West Virginia Judiciary

Opinions of the Supreme Court of Appeals - Fall 2008 Term

Fall 2008 Term Opinion List

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September 2008 Term of Court Opinions
Date Filed Case No. Case Name
12/10/08 34337 SER West Virginia National Auto Ins. v. Bedell, Judge
12/10/08 34216 SER Citifinancial, Inc. v. Hon. John Madden, Judge
12/10/08 34206 River Riders, Inc. v. Hon. Thomas W. Steptoe, et al.
12/12/08 33908 Terra Firma Company v. Robert and Vickie Morgan
12/10/08 33907 Antionette Falls v. Union Drilling, et al.
12/30/08 33907.Dis Antionette Falls v. Union Drilling, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Starher, J.)
12/02/08 33905 & 33906 Lee Ann Hawkins v. Anthony J. Julian, Judge, etc.
11/06/08 33904 Laurie Ann Murphy v. Laura Miller, D.O.
12/03/08 33903 State of West Virginia v. Brian Keith Noll
11/06/08 33901 In Re: The Marriage of Shirley E. Grose v. John R. Grose
11/26/08 33900 Mark Damron v. William Haines, Warden
01/09/09 33900.Con Mark Damron v. William Haines, Warden (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/05/08 33898 Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London v. Pinnoak Resources
12/15/08 33892 Dylan Turner, et al. v. Charles Turner, Sr., et al. and City Hospital
12/30/08 33892.Dis Dylan Turner, et al. v. Charles Turner, Sr., et al. and City Hospital (Dissenting opinion by Starher, J.)
11/05/08 33891 In Re: Tax Assessment of Foster Foundation's Woodlands Retirement
01/09/09 33891.Dis In Re: Tax Assessment of Foster Foundation's Woodlands Retirement (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
12/10/08 33889 Apollo Civic Theatre v. State Tax Commissioner of W. Va.
11/05/08 33882 W. Va. Dept. of Transportation, Division of Highways v. Parkersburg Inn
11/19/08 33878 Choice Lands, LLC v. Nondus Tassen, etc.
12/10/08 33877 Timber Ridge, Inc. v. Hunt Country Asphalt & Paving, LLC
12/12/08 33876 David Hawkins et al. v. West Virginia Dept. of Public Safety, etc.
11/06/08 33875 SER Jane L. Cline, Insurance Commissioner v. Frye, Jr., Judge
12/10/08 33872 Andrew Young v. Pamela Sue McIntyre
11/5/08 33871 SER Prosecuting Attorney of Kanawha Co. v. Bayer Corp.
01/09/09 33871.Con SER Prosecuting Attorney of Kanawha Co. v. Bayer Corp.
12/10/08 33870 State of West Virginia v. Melvin Randall Messer
11/14/08 33869 W. Va. Dept. of Transportation v. Contractor Enterprises, etc.
12/16/08 33869.Dis WV Dept. of Transportation, et al. v. Contractor Enterprises, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, C.J.)
01/09/09 33869.Dis WV Dept. of Transportation, et al. v. Contractor Enterprises, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/06/08 33868 Jeanne Cartwright, etc. v. Carl F. McComas, M. D.
10/10/08 33864 West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Bd. v. Weaver
12/09/08 33863 Matthew Brian Yoak, M. D. v. Marshall University Bd. of Governors
10/14/08 33862 Davis Memorial Hospital v. W. Va. State Tax Commissioner
12/15/08 33861 American Modern Home Insurance Company v. Jeff Corra, et al.
12/30/08 33861.Dis American Modern Home Insurance Company v. Jeff Corra, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
12/02/08 33854 Thomas P. Sturm v. Board of Education of Kanawha County
12/10/08 33851 Committee to Reform Hampshire Co. Government v. Thompson, et al.
11/13/08 33838 O. J. Mayo v. W. Va. Secondary Schools Activities Commission
11/19/08 33834 Paul E. Forshey v. Theodore A. Jackson, M.D.
12/30/08 33834.Dis Paul E. Forshey v. Theodore A. Jackson, M.D. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
01/09/09 33834.Con Paul E. Forshey v. Theodore A. Jackson, M.D. (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
09/26/08 33833 Charles & Kathryn Beahm, et al. v. 7-Eleven, Inc. and Melissa Spinks
12/30/08 33833.Dis Charles & Kathryn Beahm, et al. v. 7-Eleven, Inc. and Melissa Spinks (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
12/10/08 33832 Donald E. Largent v. Zoning Bd. of Appeals for the Town of Paw Paw
12/30/08 33832.Con Donald E. Largent v. Zoning Bd. of Appeals for the Town of Paw Paw (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/07/08 33831 State of West Virginia v. Megan S.
11/14/08 33829 Waco Oil and Gas v. Matthew B. Crum, Director, etc.
12/02/08 33828 State of West Virginia v. Earl Monty Rutherford
12/09/08 33812 In Re: Charleston Gazette FOIA Request
01/09/09 33812.Con In Re: Charleston Gazette FOIA Request (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
12/10/08 33810 Teresa Estep et al. v. Mike Ferrell Ford Lincoln-Mercury, Inc.
01/09/09 33810.Dis Teresa Estep et al. v. Mike Ferrell Ford Lincoln-Mercury, Inc. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
09/30/08 33807 Jason Eastham v. The City of Huntington, etc.
01/09/09 33807.Con Jason Eastham v. The City of Huntington, etc. (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
11/12/08 33806 William T. Smoot, II v. American Electric Power, et al.
11/14/08 33804 State of West Virginia v. Charles Cowley
11/7/08 33731 Steven T. Lowe v. Joseph Cicchirillo
12/30/08 33731.Dis Steven T. Lowe v. Joseph Cicchirillo (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/19/08 33729 In Re: The Marriage of Ralph Burton v. Bonnie Sue Burton
09/26/08 33713 In Re: Samantha S. and Hope S.
12/12/08 33702 Crystal A. Hatfield v. Health Management Associates, et al.
11/06/08 33701 State v. William M. Woodson
11/12/08 33668 Stephen Westley Hatfield v. Howard Painter, Warden
11/19/08 33650 State of West Virginia v. Robert Lee Shingleton
11/05/08 33596 Richard C. Rashid, M.D. v. Muhib S. Tarakji, M.D.
11/06/08 33525 Robert Macek and Lawrence Macek v. Carl Jones, D.O.
09/26/08 33443 Frank A. Savarese v. Allstate Insurance Co., et al.
12/30/08 33443.Dis Frank A. Savarese v. Allstate Insurance Co., et al. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
11/19/08 33378, 33880& 81 Bayer MaterialScience v. State Tax Commissioner, et al.
01/09/09 33378, 33880& 81.Dis Bayer MaterialScience v. State Tax Commissioner, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
09/26/08 33281 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Mark A. Blevins
11/25/08 33069 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. William H. Duty