West Virginia Judiciary

Opinions of the Supreme Court of Appeals - Spring 2007 Term

Spring 2007 Term Opinion List

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January 2007 Term of Court Opinions
Date Filed Case No. Case Name
06/06/07 33336 In the Matter of: Magistrate Cruickshanks
06/29/07 33336.Con In the Matter of: Magistrate Cruickshanks (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
06/27/07 33336.Con In the Matter of: Magistrate Cruickshanks (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part, opinion by Albright, J.)
06/06/07 33327 SER Sergent v. Nibert, Judge
07/03/07 33283 WV Mandatory Continuing Legal Ed. v. Barie, et al.
06/07/07 33247 State of West Virginia v. Hosby
06/13/07 33245 Hudkins v. WV Consolidated Public Retirement
06/13/07 33243 Lontz v. Tharp, et al.
6/27/07 33243.Dis Lontz v. Tharp, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
6/27/07 33242 Zaleski, M.D. v. W. Va. Physicians' Mutual
06/13/07 33226 In Re: Marriage of Misty D. G. v. Rodney L. F.
06/7/07 33225 Walker v. Option One Mortgage
06/18/07 33225.Dis Walker v. Option One Mortgage (Dissenting opinion by Davis, C.J.)
06/06/07 33223 State of West Virginia v. Cummings
06/29/07 33223.Con State of West Virginia v. Cummings (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
06/27/07 33223.Dis State of West Virginia v. Cummings (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
06/06/07 33222 State of West Virginia v. Mongold
06/29/07 33222.Con State of West Virginia v. Mongold (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
06/6/07 33220 Moten v. Stump, Commissioner of W.Va. DMV
06/15/07 33220.Con Moten v. Stump, Commissioner of W.Va. DMV (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
06/06/07 33218 Black v. CSX Transportation
07/25/07 33218.Dis Black v. CSX Transportation (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
08/08/07 33218.Con Black v. CSX Transportation (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
05/10/07 33216 United Bank, et al. v. Stone Gate Homeowners
06/07/07 33215 Kominar v. Health Management Assoc. of W. Va.
06/28/07 33215.Con Kominar v. Health Management Assoc. of W. Va. (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
02/22/07 33213 SER McCourt v. Alsop, Judge
03/07/07 33213.Con SER McCourt v. Alsop, Judge (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
06/27/07 33211 SER Johnson & Johnson v. Karl, Judge
06/29/07 33211.Con SER Johnson & Johnson v. Karl, Judge (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
06/27/07 33211.Dis SER Johnson & Johnson v. Karl, Judge (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
06/27/07 33211.Con SER Johnson & Johnson v. Karl, Judge (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
06/28/07 33210 SER Darling v. McGraw, Attorney General
06/28/07 33210.Con SER Darling v. McGraw, Attorney General (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part, opinion by Albright, J.)
06/7/07 33209 SER Erie Insurance v. Mazzone, Judge
06/29/07 33209.Con SER Erie Insurance v. Mazzone, Judge (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
07/25/07 33209.Con SER Erie Insurance v. Mazzone, Judge (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
05/24/07 33208 WVU Board of Governors v. WV Higher Education
04/19/07 33207 Brooks v. Galen of West Virginia, et al.
05/11/07 33206 State of West Virginia v. Thompson
05/24/07 33205 Motto, et al. v. CSX Transportation
05/24/07 33205.Con Motto, et al. v. CSX Transportation (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part, opinion by Albright, J.)
06/29/07 33205.Dis Motto, et al. v. CSX Transportation (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
02/15/07 33203 State ex rel. Gibson v. Hrko, Judge, et al.
02/15/07 33203.Con State ex rel. Gibson v. Hrko, Judge, et al. (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
04/27/07 33203.Dis SER Gibson v. Hrko, Judge (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
06/08/07 33201 Burch, et al. v. Nedpower Mount Storm LLC
07/27/07 33201.Dis Burch, et al. v. Nedpower Mount Storm LLC (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
02/21/07 33200 State of West Virginia v. Green
05/17/07 33198 State of West Virginia v. Jett
06/28/07 33194 Phillips v. Larry's Drive-In Pharmacy
06/28/07 33194.Con Phillips v. Larry's Drive-In Pharmacy (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
06/05/07 33193 State of West Virginia v. Murray
06/08/07 33193.Dis State of West Virginia v. Murray (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
06/29/07 33193.Dis State of West Virginia v. Murray (Dissenting opinion by Davis, C.J.)
07/25/07 33193.Con State of West Virginia v. Murray (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
05/25/07 33192 General Motors v. D.C. Wrecker Service
04/05/07 33191 State of West Virginia v. Wade Davis
06/08/07 33191.Dis State of West Virginia v. Wade Davis (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
07/25/07 33191.Dis State of West Virginia v. Wade Davis (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
05/17/07 33190 Worley v. Beckley Mechanical, Inc., et al.
06/12/07 33190.Con Worley v. Beckley Mechanical, Inc., et al. (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
06/22/07 33190.Con Worley v. Beckley Mechanical, Inc., et al. (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
07/27/07 33190.Dis Worley v. Beckley Mechanical, Inc., et al. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
05/21/07 33189 Estate of Alexia Sheree Fout-Iser v. Hahn, M.D., et al.
05/21/07 33189.Dis Estate of Alexia Sheree Fout-Iser v. Hahn, M.D., et al. (Dissenting opinion by Davis, C.J.)
05/11/07 33187 Chapman v. Catron
05/11/07 33185 Shortt v. Damron
04/05/07 33184 Schrader Byrd & Companion v. Marks, et al.
05/01/07 33184.Dis Schrader Byrd & Companion v. Marks, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
07/27/07 33184.Dis Schrader Byrd & Companion v. Marks, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
07/30/0733184.Con Schrader Byrd & Companion v. Marks, et al. (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
05/15/07 33183 Kyle v. Dana Transport, Inc.
06/12/07 33183.Con Kyle v. Dana Transport, Inc. (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
06/11/07 33183.Con Kyle v. Dana Transport, Inc. (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
04/10/07 33182 Antolini, et al. v. WV Div. of Natural Resources
05/17/07 33179 Jenkins v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
05/21/07 33179.Con Jenkins v. CSX Transportation, Inc. (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
06/29/07 33179.Dis Jenkins v. CSX Transportation, Inc. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
05/11/07 33176 Hartley Hill Hunt Club v. Co. Comm. of Ritchie Co.
06/13/07 33171 State of West Virginia v. Julian R. Smith
06/27/07 33171.Dis State of West Virginia v. Julian R. Smith (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
06/28/07 33171.Con State of West Virginia v. Julian R. Smith (Concurring opinion by Albright, J.)
04/06/07 33159 Truman v. Auxier
04/13/07 33156 Smith v. Bradley
02/21/07 33134 In Re: Austin G. and Breona R. 
04/19/07 33131 Opha L. Keith Estate v. Keith
03/01/07 33107 Hamrick, Jr., M.D. v. Charleston Area Medical Center
04/19/07 33105 State of West Virginia v. Merritt
04/19/07 33103 SER Humphries v. McBride, Warden
06/29/07 33103.Con SER Humphries v. McBride, Warden (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
02/15/07 33102 Barbina v. Curry, et al.
06/27/07 33100&33101 SER Daye v. McBride, Warden
03/20/07 33098 Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Niggemyer
05/15/07 33097 State of West Virginia v. Thompson, Jr.
06/06/07 33096 Kessel, M.D. v. Monongalia County General Hosp.
06/29/07 33096.Dis Kessel, M.D. v. Monongalia County General Hosp. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
02/21/07 33091 Strahin v. Sullivan, et al.
06/29/07 33091.Dis Strahin v. Sullivan, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
07/12/07 33091.Dis Strahin v. Sullivan, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
07/19/07 33091.Con Strahin v. Sullivan, et al. (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J.)
07/25/07 33091.Con Strahin v. Sullivan, et al. (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.)
05/25/07 33080 Mace v. Ford Motor Co., et al.
02/28/07 33073 State of West Virginia v. Eddie Mullens
02/28/07 33073.Dis State of West Virginia v. Eddie Mullens (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
04/13/07 33073.Dis State of West Virginia v. Eddie Mullens (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)
04/06/07 33039 State of West Virginia v. Anthony Ray Whitt
04/10/07 33039.Dis State of West Virginia v. Anthony Ray Whitt (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
05/24/07 33038 Jackson v. Putnam County Board of Education
06/29/07 33038.Con Jackson v. Putnam County Board of Education (Concurring opinion by Davis, C.J., joined by Maynard, J.)
06/27/07 33038.Dis Jackson v. Putnam County Board of Education (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
04/05/07 33037 State of West Virginia v. Valerie Whittaker
05/15/07 33037.Dis State of West Virginia v. Valerie Whittaker (Dissenting opinion by Albright, J.)
06/11/07 33037.Dis State of West Virginia v. Valerie Whittaker (Dissenting opinion by Starcher, J.)
06/29/07 33037.Con State of West Virginia v. Valerie Whittaker (Concurring opinion by Maynard, J.)
02/15/07 32974 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. King
06/28/07 32844 Haines v. Kimble
06/28/07 32844.Dis Haines v. Kimble (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
02/15/07 32773 State of West Virginia v. Waugh
05/10/07 31765 State of West Virginia v. Youngblood, Jr.
06/12/07 31765.Con State of West Virginia v. Youngblood, Jr. (Concurring opinion by Starcher, J.)
06/27/07 31765.Dis State of West Virginia v. Youngblood, Jr. (Dissenting opinion by Maynard, J.)
05/15/07 31765.Dis State of West Virginia v. Youngblood, Jr. (Dissenting opinion by Benjamin, J.)