Judiciary

Opinions of the Supreme Court of Appeals - Fall 2007 Term

Fall 2007 Term Opinion List

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Fall 2007 Term of Court Opinions
Date Filed Case No. Case Name
11/20/07 33500 SER Jefferson Co. Bd. of Zoning v. Wilkes, Judge, etc.
11/08/07 33499 SER Lynn A. Nelson v. Andrew N. Frye, Jr., Judge
10/26/07 33454, etc. SER City of Charles Town v. County Comm. of Jefferson
11/06/07 33454.Con SER City of Charles Town v. County Comm. of Jefferson (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
12/04/07 33454.Con SER City of Charles Town v. County Comm. of Jefferson (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
12/19/07 33454.Con SER City of Charles Town v. County Comm. of Jefferson (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
10/30/07 33444.Con State ex rel. Terron Godfrey v. Rowe (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
10/16/07 33444 State ex rel. Terron Godfrey v. Rowe
11/08/07 33383 SER Lambert Turner Jones, II v. Arthur M. Recht, Judge, etc.
11/26/07 33383.Con SER Lambert Turner Jones, II v. Arthur M. Recht, Judge, etc. (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part opinion by Davis, C.J.)
12/19/07 33383.Con SER Lambert Turner Jones, II v. Arthur M. Recht, Judge, etc. (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/15/07 33380 SER Chemtall Inc., et al. v. Madden, Judge, etc.
12/19/07 33380.Con SER Chemtall Inc., et al. v. Madden, Judge, etc. (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part opinion by Benjamin, J.)
10/25/07 33355 Colgan Air v. WV Human Rights & Rao Zahid Khan
11/21/07 33355.Con Colgan Air v. WV Human Rights & Rao Zahid Khan (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part opinion by Albright, J.)
12/06/07 33355.Con Colgan Air v. WV Human Rights & Rao Zahid Khan Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/21/07 33354 Joseph W. Brown v. City of Fairmont, et al.
11/21/07 33350 Hugh M. Caperton v. A. T. Massey Coal, et al.
11/21/07 33350.Dis Hugh M. Caperton v. A. T. Massey Coal, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/21/07 33350.Dis Hugh M. Caperton v. A. T. Massey Coal, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
12/20/07 33350.Con Hugh M. Caperton v. A. T. Massey Coal, et al. (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/08/07 33348 Robert J. Helfer v. Carol A. Helfer
11/21/07 33347 SER Regional Jail v. County Commission of Cabell County
11/21/07 33347.Con SER Regional Jail v. County Commission of Cabell County (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/21/07 33346 T & R Trucking v. Rick Maynard, etc.
11/08/07 33345 Edward W. Cantley, Sr., et al. v. Lincoln County Commission
11/09/07 33341 Morton v. Unknown Heirs of Ernest M. Van Camp, et al.
11/28/07 33341.Dis Morton v. Unknown Heirs of Ernest M. Van Camp, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
10/25/07 33340 State of West Virginia v. William Mills, Jr.
11/21/07 33339 Nancy Parker, Trustee v. Estate of Hartford E. Bealer, etc.
11/08/07 33337 Mary H. Wetzel v. Employers Service Corporation of WV
11/08/07 33337.Dis Mary H. Wetzel v. Employers Service Corporation of WV (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
11/09/07 33337.Dis Mary H. Wetzel v. Employers Service Corporation of WV (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
12/05/07 33337.Con Mary H. Wetzel v. Employers Service Corporation of WV (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
11/20/07 33335 Allison J. Riggs, etc. v. W. Va. University Hospitals, Inc.
12/26/07 33335.Dis Allison J. Riggs, etc. v. W. Va. University Hospitals, Inc. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/28/07 33335.Dis Allison J. Riggs, etc. v. W. Va. University Hospitals, Inc. (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
1/3/08 33335.Con Allison J. Riggs, etc. v. W. Va. University Hospitals, Inc. (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
10/25/07 33334 In Re: Visitation and Custody of Senturi N. S. V.
11/08/07 33333 A. E. Landis v. Georganne Banning Landis
11/21/07 33332 SER W. Va. Dept. of Health and Human Resources v. Varney
12/26/07 33326.Con Mark Roberts v. West Virginia American Water, et al. (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/08/07 33326 Mark Roberts v. West Virginia American Water, et al.
11/21/07 33325 Brian M. Powell v. Steven L. Paine, State Superintendent etc.
12/06/07 33325.Con Brian M. Powell v. Steven L. Paine, State Superintendent etc. (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
12/19/07 33325.Con Brian M. Powell v. Steven L. Paine, State Superintendent etc. (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/08/07 33324 State of West Virginia v. Jonathon Freemont Ray
11/28/07 33324.Con State of West Virginia v. Jonathon Freemont Ray (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
11/19/07 33323 State of West Virginia v. Eric Allen Foster
11/21/07 33322 SER Shane Shelton v. Howard Painter, Warden
12/20/07 33322.Con SER Shane Shelton v. Howard Painter, Warden (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part opinion by Benjamin, J.)
10/25/07 33317 In Re: Cesar L.
10/25/07 33317.Con In Re: Cesar L. (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
10/25/07 33317.Con In Re: Cesar L. (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part opinion by Albright, J.)
11/21/07 33314 State of West Virginia v. David Farris
12/20/07 33314.Dis State of West Virginia v. David Farris (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/08/07 33313 Esther Gibson v. Little General Stores, Inc.
11/08/07 33312 Angela Adkins v. Christopher Adkins
11/21/07 33311 Gray Colin Kelley, II v. City of Williamson, et al.
11/21/07 33311.Dis Gray Colin Kelley, II v. City of Williamson, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Davis, C.J.)
11/08/07 33310 Collett L. Keefer, II v. Angela Mae Ferrell, etc.
12/06/07 33310.Con Collett L. Keefer, II v. Angela Mae Ferrell, etc. (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
12/19/07 33310.Dis Collett L. Keefer, II v. Angela Mae Ferrell, etc. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/20/07 33309 Highmark West Virginia v. Sharooz S. Jamie, M.D.
11/08/07 33308 Jonathan Brian Walker v. Tara C. Sharma, M.D.
11/16/07 33308.Dis Jonathan Brian Walker v. Tara C. Sharma, M.D. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/26/07 33308.Con Jonathan Brian Walker v. Tara C. Sharma, M.D. (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
11/15/07 33307 Charles B. Zirkle v. Elkins Road Public Service District
10/12/07 33304 State of West Virginia v. Richard Allen Haines
10/30/07 33303 SER Baker v. Bolyard, Director, Div. of Motor Vehicles
12/04/07 33303.Dis SER Baker v. Bolyard, Director, Div. of Motor Vehicles (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/20/07 33301 Sandra Lynn Foster(now Lilly) v. James Tyrone Foster
10/30/07 33300 State of West Virginia v. Kenneth Ray Collins
10/26/07 33299 State of West Virginia v. Daniel B. Bingman
10/29/07 33299.Dis State of West Virginia v. Daniel B. Bingman (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
11/21/07 33298 State of West Virginia v. Danny L. Cecil
10/12/07 33297 State of West Virginia v. Thomas Joseph MacPhee
11/09/07 33295&33302 Bernard J. Folio and Grandeotto, Inc. v. City of Clarksburg
11/15/07 33295&33302.Dis Bernard J. Folio and Grandeotto, Inc. v. City of Clarksburg (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/08/07 33291 Yvonne and Kermit Reed v. Walter Jason Orme
11/28/07 33291.Con Yvonne and Kermit Reed v. Walter Jason Orme (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
12/06/07 33291.Dis Yvonne and Kermit Reed v. Walter Jason Orme (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
12/13/07 33291.Con Yvonne and Kermit Reed v. Walter Jason Orme (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
11/08/07 33289&90 State of West Virginia v. Kenneth Bookheimer, etc.
12/05/07 33289&90.Dis State of West Virginia v. Kenneth Bookheimer, etc. (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
12/11/07 33289&90.Con State of West Virginia v. Kenneth Bookheimer, etc. (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
12/19/07 33289&90.Dis State of West Virginia v. Kenneth Bookheimer, etc. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
10/12/07 33287 Debbie Plumley v. WVDHHR/Office of Health Facility, etc.
12/06/07 33287.Dis Debbie Plumley v. WVDHHR/Office of Health Facility, etc. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
12/12/07 33287.Con Debbie Plumley v. WVDHHR/Office of Health Facility, etc. (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
12/10/07 33287.Dis Debbie Plumley v. WVDHHR/Office of Health Facility, etc. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/09/07 33286 Preussag International Steel v. March-Westin Co.
10/26/07 33285 SER Strum v. Swanson, et al.
11/21/07 33284 Clinton San Francisco v. Wendy's International
11/26/07 33284.Con Clinton San Francisco v. Wendy's International (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
12/19/07 33284.Dis Clinton San Francisco v. Wendy's International (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/21/07 33246 American Canadian Expeditions v. Gauley River Corp.
11/09/07 33244 SER Frederico Hatcher v. Thomas McBride, Warden
10/26/07 32980 Washington v. Washington
12/26/07 33224.Con Donna Joan Blankenship v. Ethicon, Inc., etc. (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
10/12/07 33224 Donna Joan Blankenship v. Ethicon, Inc., etc.
11/21/07 33214 SER Jeanette Packard v. Hon. Roger L. Perry, Judge
10/12/07 33199 Christopher Lee Davis v. Thomas McBride, etc.
10/30/07 33188 State of West Virginia v. David Nelson
11/05/07 33188.Dis State of West Virginia v. David Nelson (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
12/04/07 33188.Con State of West Virginia v. David Nelson (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/21/07 33132 Charles Canterbury v. William R. Laird, IV, Sheriff
11/09/07 33067 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Candace K. Calhoun
10/12/07 32163, 33296 Amanda A. Frymier v. Higher Education Policy Commission, etc.
12/05/07 32163, 33296.Con Amanda A. Frymier v. Higher Education Policy Commission, etc. (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
11/19/07 32163, 33296.Dis Amanda A. Frymier v. Higher Education Policy Commission, etc. (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)