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Opinions of the Supreme Court of Appeals

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September 2014 Term of Court Opinions and Memorandum Decisions
September 2014 Term of Court Opinions and Memorandum Decisions
Decision Type
Date Filed Case No. Case Name Case Type Decision Type
09/30/2014 12-1172 Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Benjamin F. White L-DISC SO
09/30/2014 13-0614 State of West Virginia v. Mitchell Coles (Concurring opinion by Benjamin, J.) CR-F SEP
09/30/2014 13-0688 Board of Zoning Appeals of the Town of Shepherdstown v. Borys M. Tkacz ADM SO
09/30/2014 13-0926 Jerry N. Black, M.D. v. St. Joseph's Hospital of Buckhannon, Inc. TCR SO
09/30/2014 13-0343 Timothy Cooper v. Lowes Home Centers, Inc. WC MD
09/30/2014 13-0512 Charles P. Day III v. Alcan Rolled Products-Ravenswood, LLC WC MD
09/30/2014 13-0514 Freeda G. Perrine v. Braxton County Board of Education WC MD
09/30/2014 13-0516 Jerry Clay v. James E. Dean WC MD
09/30/2014 13-0517 Chester Brewer v. Bridgeston America's Tire Corporations, LLC WC MD
09/30/2014 13-0521 Carolyn S. Burkhamer v. ATT&T Corporation WC MD
09/30/2014 13-0528 Steven T. Lusk v. W.Va. Office of Insurance Commissioner and The Gilbert Companies, Inc. WC MD
09/30/2014 13-0529 Huntington Alloys Corporation v. James Bowen WC MD
09/30/2014 13-0539 Joanne Montgomery v. H&R Block WC MD
09/29/2014 13-0745 State of West Virginia v. Marcus Patrele McKinley CR-F SO
09/23/2014 14-0279 SER City of Weirton v. Hon. David J. Sims, Judge OJ-P MD
09/22/2014 14-0477 In Re: T.J. JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0515 In Re: J.P. JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0229 In Re: F.T., M.T., C.T. III, A.K, L.K. & A.K. JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0655 In Re: N.V. & R.V. III JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0518 In Re: C.F. JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0492 In Re: W.C. Jr. & A.C. JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0362 In Re: N.J. JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0118 In Re: J.W., K.W. & J.W. JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0416 In Re: B.W. JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0410 In Re: S.P. JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0283 In Re: Z.M., A.M., D.R., T.M. & J.B. JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0228 In Re: J.W., O.S. & K.S. JUV MD
09/22/2014 14-0465 In Re: D.N. JUV MD
09/22/2014 13-1207 State of West Virginia v. John H. CR-F MD
09/22/2014 13-1073 State of West Virginia v. John Matthew Harris CR-F MD
09/22/2014 13-1219 Raymond A. Simms v. Marvin Plumley, Warden CIV-O MD
09/19/2014 14-0120 L.T. and J.T. v. A.S. and P.C. CIV-O MD
09/19/2014 14-0404 Michael Davis v. Marvin Plumley, Warden CIV-O MD
09/19/2014 14-0351 Neil Williams v. Harold McBride, McDowell County Commissioner, et al. CIV-O MD
09/19/2014 14-0231 Roger Lee Smith v. Karen Pszczolkowski, Warden CIV-O MD
09/19/2014 13-1141 & 14-0232 Brandon George Sherrod v. David Ballard, Warden CIV-O MD
09/19/2014 13-1314 Donell D. Lee v. David Ballard, Warden CIV-O MD
09/19/2014 13-1177 State of West Virginia v. Zachery W. CR-F MD
09/19/2014 13-1246 Nadereh Tafreshi Darabi v. Jotwyla Moore TCR MD
09/19/2014 14-0325 State of West Virginia v. Courtney S. Wallace CR-F MD
09/19/2014 13-1006 William Mark Johnson v. David Ballard, Warden CIV-O MD
09/18/2014 13-0806 Mert E. Privett Jr. v. Southeastern Roofing Co. of Pineville WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0805 Colleen Moore v. Cabela's WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0804 Clestene A. Hines-Davidson v. Wheeling Hospital WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0803 David R. Douty v. Ten Mile Coal Co. WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0802 Cordelia Johnson v. Starlight Behavioral Health Services WC MD
09/18/2014 13-1155 Debora L. White v. W. Va. Office of Insurance Commissioner/Weirton Medical Center WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0735 Debora L. White v. W. Va. Office of Insurance Commissioner/Weirton Medical Center WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0637 Huntington Alloys Corp. v. James W. Wolfe WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0599 Chad E. Daniels v. Rockhouse Creek Development WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0552 Pilgrim's Pride Corp. of W. Va. v. Luis Casado Mejia WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0302 Patrick Johnson v. Amfire, LLC WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0289 Blaine A. Kelley v. Newtown Energy, Inc. WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0277 Rescare v. Bonnetta Coeburn WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0274 Vicky L. Anderson v. Marion County Senior Citizens WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0189 Roger D. O'Neal v. International Coal Group WC MD
09/18/2014 12-1523 Andrew Marlow v. W. Va. Office of Insurance Commissioner/Andrew D. Marlow, etc. WC MD
09/18/2014 12-1210 Glenn Tomblin v. Patriot Coal Corp. WC MD
09/18/2014 13-0831 In The Interest Of J.L., Jr. FAM SO
09/18/2014 13-0614 State of West Virginia v. Mitchell Coles CR-F SO
09/18/2014 14-0233 SER W. Va. Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Bd. v. Hon. Christopher D. Chiles OJ-P SO
09/18/2014 13-1111 Douglas Libert v. Joseph Kuhl, Magistrate CR-M MD
09/17/2014 14-0877 SER Natalie E. Tennant, WV Sec. of State v. Ballot Commissioners of Mingo Co. et al. OJ-M SO
09/17/2014 14-0877 SER Natalie E. Tennant, WV Sec. of State v. Ballot Commissioners of Mingo Co. et al. (Concurring Opinion by Benjamin, J.) OJ-M SEP
08/29/2014 14-0425 In Re: L.E. JUV MD
08/29/2014 13-1234 Robert Lindsey, Jr. v. Jim Rubenstein, Commissioner CIV-O MD
08/29/2014 13-0712 State of West Virginia v. Paul E. Carbonneau CR-M MD
08/29/2014 13-0984 State of West Virginia v. Courtney J. Hamon CR-F MD
08/29/2014 13-0935 State of West Virginia v. David Clayton White CR-F MD
08/29/2014 14-0387 In Re: R.B., A.B., A.B. & B.B. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0326 In Re: C.L., K.L., P.L. & C.S. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0318 In Re: N.V. & R.V. III JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0305 In Re: E.S., N.S. & T.S. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0286 In Re: I.V., C.V., E.V. II, D.B. II & G.C. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0255 In Re: F.T., M.T., C.T. III, A.K., L.K. & A.K. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0241 In Re: K.T., B.M., E.M. & E.M. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0230 In Re: K.T., B.M., E.M. & E.M. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0328 In Re: B.M., E.M. & B.M. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0301 In Re: B.S., D.S. & J.S. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0267 In Re: A.M., E.M. & A.K. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0257 In Re: T.B. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0242 In Re: D.L. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0094 In Re: G.R. JUV MD
08/29/2014 13-0684 Freddie Lee Bragg v. David Ballard, Warden CIV-O MD
08/29/2014 13-0648 State of West Virginia v. Ronald Ward CR-F MD
08/29/2014 14-0422 In Re: I.H. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0244 In Re: L.H., L.H. & H.J. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0239 In Re: A.W., D.B., T.D. & M.M. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0302 In Re: G.H., P.H. Jr., K.H. & H.H. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0191 In Re: D.H., K.H., D.H. & T.H. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0190 In Re: D.H., K.H., D.H. & T.H. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0101 In Re: C.H., K.H., S.H. & B.H. JUV MD
08/29/2014 14-0091 In Re: J.F. JUV MD
08/29/2014 13-1191 Thomas Talbert v. David Ballard, Warden CIV-O MD
08/29/2014 13-0397 Max Arbaugh v. David Ballard, Warden CIV-O MD
08/29/2014 14-0268 Irvin Cowgill v. Patrick A. Mirandy, Warden CIV-O MD
08/29/2014 14-0269 Michael L. Corriveau v. W. Va. Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority CIV-O MD
08/29/2014 13-1131 Michael S. Gorbey v. Monongalia County, Jean Friend, Clerk, et al. CIV-O MD
08/29/2014 13-1298 Elliot G. v. David Ballard, Warden CIV-O MD
08/29/2014 13-1306 In Re: A Purported Lien or Claim Against Keith William DeBlasio TCR MD
08/29/2014 14-0009 Edra L. Smiley and Brenda J. Watton v. Norma Jean Sanders, et al. TCR MD
08/29/2014 14-0113 Michael D. Hicks v. David Ballard, Warden CIV-O MD
08/29/2014 13-0726 Shannon B. v. Shawn E. FAM MD