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West Virginia Judiciary

Opinions and Memo Decisions of the Supreme Court of Appeals

Current Term Opinion List

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Current Term of Court Opinions and Memorandum Decisions
Current Term of Court Opinions and Memorandum Decisions
Decision Type
Date Filed Case No. Case Name Case Type Decision Type
02/21/2017 16-0881 In Re: N.C. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0864 In Re: H.N., B.N.-1, B.N.-2., and M.N. Jr. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0851 In Re: J.F., L.F., and A.F. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0821 In Re: E.S., N.S., S.S., and R.S. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0796 In Re: J.F.-1, L.F. and A.F. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0772 In Re: C.S. and N.S. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0732 In Re: J.M. Jr. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0731 In Re: C.B. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0691 In Re: J.M. Jr. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0730 In Re: E.S. and D.S. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0611 In Re: K.R., B.R. and J.M. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0509 In Re: J.C. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0473 In Re: C.A. and R.A. JUV MD
02/21/2017 16-0355 State of West Virginia v. Zachary Thomas CR-F MD
02/21/2017 16-0321 Steven Louk v. Board of Education of County of Braxton ADM MD
02/21/2017 16-0261 James L. v. Carrie L. FAM MD
02/21/2017 16-0237 State of West Virginia v. Eric Corder CR-F MD
02/21/2017 16-0123 Heather Stewart v. Lincoln County Board of Education ADM MD
02/21/2017 16-0045 Charles E. v. David Ballard, Warden POST MD
02/21/2017 15-1221 State of West Virginia v. William P. Allen CR-F MD
02/21/2017 15-1189 William G. v. David Ballard, Warden POST MD
02/21/2017 15-1119 State of West Virginia v. Earl Edwin Ross II CR-F MD
02/21/2017 15-1039 State of West Virginia v. William T. Redman III CR-F MD
02/21/2017 15-1034 Mark Lynn J. v. David Ballard, Warden POST MD
02/21/2017 15-0947 State of West Virginia v. Edward James Perod CR-F MD
02/21/2017 16-0148 Dennis Gale Hubbard v. Ralph Terry, Warden POST MD
02/17/2017 16-0677 & 16-0723 State of West Virginia v. J.E and State of West Virginia v. Z.M. (Concurring opinion by Walker, J.) CERQ SEP
02/17/2017 16-0407 Kerra Layne v. Kanawha County Board of Education ADM MD
02/17/2017 16-0344 SER Brandon Willis v. City of Kenova TCR MD
02/17/2017 16-0342 David Burdette v. Shirley Skeens TCR MD
02/17/2017 16-0338 BRG Associates v. Larry Hess, Assessor of Berkley County TAX MD
02/17/2017 16-0260 & 16-0503 Robert D. Copen v. David Ballard, Warden POST MD
02/17/2017 16-0253 State of West Virginia v. Jeffrey Eisenbeiss CR-F MD
02/17/2017 16-0214 Barry W. v. David Ballard, Warden POST MD
02/17/2017 16-0133 James Louis DeGasperin v. David Ballard, Warden POST MD
02/17/2017 16-0125 State of West Virginia v. Karl Halstead CR-F MD
02/17/2017 16-0117 Thomas F. Basile v. The Calwell Practice, LLC, et al. TCR MD
02/17/2017 16-0022 Kurt M. Ray v. Karen Pszczolkowski, Warden POST MD
02/14/2017 16-0677 & 16-0723 State of West Virginia v. J.E and State of West Virginia v. Z.M. CERQ SO
02/14/2017 16-0677 & 16-0723 State of West Virginia v. J.E and State of West Virginia v. Z.M. (Dissenting, in part, and concurring, in part opinion by Loughry, C.J.) CERQ SEP
02/14/2017 15-1148 Joyce E. Minnich, Executrix v. MedExpress Urgent Care, Inc. - West Virginia (Dissenting opinion by Davis, J.) TCR SEP
02/13/2017 16-0884 State of W.Va. ex rel. Erie Insurance Property & Casualty v. Hon. David W. Nibert, et al. OJ-P MD
02/09/2017 16-0670 In the Matter Of: The Hon. Stephen O. Callaghan, Judge-Elect of the 28th Circuit (Concurring, in part, and dissenting, in part, opinion by Matish, Judge) J-DISC SEP
02/09/2017 16-0670 In the Matter Of: The Hon. Stephen O. Callaghan, Judge-Elect of the 28th Circuit J-DISC SO
02/09/2017 16-0209 West Virginia CVS Pharmacy, LLC, et al. v. McDowell Pharmacy, Inc., et al. TCR SO
02/09/2017 15-1223 Tony Coffman, et al. v. Nicholas County Commission, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Ketchum, J.) TCR SEP
02/09/2017 15-1223 Tony Coffman, et al. v. Nicholas County Commission, et al. (Concurring opinion by Workman, J.) TCR SEP
02/09/2017 15-1223 Tony Coffman, et al. v. Nicholas County Commission, et al. TCR SO
02/09/2017 15-1148 Joyce E. Minnich, Executrix v. MedExpress Urgent Care, Inc. - West Virginia TCR SO
02/08/2017 16-0095 In Re: Involuntary Hospitalization of T.O. CIV-O SO
02/08/2017 16-0931 State of W.Va. ex rel. J.E.H.G. v. Hon. Todd Kaufman, et al. OJ-P MD
02/03/2017 16-0020 John Arnold v. Murray American Energy WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0035 John W. Richmond v. Summers County Board of Education WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0039 Gary L. Franks v. L & M Fire Protection, LLC WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0040 Bonnie K. Maynard v. Kroger Limited Partnership I WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0101 David Mills v. Alpha Natural Resources WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0105 Candy Workman v. Sundance Services Corp. WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0108 Charles Morris v. Fayette County Board of Education WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0161 George F. Butcher v. W. Va. Ofc. of Ins. Comm./A.C. Dellovade, Inc. WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0162 Charles Shope v. Huntington Alloys Corp. WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0171 Gene Fowler Jr. v. Brand Services, Inc. WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0177 John Williams Jr. v. Arcelormittal USA XBM Princeton Division WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0179 Frederick G. Stollings v. Apogee Coal Co. WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0180 Pro Nursing & Health Services v. Aricia L. Blake WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0170 Theodore B. Stuart v. West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0185 Scott A. Collins v. Murray American Energy WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0186 Jennifer Johns v. Thomas Health Systems, Inc. WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0187 Jennifer Johns v. Thomas Health Systems, Inc. WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0188 Jamie Burcham v. City of Huntington WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0189 Jamie Burcham v. City of Huntington WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0190 William S. Plumley v. Essroc Ready Mix WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0192 Michael Harmon v. Globe Specialty Metals WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0233 Donald R. Fearer v. Monongalia County Commission WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0234 Joyce Wilson, Widow v. Island Creek Coal Co. WC MD
02/03/2017 16-0236 George Toler v. Argus Energy WV WC MD
01/27/2017 16-0619 George Papandreas, et al. v. Willian Kawecki, et al. CR-O MD
01/27/2017 16-0357 State of West Virginia v. Wayne Dubuque CR-F MD
01/27/2017 16-0345 State of West Virginia v. Billy W. CR-F MD
01/27/2017 16-0200 In Re: R.M., An Alleged Protected Person FAM MD
01/27/2017 16-0090 & 16-0092 E.B. v. W. Va. Regional Jail and Correctional Authority, etc. TCR MD
01/27/2017 16-0088 State of West Virginia v. Heney W.J. CR-F MD
01/27/2017 16-0071 State of West Virginia v. Mark Alan Moran CR-F MD
01/27/2017 15-1196 State of West Virginia v. Mishell Rose Fidler CR-F MD
01/26/2017 15-0691 W. Va. State Police, Corporal R.D. Eshbaugh, et al. v. Victoria Hughes, Administratrix TCR SO
01/26/2017 15-1139 David Earl Bowyer v. Deborah L. Wyckoff, et al. TCR SO
01/26/2017 15-0972 Gary D. and Barbara M. Hoke v. Board of Education of the County of Monroe ADM MD
01/20/2017 16-0201 Phillip Reese Bush v. David Ballard, Warden POST MD
01/20/2017 16-0198 Rossi A. Gray, Jr. v. David Ballard, Warden POST MD
01/20/2017 15-0851 Drenda Auvil v. Most Reverend Michael J. Bransfield, Bishop, etc. TCR MD
01/20/2017 16-0212 Judith T. v. Andrea D., Steven T., and Defendant Doe CIV-O MD
01/20/2017 16-0152 R.L. v. P.H. FAM MD
01/19/2017 15-0878 & 15-0894 State of West Virginia v. Rashaun R. Boyd and Christopher R. Wyche CR-F SO
01/19/2017 16-0069 DWG Oil & Gas Acquistions v. Southern Country Farms, et al. TCR SO
01/19/2017 15-1147 Patricia S. Reed, Comm. Dept. of Motor Vehicles v. Benjamin J. McGrath Davis, J. Concurring Loughry, C.J. Dissenting ADM MD
01/09/2017 16-0810 In Re: C.D. JUV MD
01/09/2017 16-0650 In Re: P.B. JUV MD
01/09/2017 16-0624 In Re: Z.H. and N.H. JUV MD
01/09/2017 16-0364 & 16-0654 In Re: J.P. JUV MD
01/09/2017 16-0278 State of West Virginia v. Londa Mae Hogue CR-F MD
01/09/2017 16-0206 Charles L. Pearcy IV v. Karen Pszczolkowski, Warden CIV-O MD
01/09/2017 16-0126 Deborah A. Phipps v. Lori Nohe, Warden CIV-O MD
01/09/2017 16-0086 State of West Virginia v. Nathaniel Showalter CR-F MD
01/09/2017 15-1117 State of West Virginia v. Joshua McCoy CR-F MD
01/09/2017 15-0849 Jack V. v. Ralph Terry, Warden CIV-O MD
01/09/2017 15-0985 State of West Virginia v. Jackie S. CR-F MD
01/06/2017 16-0414 State of West Virginia v. Humane Society of Raleigh County TCR MD
01/06/2017 16-0292 & 16-0400 &
16-0238
Mitchell Brozik and MB Security v. Betty Parmer, etc. TCR MD
01/06/2017 16-0204 Stephen Upton v. Municipality of the Town of Flatwoods CR-O MD
01/06/2017 16-0007 State of West Virginia v. Brannon J. Hamilton CR-F MD