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Opinions and Memo Decisions of the Supreme Court of Appeals

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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
11/21/2018 18-0324 In re C.B. and A.P. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0255 In re K.B. and J.H. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0243 In re S.J., A.J.-1, and A.J.-2 JUV MD
11/21/2018 17-0661 Cathy McGee v. Amedisys West Virginia, LLC, et al. CIV-O MD
11/21/2018 17-0030 State of West Virginia v. Delbert D. CR-F MD
11/21/2018 18-0757 In re F.C., M.C.-1, K.C., and W.C. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0707 In re L.S. and S.C. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0697 In re E.O. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0695 In re T.L., J.L., and B.J. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0685 In re K.S.-1 JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0681 In re H.S. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0663 In re J.M.-1 JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0662 In re A.P. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0652 In re J.B. and M.C. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0635 In re P.W., E.W., A.W., and K.S. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0630 In re G.F. and T.F. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0629 In re M.M., G.M., and J.M. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0055 State of West Virginia v. Michael H. Kandis CR-F MD
11/21/2018 18-0044 State of West Virginia v. Michael Newsome CR-F MD
11/21/2018 18-0017 Juanita Sanders v. William Brown TCR MD
11/21/2018 18-0009 Robert Edward Reed v. Jance Ann Reed Collins, et al. TCR MD
11/21/2018 17-1111 Nicole L. Kees v. J.D. Sallaz, Superintendent POST MD
11/21/2018 17-1069 State of West Virginia v. Nicholas Clinton Hess CR-F MD
11/21/2018 17-0951 State of West Virginia v. Ronald Steven Carson Jr. CR-F MD
11/21/2018 17-0905 State of West Virginia v. Matthew Gates CR-F MD
11/21/2018 17-0698 State of West Virginia v. Michael Bowman CR-F MD
11/21/2018 17-0410 Edgar W. Friedrichs, Jr. v. Ralph Terry, Superintendent POST MD
11/21/2018 17-0397 Christopher L. Palmer v. R.S. Mutter, Superintendent MD
11/21/2018 17-0336 Clarke Patterson v. Ralph Terry, Superintendent POST MD
11/21/2018 17-0078 Yasser Abdelhaq v. Ralph Terry, Superintendent POST MD
11/21/2018 18-0706 In re J.S.-1 JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0692 In re A.S.-1, C.S., X.S., B.S., and K.S. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0658 In re R.P.-1, R.P.-2, D.P., and L.P. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0632 In re D.M., I.M., K.M., and H.M. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0621 In re M.B. and X.S. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0620 In re H.C. and G.C. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0603 In re L.B. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0599 In re K.C. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0583 In re A.G.-1 JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0581 In re G.F. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0578 In re M.H. and B.H. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0577 In re G.B., M.B.-1, M.B.-2, and J.B. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0561 In re B.G., L.G., and T.G. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0560 In re C.J., X.J., and J.J.-1 JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0557 In re S.G. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0537 In re T.M. and K.M. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0527 In re R.O. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0525 In re E.N., S.S., and J.S. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0503 In re R.A. and A.P. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0494 In re A.M. and X.M. JUV MD
11/21/2018 18-0443 In re K.B. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0558 In re S.H. and E.H. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0553 In re D.J., G.J., and P.J. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0530 In re Z.B. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0524 In re Z.B. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0504 In re H.H., D.B., and P.M. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0496 In re D.R. and R.R. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0491 In re K.W. and S.W. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0454 In re D.F. and J.F. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0422 In re M.U. and D.U. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0353 In re J.T. and K.C. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0671 In re J.R.-S, M.R.-S, and T.S. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0656 In re A.B., S.B., and T.B. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0646 In re D.K. and N.K. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0634 In re C.C. and L.G. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0618 In re J.H. and C.H. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0600 In re B.S., J.S. and G.S. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0591 In re J.P. and J.P. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0590 In re C.H. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0580 In re C.A., Z.A., S.A., L.A., and L.A. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0573 In re C.H. and A.H. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0559 In re J.C. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0556 In re M.S. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0536 In re T.H., A.H., B.P., and A.H. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0526 In re N.B. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0520 In re B.R., T.R. and T.R. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0501 In re J.R.-S., M.R.-S, and T.S. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0490 In re L.A., H.A., and H.A. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0475 In re E.V., S.V., and J.M. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0455 In re A.T. and A.T. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0423 In re B.S. and S.C. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0421 In re B.S. and A.D. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0373 In re S.B. and L.B. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0354 In re R.M. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0352 In re R.M. JUV MD
11/19/2018 18-0171 In re J.P. and A.P. JUV MD
11/19/2018 17-1087 R.D. and K.D. v. WV Department of Health and Human Resources, et al. CIV-O MD
11/19/2018 17-0755 State of West Virginia v. Alfreda Steele CR-F MD
11/19/2018 17-0714 State of West Virginia v. Daniel M. CR-F MD
11/16/2018 18-0374 Murray American Energy, Inc. v. Michael Keller WC MD
11/16/2018 18-0474 Adam Q. Farley v. Appalachian Aggregates, LLC WC MD
11/16/2018 18-0542 WV Manufacturing v. Danny Arthur WC MD
11/16/2018 18-0282 In re K.H.
Workman, C. J., dissenting
Armstead, J., dissenting
JUV MD
11/16/2018 18-0180 John Vincent Pratt v. Freedom Bancshares, Inc., etc. TCR MD
11/16/2018 18-0071 Matthew J. Minney v. Deborah Yost VanDervort and W. Va. Public Service Comm. CIV-O MD
11/16/2018 18-0037 Deborah Yost VanDervort v. W. Va. Public Service Comm. and Matthew J. Minney ADM MD
11/16/2018 17-1096 State of West Virginia v. Daniel J. Tabor CR-F MD
11/16/2018 17-1090 Wayne L. Evans, Executor v. Bluefield Hospital Company TCR MD
11/16/2018 17-1084 Kathy McCullough v. Steve McCullough, Executor TCR MD
11/16/2018 17-1077 Connor Tyree v. Pamela Bell CIV-O MD
11/16/2018 17-1076 Amanda O'Dell v. Sanitary Board of the City of Charleston, etc. TCR MD
11/16/2018 17-1033 David McDaniel v. Constellium Rolled Products, et al. TCR MD
11/16/2018 17-1013 William J. v. Marilyn J. FAM MD
11/16/2018 17-1000 Ralph Unis, Joan Unis, et al. v. Ronald J. Cross TCR MD
11/16/2018 17-0997 State of West Virginia v. Jamie Ray Criser CR-F MD
11/16/2018 17-0996 Nick R. v. Ralph Terry, Superintendent POST MD
11/16/2018 17-0985 State of West Virginia v. Jared Green CR-F MD
11/16/2018 17-0969 Mary Weber v. Terry Linn CIV-O MD
11/16/2018 17-0944 Subhash Supta Christina Campbell, Administratrix TCR MD
11/16/2018 17-0943 Lindsey Skidmore v. City of Summersville, et al.
Workman, C. J., dissenting
TCR MD
11/16/2018 17-0925 Ronald E. Lambert Jr. v. Ralph Terry, Superintendent POST MD
11/16/2018 17-0908 Ernest G. Ours v. Felicisima Ours PR MD
11/16/2018 17-0904 State of West Virginia v. Charles B. CR-F MD
11/16/2018 17-0887 Bryan H. v. Kersten H. FAM MD
11/16/2018 17-0863 William Grant, Ramona Grant, et al. v. Kelly Paving, Inc. TCR MD
11/16/2018 17-0754 & 17-0801 State of West Virginia v. Sonja Bone and Monty Bone CR-F MD
11/16/2018 17-0537 State of West Virginia v. Michael Joseph Stines CR-F MD
11/16/2018 17-0522 Steve Wayne Bailey v. Ralph Terry, Superintendent POST MD
11/13/2018 18-0218 SER Katie Franklin v. Hon. R. Craig Tatterson, Judge, et al. OJ-P SO
11/09/2018 17-0466 State of West Virginia v. Tracy A. Back CR-F SO
11/08/2018 17-0309 Mark A. Musick, Monongalia Co. Assessor v. University Park at Evansdale TCR SO
11/05/2018 18-0280 Delby B. Pool v. Greater Harrison County Public Service District ADM SO
11/05/2018 16-1009 & 17-0020 State of West Virginia v. David M. Wasanyi CR-F SO
11/05/2018 18-0457 SER City of Bridgeport v. Hon. Christopher J. McCarthy, Judge OJ-P MD
11/05/2018 17-0395 State of West Virginia v. Daniel Baumgardner CR-F MD
11/05/2018 17-0099 State of West Virginia v. Derrick William Adamson CR-F MD
11/05/2018 17-0467 State of West Virginia v. Charles T. CR-F MD
11/02/2018 18-0572 Lillie M. Evans v. Wendbeck Corporation WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0540 Ronnie Hamilton v. Pinnacle Mining Co. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0486 Kevin Sprouse v. Murray American Energy, Inc. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0473 Jeffrey Frazier v. Mato Corporation WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0472 Kevin W. Lacy v. Lightning Contract Services, Inc. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0467 Samuel Loria v. Matthews Lubricants, Inc. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0466 Wal-Mart Associates v. Richard A. Basham WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0436 Richard A. Basham v. Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0394 W. Va. Ofc. of Ins. Comm. in its Capacity as Administrator v. Nancy J. Cost and RG Steel Wheeling WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0393 Brian S. Wise v. Murray American Energy, Inc. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0369 Mary R. Karopchinsky v. Telatlantic Communications WC MD
11/02/2018 17-1060, 17-1061, 17-1063 & 17-1123 Lester Pennington Jr. v. W.Va. Ofc. of Ins. Comm./Mountaineer Coal Co. etc. WC SO
11/02/2018 17-1060, 17-1061, 17-1063 & 17-1123 Lester Pennington Jr. v. W.Va. Ofc. of Ins. Comm./Mountaineer Coal Co. etc. (Dissenting opinion by Workman, C. J.) WC SEP
11/02/2018 18-0659 Jefferson County Citizens for Economic Preservation, et al. v. Public Service Commission of West Virginia, et al. ADM SO
11/02/2018 17-0618 Tommy Ray Lewis, Jr. v. Municipality of Masontown, West Virginia, et al. CIV-O SO
11/02/2018 17-0607 State of West Virginia v. Michelle Ann Kitchen CR-F MD
11/02/2018 17-0765 Stephen G. Endicott, Administrator v. City of Oak Hill, et al. TCR MD
11/02/2018 18-0538 Preston H. Lanham v. United Coal Co. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0487 Pat A. Mezzanotte v. W. Va. Ofc. of Ins. Comm./Eastern Associated Coal WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0471 Deborah A. Barnette v. Constellium Rolled Products WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0470 Jack Reese Jr. v. Homer Laughlin China Co. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0469 Donald Mack v. Homer Laughlin China Co. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0468 Virgil Steele III v. Arcelormittal USA WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0447 Kroger Limited Partnership I v. Debbie Winters WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0440 Jeremy Bower V. Spartan Mining Co. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0439 Dianne C. Fazio v. Central Printing Co. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0432 Kevin Ball v. West Fork Coal, Inc. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0405 Ronald J. Halley v. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0403 Marvin Leeson v. Murray American Energy, Inc. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0395 Violet L. Hope v. Cabell Huntington Hospital, Inc. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0392 Steven W. Scott v. WQ Watters Co. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0379 Renee Willis v. WV Parkways Econ Development & Tourism Authority WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0378 Daniel Swope v. Quad Graphics, Inc. WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0376 Charles E. Ryan v. W. Va. Ofc. of Ins.Comm./Centre Foundry & Machine WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0358 Michael Makris v. City of Wheeling WC MD
11/02/2018 18-0303 Paul Harrison v. City of Charleston WC MD
11/01/2018 18-0249 Ohio Valley Jobs Alliance, et al. v. Public Service Commission of West Virginia, etc. ADM MD
10/26/2018 17-0615 Atlantic Credit & Finance v. Courtney R. Stacy, etc. CIV-O MD
10/19/2018 17-1008 State of West Virginia v. Brian Elisha Ballard CR-F MD
10/19/2018 17-0962 State of West Virginia v. Robert John Younkins II CR-F MD
10/19/2018 17-0837 State of West Virginia v. Barbara Jane Miller CR-F MD
10/19/2018 17-0611 State of West Virginia v. James Marshall Green CR-F MD
10/19/2018 18-0483 In re P.H., L.J., and A.H. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0482 In re J.B. and S.B. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0452 In re S.L. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0444 In re A.P.-1, A.P.-2, A.P.-3, and A.W. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0431 In re O.S. and D.S. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0415 In re C.K.-1, J.K., K.K.-1, K.K.-2, and W.K. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0416 In re C.W., T.W., A.W., and J.W. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0414 In re C.W., T.W., A.W., and J.W.-1 JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0402 In re O.S. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0401 In re K.B., E.B., and L.B. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0366 In re D.R. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0398 In re P.B., N.B., and A.B. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0364 In re P.B., N.B., and A.B. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0350 In re R.H.-1, W.H., and A.H. JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0361 In re K.C., K.T.-G., K.T., K.G.-1, and K.G.-2 JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0326 In re K.C., K.T.-G., K.T., K.G.-1, and K.G.-2 JUV MD
10/19/2018 18-0254 In re A.L. JUV MD
10/19/2018 17-1133 In re Adoption of I.J.E. and T.M.E. FAM MD
10/19/2018 17-1068 State of West Virginia v. Kristina Marie Speiden CR-F MD
10/19/2018 17-1065 In re A.M. JUV MD
10/19/2018 17-1049 State of West Virginia v. Jennifer Ruth Leeson CR-O MD
10/19/2018 17-1024 State of West Virginia v. Johnny N. CR-F MD
10/19/2018 17-0998 Paul Jackson v. Karen Pszczolkowski, Superintendent POST MD
10/15/2018 17-0216 SER Joey K. Jeffery v. Ralph Terry, Superintendent POST MD
10/15/2018 17-0535 Terry DiBacco v. City of Weirton, W. Va., et al. CIV-O MD
10/12/2018 18-0396 In re S.W., S.T., and D.W.-B JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0372 In re A.S. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0362 In re R.P. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0360 In re O.G. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0338 In re B.H. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0325 In re M.C. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0319 In re T.S and B.S. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0314 In re G.P., L.W., B.P., and J.P. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0298 In re A.J. and Z.S. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0292 In re B.R and C.W. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0290 In re C.M., A.W., and N.M. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0285 In re K.L. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0272 In re S.J., A.J.-1, and A.J.-2 JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0270 In re C.E. and B.T. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0266 In re B.M. and C.M. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0261 In re J.S. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0260 In re A.B., E.B., and N.B.-1 JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0259 In re C.C. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0258 In re S.S. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0257 In re J.W. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0256 In re J.H. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0253 In re L.D. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0252 In re J.Y. and M.Y. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0251 In re R.H., K.H. and B.R. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0245 In re H.H. and J.H. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0241 In re A.C. and L.C. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0219 In re A.C. and L.C. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0236 In re R.S. and L.A. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0234 In re I.L., J.L., K.L.-1, R.L. and K.L.-2 JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0222 In re L.L.-1, L.L.-2, and S.L. JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0199 In re B.W.-1, B.W.-2, M.M.-1, M.M.-2, L.L.-1, and L.L.-2 JUV MD
10/12/2018 18-0198 In re M.W. JUV MD
10/12/2018 17-0981 State of West Virginia v. Brandon E. Fleece CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-1131 In re H.G., J.M., T.K., A.K., B.K., and A.S. CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0999 State of West Virginia v. Jamie Lee Delane CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0953 In re D.H.-1 and M.H. CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0921 State of West Virginia v. Richard Winning CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0912 State of West Virginia v. Larry Vernon Hoke CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0911 State of West Virginia v. Michael A. Brown, Jr. CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0854 State of West Virginia v. Antwyn D. Gibbs CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0802 State of West Virginia v. Clayton Thomas Pruitt CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0757 State of West Virginia v. Dion S. Hite CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0798 Dorothy Manning, et al. v. Don Meadows, Sheriff TCR MD
10/12/2018 17-0797 Patricia S. Reed, Comm., W. Va. Dept. of Motor Vehicles v. Brett A. Lemley ADM MD
10/12/2018 17-0792 Gary W. Jeffrey v. R.S. Mutter, Superintendent POST MD
10/12/2018 17-0766 State of West Virginia v. Eyvonne Alexandria Thompson CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0689 In re The Marriage and Children of J.B. and J.B. FAM MD
10/12/2018 17-0667 State of West Virginia v. Crystal Samples CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0632 State of West Virginia v. Phillip Andrew Baughman Jr. CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0610 State of West Virginia v. Phillip Harvey Wise CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0526 State of West Virginia v. Larry E. Scott CR-F MD
10/12/2018 17-0229 State of West Virginia v. Kenneth Ray Buskirk CR-F MD
10/11/2018 18-0816 SER Margaret L. Workman v. Mitch Carmichael, as President of the Senate, et al. OJ-P SO
10/11/2018 18-0816 SER Margaret L. Workman v. Mitch Carmichael, as President of the Senate, et al. (Concurring, in part and dissenting in part, opinion by Bloom, J. and Reger, J.) OJ-P SEP
10/10/2018 17-0629 Charles N. Brannon v. Karen Pszczolkowski, Superintendent POST MD
10/10/2018 17-0763 Ronald Kimberling, et al. v. Windstream Communications, Inc. TCR MD
10/10/2018 17-0728 John Chadrick Yost v. Ralph Terry, Superintendent POST MD
10/10/2018 17-0556 Brenna K. and Benjamin J. Mitchell v. Bradford H. Mitchell, et al. PR MD
10/10/2018 17-0646 State of West Virginia v. R.M. CR-F MD
10/10/2018 17-0988 State of West Virginia v. Ashley M. CR-F MD
10/10/2018 17-0788 Ralph Terry, Superintendent v. J.D. Lambert POST MD
10/05/2018 18-0712 SER Donald L. Blankenship v. Mac Warner, W. Va. Secretary of State OJ-M SO