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West Virginia Judiciary

Opinions of the Supreme Court of Appeals

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January 2016 Term of Court Opinions and Memorandum Decisions
January 2016 Term of Court Opinions and Memorandum Decisions
Decision Type
Date Filed Case No. Case Name Case Type Decision Type
02/11/2016 15-0451 In Re: C.M., D.M. and E.M. JUV SO
02/11/2016 15-0940 SER Mark A. Sorsaia, Pros. Attorney v. Hon. Phillip M. Stowers, Judge, et al. OJ-P SO
02/10/2016 15-0819 SER American Electric Power v. Hon. David W. Nibert, Judge, et al. OJ-P SO
02/10/2016 15-0819 SER American Electric Power v. Hon. David W. Nibert, Judge, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Loughry, J.) OJ-P SEP
02/10/2016 15-0852 SER Rajai T. Khoury, M.D. v. Hon. Jason A. Cuomo, Judge, et al. OJ-P SO
02/10/2016 14-0983 William L. Gill v. City of Charleston WC SO
02/10/2016 14-1284 Melissa Rotruck v. Janice Smith, Doing Business as Insurance Queen TCR MD
02/10/2016 14-1121 Eddie Jinnis v. Summit Environmental Services WC MD
02/10/2016 14-1120 Susan Dunham v. Marshall County Board of Education WC MD
02/10/2016 14-1089 Vanessa Buchanan v. Toyota Motor Manufacturing WV WC MD
02/10/2016 14-1087 Duane Eugene Gump v. Consolidation Coal Co./Eastern Region Shoemaker WC MD
02/09/2016 15-0558 SER Wheeling Hospital, Inc.; David A. Graphery, M.D., et al. v. Hon. Ronald E. Wilson, Judge OJ-P SO
02/04/2016 14-1309 Johnny M. Beckett v. Argus Energy, LLC WC MD
02/04/2016 14-1308 Robert J. Marriner, III v. Pennzoil-Quaker State Co. WC MD
02/04/2016 14-1305 Thomas Roberts v. Cobalt Coal Corp Mining WC MD
02/04/2016 14-1304 William A. Johnson, Jr. v. W. Va. Division of Highways WC MD
02/04/2016 14-1303 Lois Thompson v. KLC Italian Restaurant, LLC WC MD
02/04/2016 14-1269 Rhonda Bingman v. Swift Transportation Co. WC MD
02/04/2016 14-1246 W. Va. Ofc. of Insurance Comm. and Kimball Coal v. James W. Lowrey WC MD
02/04/2016 14-1240 Eric Smith v. City of South Charleston WC MD
02/04/2016 14-0881 Rosco J. Taylor v. Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. WC MD
02/04/2016 14-0880 Timothy A. Morgan v. Hendricks Coal, LLC WC MD
02/04/2016 14-0879 Tim A. Moneypenny v. Summit Environmental Services WC MD
02/04/2016 14-0875 William Wilson v. Automated Packaging Systems, Inc. WC MD
02/04/2016 15-0103 Danny J. Smith v. W. Va. Ofc. of Insurance Comm/John Roger Mining Dissenting Loughry, J. WC MD
02/04/2016 15-0092 Frank Johnson Jr. v. W. Va. Ofc. of Insurance Comm/Maple Meadow Mining Dissenting Loughry, J. WC MD
02/04/2016 15-0271 Carl Ramsey v. Walls Sanitation, Inc. WC MD
02/04/2016 15-0251 Rodney A. Hamby v. Genesis Rail Services, Inc. WC MD
02/04/2016 15-0246 Randell C. Morris v. Monongahela Valley Assoc. of Health Centers WC MD
02/04/2016 15-0245 Tina L. Ellis v. HMA, Inc. WC MD
02/04/2016 15-0244 Cecil R. Evans v. Bradley Public Service District WC MD
02/04/2016 14-0786 Thomas L. Goode v. W. Va. Ofc. of Insurance Comm/Mystic Energy, Inc. Dissenting Loughry, J. WC MD
02/04/2016 15-0270 Ginger M. Hall v. W. Va. United Health System WC MD
02/04/2016 15-0269 James R. Orren v. Magnum Coal Co. WC MD
02/04/2016 15-0268 Terry J. Brown Sr. v. Brody Mining, LLC WC MD
02/04/2016 15-0267 Randall D. Barb v. Multifresh, Inc./LWF EIN Resources WC MD
01/29/2016 15-0574 Michael Ellis v. Kanawha County Public Library CIV-O MD
01/29/2016 15-0306 William W. v. Karen Pszczolkowski, Warden CIV-O MD
01/29/2016 15-0256 Frank Larson v. Jeff Butler TCR MD
01/29/2016 15-0024 Shawn Michael R. v. Mark Williamson, Warden CIV-O MD
01/29/2016 14-1166 Eric F. v. Sheriff's Deputy Dalrymple, et al. CIV-O MD
01/28/2016 15-0013 John Doe, an unknown driver v. Hasil Pak (Concurring, in part, and dissenting in part, opinion by Davis, J.) TCR SEP
01/27/2016 16-0013 State of W.Va. ex rel. Biafore, et al. v. Earl Ray Tomblin, et al. (Dissenting opinion by Davis, J.) OJ-M SEP
01/26/2016 15-0013 John Doe, an unknown driver v. Hasil Pak TCR SO
01/22/2016 16-0013 State of W.Va. ex rel. Biafore, et al. v. Earl Ray Tomblin, et al.(Concurring Opinion by Loughry, J.) OJ-M SEP
01/22/2016 16-0013 State of W.Va. ex rel. Biafore, et al. v. Earl Ray Tomblin, et al.(Concurring Opinion by Ketchum, J.) OJ-M SEP
01/22/2016 16-0013 State of W.Va. ex rel. Biafore, et al. v. Earl Ray Tomblin, et al. OJ-M SO
01/11/2016 15-0666 In Re: J.B. & A.B. JUV MD
01/11/2016 15-0336 Debra Sayre v. Mason County Board of Education ADM MD
01/11/2016 15-0312 Paul Krolick v. Joanna (Krolick) Cook FAM MD
01/11/2016 15-0096 State of West Virginia v. Nathan Manley CR-F MD
01/11/2016 15-0259 Steven H. v. David Ballard, Warden CIV-O MD
01/11/2016 15-0187 Jannetta Cook, Administratrix, etc. v. Charmco Riverside, Inc., et al. PR MD
01/11/2016 15-0134 Dana J. Minor v. Leslie D. Jones TCR MD
01/11/2016 15-0892 In Re: D.W. & H.G. JUV MD
01/11/2016 15-0681 In Re: E.S. JUV MD
01/11/2016 15-0403 State of West Virginia v. Patrick D. CR-F MD
01/11/2016 15-0372 State of West Virginia v. Trayvon Strange CR-F MD
01/11/2016 15-0236 State of West Virginia v. Everson D. Finley CR-M MD
01/11/2016 15-0152 State of West Virginia v. Daniel C. CR-F MD
01/11/2016 15-0594 Mag. Robert E. Lowe II v. Shannon Smith Concurring Loughry, J. CIV-O MD
01/11/2016 15-0300 Charles T. v. David Ballard, Warden CIV-O MD
01/11/2016 14-1283 William Bowen v. Kathryn Bowen FAM MD
01/08/2016 14-1115 Kayla B. Barb and Deanna K. Wright v. Shepherd University Board of Governors TCR MD
01/08/2016 15-0125 Jerry N. Black, M.D. v. St. Joseph's Hospital of Buckhannon TCR MD
01/07/2016 14-1227 Randy Bohall v. Murray American Energy Dissenting Loughry, J. WC MD
01/07/2016 14-1178 Gregory Moore v. Appalachian Stone Dissenting Loughry, J. WC MD
01/07/2016 15-0173 Joshua Holland v. Manpower of West Virginia WC MD
01/07/2016 15-0483 Timmy Smith v. Constellium BV WC MD
01/07/2016 15-0170 Timmy Smith v. Constellium BV WC MD
01/07/2016 15-0169 Enterprise Rent A Car v. Stanley Smith WC MD
01/07/2016 14-0393 & 14-1290 Lloyd W. Johnson v. W. Va. Ofc. of Insurance Comm./Kanawha Stone Company WC MD
01/07/2016 14-0980 Larry D. Adams v. W. Va. Ofc. of Insurance Comm./C & C Line Company WC MD