West Virginia Judiciary

Opinions of the Supreme Court of Appeals - Spring 2006 Term

Spring 2006 Term Opinion List

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January 2006 Term of Court Opinions
Date Filed Case No. Case Name
06/14/06 33068 In The Matter Of: Magistrate McCourt, Jr.
06/26/06 33068.Con In The Matter Of: Magistrate McCourt, Jr. (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part, opinion by Albright, J.
06/14/06 33059 SER WV Regional Jail v. Henning, Judge (per curiam order)
06/12/06 33056, 57&58 SER Crist v. Cline, Insurance Commissioner, etc.
06/14/06 33056, 57&58.Con SER Crist v. Cline, Insurance Commissioner, etc. (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
06/16/06 33050 SER Blackhawk Enterprises v. Bloom, Judge
06/29/06 33036 Wetzel Co. Solid Waste v. PSC of West Virginia
06/14/06 33002 SER Johnson v. Reed, Judge
06/15/06 32966 Estate of Tawney v. Columbia Natural Resources
06/29/06 32962 Blethen, et al. v. WV Dept. of Revenue, et al.
06/29/06 32903 SER Shepard v. Holland, Jr., Judge
06/16/06 32902 Hayhurst v. Shepard
06/15/06 32901 Mary R. v. Billy D.
06/08/06 32896 State of West Virginia v. Ricketts
05/18/06 32895 Jenkins v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance
07/11/06 32895.Dis Jenkins v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
05/12/06 32894 Heartland, L.L.C., et al. v. McIntosh Racing Stable
06/13/06 32891 Helton, State Tax Commissioner v. Reed
06/15/06 32891.Con Helton, State Tax Commissioner v. Reed (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
06/30/06 32891.Dis Helton, State Tax Commissioner v. Reed (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
06/29/06 32890 T. Weston, Inc. v. Mineral County, et al.
07/27/06 32890.Dis T. Weston, Inc. v. Mineral County, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
06/16/06 32887 State of West Virginia v. Bolen
06/16/06 32887.Dis State of West Virginia v. Bolen (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
05/24/06 32886 Petry v. Stump, Comm., WV DMV
06/16/06 32885 Investigation of the State Police Crime Laboratory
06/08/06 32877 Richmond v. Levin, M.D.
06/28/06 32877.Dis Richmond v. Levin, M.D. (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
07/27/06 32877.Dis Richmond v. Levin, M.D. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
04/7/06 32876 SER Cicchirillo, Comm. DMV v. Alsop, Judge
02/17/06 32875 SER Games-Neely v. Sanders, Judge
07/12/06 32875.Dis SER Games-Neely v. Sanders, Judge (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
07/18/06 32875.Con SER Games-Neely v. Sanders, Judge (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
06/30/06 32873 State of West Virginia v. Mechling
04/06/06 32872 In Re: Brandon Lee H. S.
06/15/06 32869 Hawkins v. U. S. Sports Association
06/29/06 32868 SER City of Martinsburg v. Sanders, Judge
07/11/06 32868.Dis SER City of Martinsburg v. Sanders, Judge (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
06/16/06 32866 Porter v. Grant County Board of Education
03/31/06 32864 Mayflower Vehicle Systems v. Cheeks & WV Human Rights
05/12/06 32862&63 Bender v. Glendenning, Jr., etc.
05/16/06 32862&63.Dis Bender v. Glendenning, Jr., etc. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
06/22/06 32862&63.Dis Bender v. Glendenning, Jr., etc. (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
07/11/06 32862&63.Con Bender v. Glendenning, Jr., etc. (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
05/24/06 32860 State of West Virginia v. McCoy, Jr.
05/12/06 32859 David v. Commissioner of the WV Division of Motor Vehicles
06/30/06 32859.Dis David v. Commissioner of the WV Division of Motor Vehicles (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
07/31/06 32859.Con David v. Commissioner of the WV Division of Motor Vehicles (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
05/12/06 32858 Davey v. Estate of William H. Haggerty, et als.
07/27/06 32858.Con Davey v. Estate of William H. Haggerty, et als. (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
05/12/06 32856 Merrill v. WV Dept. of Health and Human Resources
05/12/06 32856.Dis Merrill v. WV Dept. of Health and Human Resources (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
06/26/06 32855 State of West Virginia v. Inscore
03/31/06 32853 Roy v. D'Amato, D.O.
03/16/06 32852 In Re: The Marriage of Kathy M. Sloan v. Edward W. Sloan
07/12/06 32852.Dis In Re: The Marriage of Kathy M. Sloan v. Edward W. Sloan
04/11/06 32851 Pritt, et al. v. West Virginia Division of Corrections
06/09/06 32850 Mayhorn v. WV Consolidated Public Retirement
6/14/06 32849 WV Consolidated Public Retirement v. Carter
03/17/06 32844 Haines v. Kimble
03/24/06 32844.Dis Haines v. Kimble
05/24/06 32843 Crouch v. WV Division of Motor Vehicles
05/18/06 32842> Loyal Order of Moose v. State Tax Commissioner
07/11/06 32842.Dis Loyal Order of Moose v. State Tax Commissioner
07/05/2006 32787 Gauze v. Reed, et al.
07/11/06 32787.Con Gauze v. Reed, et al.
02/17/06 32786 State of West Virginia v. Frye
05/12/06 32785 Cottrill (Now Fagan) v. Cottrill
06/08/06 32784 Pethel v. McBride, Warden
07/12/06 32784.Dis Pethel v. McBride, Warden (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
07/18/06 32784.Con Pethel v. McBride, Warden (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
02/17/06 32783 Kanawha County Board of Education v. Sloan
07/19/06 32783.Con Kanawha County Board of Education v. Sloan (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part, opinion by Benjamin, J.)
02/17/06 32781 The Hardwood Group v. LaRocco
05/11/06 32781.Con The Hardwood Group v. LaRocco (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
03/31/06 32780 Maplewood Estates Homeowners v. Putnam County Planning
02/21/06 32779 Heldreth v. Rahimian, etc.
02/22/06 32779.Con Heldreth v. Rahimian, etc. (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
06/22/06 32779.Con Heldreth v. Rahimian, etc. (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part, opinion by Maynard, J.)
07/27/06 32779.Con Heldreth v. Rahimian, etc. (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
06/8/06 32778 Bias v. Eastern Associated Coal
06/23/06 32778.Con Bias v. Eastern Associated Coal (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part, opinion by Albright, J.)
07/13/06 32778.Dis Bias v. Eastern Associated Coal (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
07/18/06 32778.Con Bias v. Eastern Associated Coal (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
02/21/06 32771 In Re: Bobby Lee B.
03/16/06 32770 Farley v. Shook, D.P.M., et al.
06/26/06 32769 Mathena, et al. v. Haines, Warden
06/28/06 32769.Con Mathena, et al. v. Haines, Warden (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part, opinion by Maynard, J.)
04/11/06 32768 SER Gordon v. McBride, Warden
01/27/06 32767 Snider v. Fox, Warden
03/30/06 32765 Nutter v. Nutter
05/12/06 32763 Donahoe v. Donahoe
03/31/06 32762 Alden v. Harpers Ferry Police Civil Service Comm.
06/29/06 32761 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Simmons
05/12/06 32754 Philyaw v. Eastern Associated Coal Corp.
07/12/06 32754.Dis Philyaw v. Eastern Associated Coal Corp. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
07/18/06 32754.Con Philyaw v. Eastern Associated Coal Corp. (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
06/29/06 32751 Morris v. Crown Equipment, et al.
06/30/06 32751.Dis Morris v. Crown Equipment, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
07/12/06 32751.Con Morris v. Crown Equipment, et al. (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
07/11/06 32751.Con Morris v. Crown Equipment, et al. (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
03/02/06 32726 Christine McConaha, etc. v. Ethel Isabelle Rust, etc.
04/12/06 32725 Gloria Banks v. Paul White Chevrolet
05/10/06 32725.Con Gloria Banks v. Paul White Chevrolet (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
02/17/06 32722 In the Matters of: Megan B., Amber G. B., William Z. Q. B., etc.
06/29/06 32554 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Losch
06/15/06 31871 Johnson v. Killmer, M.D., etc.
06/15/06 31794 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Ball
06/30/06 31767 Community Antenna v. PSC of West Virginia, et al.
05/25/06 31734 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Post
06/08/06 25321 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. McCorkle