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West Virginia Judiciary

Opinions and Memo Decisions of the Supreme Court of Appeals

Fall 2022 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
9/30/2022 21-0848 In re J.L.-1 and E.L. JUV MD
9/21/2022 21-0377 John M. v. Sharon M. (Corrected) FAM MD
9/20/2022 20-0619 Matthew Gates v. Shawn Straughn, Superintendent, Northern Correctional Facility POST MD
9/20/2022 21-0353 M.P. and J.P. v. B.A. and B.W. FAM MD
9/20/2022 21-1002 In re J.H. and S.H. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0090 In re G.W.-1, A.W. and V.W. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0098 In re E.I. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0141 In re B.A.-1 and K.A. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0143 In re G.Y. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0168 In re P.P. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0171 In re P.P. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0173 In re P.T. and Z.J. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0179 In re B.T. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0196 In re A.P. and B.P. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0200 In re D.H.-1, D.H.-2, D.N. and L.N. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0213 In re M.F. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0216 In re J.B. and B.B. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0220 In re N.B. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0225 In re E.C., S.C., and J.C. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0232 In re B.J. and H.J. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0233 In re G.M. and S.M. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0240 In re G.M. and S.M. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0244 In re J.M. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0257 In re R.R. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0260 In re S.S., A.S.-1, and K.L. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0266 In re A.W., J.C., A.C., and M.C. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0270 In re C.G. and K.G. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0307 In re K.W. and K.E. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0308 In re J.H. and S.H. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0313 In re M.F. JUV MD
9/20/2022 22-0319 In re F.N. JUV MD
9/20/2022 20-0103 Everett Frazier, Commissioner, West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles v. Brian Lee Raschella ADM MD
9/20/2022 20-0199 Herman Warner v. Everett Frazier, Commissioner, West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles ADM MD
9/20/2022 20-0313 Everett J. Frazier, Commissioner, West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles v. Joshua Simpkins ADM MD
9/20/2022 20-0364 Everett Frazier, Commissioner, West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles v. Robert Howie ADM MD
9/20/2022 21-0488 Kimberly Jo Cole v. Belinda Anderson, Executrix of the Estate of Dallas Ray Simons, deceased FAM MD
9/20/2022 21-0534 Jaylen Alexander v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent, Mt. Olive Correctional Complex POST MD
9/20/2022 21-0542 State of West Virginia v. Jessie D. CR-F MD
9/20/2022 21-0556 Terri Bradshaw and Shane Shilling v. Joel D. Rosenthal, in his individual capacity and as Trustee for the Joel D. Rosenthal Revocable Living Trust U/A/D, and as President & Chairman of the Board of Directors of Point of View Farm, Inc. TCR MD
9/20/2022 21-0558 Robert D. Heavner v. Larry Hess and Ramona J. Beglen TCR MD
9/20/2022 21-0749 Earl C. v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent, Mt. Olive Correctional Complex POST MD
9/20/2022 21-0793 State of West Virginia v. Bobby J. Criner JUV MD
09/19/2022 20-0716 Murray American Energy, Inc. v. Dustin Harshey WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0206 Roy W. Miller v. Dynamic Energy, Inc., LWF WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0298 Alvin Flint v. Arch Coal, Inc. WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0304 Timothy R. Duffey v. Office of Miner’s Health WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0308 Gretchen Johnston v. Wheeling Hospital, Inc. WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0309 Judy A. Baker v. Wheeling Island Gaming, Inc. WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0315 Joyce L. Linkous v. Bluestone Health Association, Inc. WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0342 Raymond T. Hatfield v. Huntington Alloys Corporation WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0359 Rafael Ruiz v. Mastec, Inc. WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0365 Joseph Dodd v. Consolidation Coal Company WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0406 Blackhawk Mining, LLC v. Bobby Taylor WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0407 Larry J. Shepherd v. Cornerstone Interiors, Inc. WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0409 Donald L. Rogers, Sr v. Murray American Energy, Inc. WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0418 Joseph Campbell v. Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc. WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0429 Keith L. Ketterman v. West Virginia Division of Highways WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0460 Rodger L. Burgess v. American Electric Power Company, Inc. WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0479 Cecil Bartram v. Coronado Group, LLC WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0481 Gary Duffield v. Kokosing Construction Company, Inc. WC MD
09/19/2022 21-0891 State of West Virginia v. John Henry Miller CR-F MD
09/19/2022 21-0708 Roy F. Hillberry, II v. Donald Ames, Superintendent, Mt. Olive Correctional Complex POST MD
8/31/2022 20-0891 State of West Virginia v. Jason Michael Payne CR-F MD
8/31/2022 20-1041 Nicholas Ryan Robey v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent, Mt. Olive Correctional Complex POST MD
8/31/2022 21-0078 John Keenan v. Karen Pszczolkowski, Superintendent, Northern Correctional Center POST MD
8/31/2022 21-0172 James N. Mauldin v. Shelby Searls, Superintendent, Huttonsville Correctional Center POST MD
8/31/2022 21-0251 Christopher Cox v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent, Mt. Olive Correctional Center POST MD
8/31/2022 21-0281 Robert Hurley v. Krystle Hurley FAM MD
8/31/2022 21-0290 State of West Virginia v. Robert Higgins CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0307 State of West Virginia v. Donald L. Campbell, II CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0374 State of West Virginia v. Alphrin A. Norman CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0376 State of West Virginia v. Thomas M. CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0388 State of West Virginia v. Terry Ryan Grantham CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0487 State of West Virginia v. William T. CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0492 State of West Virginia v. Benjamin Andrew Harrison CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0507 State of West Virginia v. Matthew S. Smith CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0529 State of West Virginia v. Robert Wayne Klotz, Jr. CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0543 State of West Virginia v. Richard Lee Taylor CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0573 State of West Virginia v. Evan O. CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0598 State of West Virginia v. Michael M. CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0604 State of West Virginia v. Jeffrey Scott Smith CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0605 State of West Virginia v. Todd Wayne Boyes CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0632 In re E.G. JUV MD
8/31/2022 21-0711 In re A.F.-1, J.F., and A.F.-2 JUV MD
8/31/2022 21-0712 In re A.F.-1, J.F., and A.F.-2 JUV MD
8/31/2022 21-0717 State of West Virginia v. Phillip N. Keener CR-F MD
8/31/2022 21-0787 Carl Lockhart v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent, Mt. Olive Correctional Complex POST MD
8/31/2022 21-0789 In re R.W. JUV MD
8/31/2022 21-0790 In re K.R. JUV MD
8/31/2022 21-0910 In re L.M. JUV MD
8/31/2022 21-0975 In re C.C. and L.C. JUV MD
8/31/2022 21-1038 In re H.C., M.C.-1, M.C.-2, and M.C.-3 JUV MD
8/31/2022 21-1045 In re H.L. and E.L. JUV MD
8/31/2022 21-1046 In re E.G.-D., R.G.-D., B.G.-D., and A.R. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0001 In re H.C., M.C., B.R., and A.R. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0033 In re A.T.-1, A.T.-2, A.T.-3, A.T.-4, and A.T.-5 JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0039 In re J.E. and Z.E. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0046 In re L.M. and N.D. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0047 In re C.T.-1 and C.T.-2 JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0053 In re A.M. and K.M. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0054 In re K.E. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0058 In re L.H., J.F., and C.F. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0075 In re L.B., A.B., and J.B. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0077 In re A.B. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0083 In re A.R., A.R., and E.R. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0087 In re R.M. and R.M. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0089 In re G.W., I.W., A.W., and V.W. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0092 In re A.R., A.R., and E.R. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0110 In re B.R., M.R., C.R.-1, C.R.-2, C.R.-3 and K.R. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0125 In re K.H. and G.H. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0148 In re A.H. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0149 In re A.B. and D.B. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0172 In re T.C. JUV MD
8/31/2022 22-0189 In re C.R. and K.R. JUV MD
8/30/2022 20-0635
and
21-0572
John C. Scotchel, Jr. v. Thomas H. Fluharty and Thomas H. Fluharty v. Johns C. Scotchel, Jr. TCR MD
8/30/2022 21-0086 City of Winfield v. Putnam County Commission CIV-O MD
8/30/2022 21-0212 Apollo Rice v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent, Mt. Olive Correctional Complex POST MD
8/30/2022 21-0265 State of West Virginia v. Nicholas Shackleford CR-F MD
8/30/2022 21-0322 S.U. v. C.J. CIV-O MD
8/30/2022 21-0352 In re A.W. CR-O MD
8/30/2022 21-0395 Brandon S. v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent, Mt. Olive Correctional Complex POST MD
8/30/2022 21-0403 Thomas White, Jr. v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent, Mt. Olive Correctional Complex POST MD
8/30/2022 21-0465 Desmond Demetrius Clark v. Donnie Ames, Superintendent, Mt. Olive Correctional Complex POST MD
8/30/2022 21-0468 Brian L. v. Heather E. FAM MD
8/30/2022 21-0514 State of West Virginia v. Daniel R. Plants, II CR-F MD
8/30/2022 21-0569 Karen Coffield v. Elgine H. McArdle TCR MD
8/30/2022 21-0628 James E. Woodyard v. Lexa Woodyard and James E. Woodyard, II TCR MD
8/30/2022 21-0645 FMS Enterprise, Inc. a WV Corp v. Rose Senior Care, LLC TCR MD
8/30/2022 21-0648 Scotty Boothe v. Shelby Searls, Superintendent, Huttonsville Correctional Center POST MD
8/30/2022 21-0651 State of West Virginia v. Robert L. Holcomb CR-F MD
8/30/2022 21-0658 Donald W. Lovelace and Ardel Lovelace v. Robert P. Martin and Melanie A. Martin TCR MD
8/30/2022 21-0676 State of West Virginia v. Steven Wayne Funt CR-F MD
8/30/2022 21-0691 Marcus P. v. Matthew M. CIV-O MD
8/30/2022 21-0875 State of West Virginia v. Christopher D. Jackson CR-F MD
8/30/2022 22-0162 In re P.M. JUV MD