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INTERMEDIATE COURT OF APPEALS OF WEST VIRGINIA 
SPRING 2024 OPINIONS


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The decision list combines all the decisions issued during a court term, identified using case type and decision type codes. For more information about using the decision list and for an explanation of the codes, review the page: Opinion Information.

Total Opinions: 170
Date Filed Case No Case Name Case Type Decision Type
06/12/2024 23-ICA-235

 Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC v. Matthew Irby, State Tax Commissioner of West Virginia

TAX MD
06/12/2024 23-ICA-11 & 23-ICA-39

Samantha Burgess, Alyssa Skeens, George Grover, Jessica Halstead, and Sunshine Holstein v. West Virginia Department of Human Services, Bureau of Medical Services, and Holistic, Inc. v. West Virginia Department of Human Services, Bureau for Medical Services

ADM SEP
06/12/2024 23-ICA-11 & 23-ICA-39

Samantha Burgess, Alyssa Skeens, George Grover, Jessica Halstead, and Sunshine Holstein v. West Virginia Department of Human Services, Bureau of Medical Services, and Holistic, Inc. v. West Virginia Department of Human Services, Bureau for Medical Services

ADM SO
06/11/2024 23-ICA-345

Megan McKnight and Luke McKnight v. Board of Governors of Glenville State University, Gary Z. Morris, and Jason P. Barr

TCR SO
06/11/2024 23-ICA-242

Denny Harton v. Terri Harton

FAM SO
06/11/2024 22-ICA-330

CIT Bank, N.A. v. Caroline Coffman, as Administratrix of the Estate of Shirley Bowen

TCR SO
06/10/2024 23-ICA-337

Barry Barr v. Brent Jackson, Lynn Perkins, Hedgesville Real Estate, LLC, VIP Gentleman's Club, LLC d/b/a Lust Gentleman's Club, and West Virginia Sports Promotions, Inc.

TCR SO
06/07/2024 23-ICA-213

Milbank Insurance Company v. Nick Showalter and Kelly Mattson, Co-Administrators of the Estate of Sierra Mattson

TCR SO
06/07/2024 23-ICA-199

Kristy D. Winland v. Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital and WorkForce West Virginia

ADM MD
06/06/2024 23-ICA-158

Karl E. Barth and Blue Ridge Development Group, LLC v. West Virginia University Board of Governors

TCR MD
06/05/2024 23-ICA-447

Linda Murphy, Dependent of Harold R. Murphy (Deceased) v. St. Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc., and West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner in its capacity as administrator of The Old Fund

WC MD
06/05/2024 23-ICA-212

Lisa R. Daniels v. DAL Global Services, LLC

TCR SO
06/05/2024 23-ICA-179

California Pacific Properties, LLC v. Marshall Real Estate Holdings, LLC

TCR MD
06/05/2024 23-ICA-128

Jeremy Starks v. Putnam County Commission

TCR MD
06/05/2024 23-ICA-122

Vonda M. v. Pamela M.

TCR MD
05/29/2024 23-ICA-559

Tyler J. Carroll v. West Virginia Heating & Plumbing Company

WC SO
05/29/2024 23-ICA-118

Melissa K. Bond v. United Physicians Care, Inc. d/b/a Salem Family Healthcare

CIV-O SO
05/23/2024 24-ICA-51

Cleveland Cliffs, Inc. v. Billy Cecil

WC MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-87

William Blaine Winters v. WorkForce West Virginia and All Quality, LLC

ADM MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-572

Richard Higginbotham v. Frasure Creek Mining, LLC

WC MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-571

Cathy J. Fontana v. Mato Corporation

WC MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-557

James Kirk v. West Virginia Paving, Inc.

WC MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-555

James Stover v. West Virginia Division of Highways

WC MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-524

Kevin N. v. Tara L.

FAM MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-522

ACNR Resources, Inc. v. Donald R. Endicott

WC MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-521

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Child Support Enforcement v. Kayla G. and Dennis L.

FAM MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-485

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. v. Tracie L. Ford

WC MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-455

Lindsey B. v. Joshua B.

FAM MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-445

Hilton Bateman, Jr. v. Linda Magill

FAM MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-293

Michelle Barrett v. Spence Barrett

FAM MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-283

Gray Media Group, Inc., d/b/a WSAZ v. West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

CIV-O SO
05/23/2024 23-ICA-277

Christina Adams, et al. v. Boone County Board of Education

ADM MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-265

St. Joseph's Hospital of Buckhannon, Inc. d/b/a St. Joseph's Hospital v. Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Company and West Virginia Health Care Authority

ADM SO
05/23/2024 23-ICA-265

St. Joseph's Hospital of Buckhannon, Inc. d/b/a St. Joseph's Hospital v. Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Company and West Virginia Health Care Authority, (Judge Lorensen dissenting)

ADM SEP
05/23/2024 23-ICA-221

Nora Sue Cronin v. Antero Resources Corporation

TCR MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-220

The Calwell Practice, PLLC and Calwell Luce diTrapano, PLLC v. James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C.

TCR MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-207

West Virginia HCR Manorcare Facilities, Inc., et al. v. West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Medical Services

ADM MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-190

WorkForce West Virginia v. Joe F. Cook

ADM MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-147

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Medical Services v. Mara Forloine

ADM MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-144

T.K.-1, and S.K., by his next friend and mother, T.K.-2 v. J.K.

TCR MD
05/23/2024 23-ICA-143

James Wiley d/b/a Wiley's Construction v. Christopher Haynes

CIV-O MD
05/13/2024 23-ICA-174

Alexander Fleming, Carole Carter, Carol Gallant, Barbara Humes, and Benjamin Buckley v. Mitch Carmichael, in his Official Capacity as Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Economic Development, and Mike Graney, in his Official Capacity as Executive Director of the West Virginia Department of Economic Development

CIV-O SO
04/24/2024 23-ICA-285

Jessica Longerbeam v. Joshua Longerbeam

FAM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-92

In Re: E.J.M., a protected person

MISC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-68

Charlene Sotak v. South Charleston Housing Authority

TCR MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-552

ACNR Resources, Inc. v. Ryan Hill

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-549

Diversified Gas & Oil, PLC v. James M. Kodak

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-546

Cabell County Commission v. Danielle McCoy

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-543

Clifford White v. McElroy Coal / Murray American Energy, Inc.

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-534

David L. Elmore v. LBE Holdings, LLC

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-529

Hilltop Auto Repair v. Cecil Riner

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-520

ArcelorMittal USA Holdings, LLC v. Charles McKinney

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-515

Offices of the Insurance Commissioner of West Virginia in its official capacity as Administrator of the Uninsured Employer Fund v. Terry Howell & Southeastern Land, LLC

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-514

City of Charleston v. Isaac Z. Brunetti

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-513

Ramaco Resources, Inc. v. Nicholas Grimmett

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-496

Dustin Lemaster v. Walmart, Inc.

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-495

Carol L. Hoosier, Dependent of Ronnie Hoosier (Deceased) v. Apogee Coal Company and West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner in its official capacity as the Administrator of the Old Fund

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-469

James D. v. Randi D.

FAM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-460

Christopher I. v. Veronica I.

FAM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-449

Quanta Services, Inc. v. Zachary Bolling

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-408

Toni McKinney v. Gary McKinney

FAM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-405

SWN Production Company, LLC v. City of Weirton Board of Zoning Appeals and City of Weirton

CIV-O MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-399

Caitlyn H. v. Christopher H. and Rebecca B. & William B.

FAM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-395

Elizabeth F. v. Melvin F.

FAM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-358

Laurie Tinsman v. Brian Tinsman

FAM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-355

Tyler E. v. Christina E.

FAM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-321

CONSOL of Kentucky, Inc. v. Terry M. Bentley

WC MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-297

Tracie R.S. v. WorkForce West Virginia

ADM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-278

Robert F. v. Korrie H.

FAM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-273

Steven Douglas Dye v. West Virginia Board of Architects

ADM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-272

In Re: J.K. 

CIV-O MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-263

Jennifer Jordan v. West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Social Services

ADM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-237, 23-ICA-238, and 23-ICA-239

James W. v. Ciara R.

FAM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-198

Gary Hatfield & Kathy Hatfield v. Larry Hatfield, as heir to Geneva Hatfield, & Hubert Hatfield, Deceased

TCR MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-191

Bryan S. Henry v. BGSE Group, Inc., and WorkForce West Virginia

ADM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-175

New China Restaurant, Inc., and Philip Dy Chin v. City of Charleston

TCR MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-172

Rebecca Williamson v. West Virginia Board of Registered Nurses

ADM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-160

Tyrell E. Louk v. WorkForce West Virginia & Industrial Powder Coatings, LLC

ADM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-151

Mingo County Board of Education v. Mark Blackburn

ADM MD
04/22/2024 23-ICA-101

WV National Auto Insurance Company v. Danny J. Dobbins and Jackie L. Dobbins

TCR SO
04/15/2024 22-ICA-163

Hank Heckman and Loren Garcia v. Betsy Jividen, Jeff Sandy, and Patrick Morrisey

CIV-O SO
04/10/2024 23-ICA-72

Mission Coal Wind Down Co., LLC, and Gilbert Nathan, as Plan Administrator v. Director, Division of Mining and Reclamation, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection

ADM SO
04/04/2024 23-ICA-271

Jared M. v. Molly A.

FAM MD
03/25/2024 24-ICA-7

Blackhawk Mining, Inc. v. Eddie Norman

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-90

Margaret Preston Kulkarni, Joseph Raine Preston, and Silas Mason Preston, Jr. v. The County Commission of Greenbrier County, West Virginia

TCR MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-558

Nitro Construction Services, Inc. v. Brian Martin

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-519

Brian Collins v. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-497

James D. Horner v. Eastern Asphalt Products, LLC

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-489

Granville Sesco v. Brooks Run South Mining, LLC c/o ANR

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-476

Matthew Lydick v. ACNR Resources, Inc.

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-466

Charles E. Comas v. Bass Pro Group, LLC

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-457

Jane L. Staffieri v. Domenic D. Staffieri

FAM MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-451

StructSure Scaffolding Solutions, LLC v. Kenneth Eldridge

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-446

Wilburn T. Preece, Jr. v. Kermit Volunteer Fire Department

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-444

Sierra J. & Adriano D. v. David J. & Marilyn J.

FAM MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-437

Melisa Thompson v. Genesis Healthcare Group

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-436

Ricky N. Brewer v. American Electric Power Company, Inc.

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-424

Hometown Transportation, LLC, v. Chad Lancaster

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-41

Juanita A. Moore v. WorkForce West Virginia

ADM MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-407

Jackson J. Tennant v. ACNR Resources, Inc.

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-401

Lorraine Pettit v. Clifford Payne Jr.

FAM MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-394

Heather J. v. Clifford S.

FAM MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-36

CNX Gas Company, LLC v. Matthew Irby, State Tax Commissioner of West Virginia

TAX MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-322

In Re: The Petition of George R. Bryant

CIV-O MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-304

Kenneth N. v. Jean L.

FAM MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-256

CCBCC, Inc. v. Erick S. Boles

WC MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-222

Vickie L. Hylton v. Andrew P.

FAM MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-201

Mary Wenz v. Rachel Hanna and Law Office of Rachel Hanna

TCR MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-200

Kierstyn C. v. Justin B.

FAM MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-181

Julian Lee Green v. David F. Schaffer

CIV-O MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-164

Josette F. v. Jaret O. and Jennifer O.

FAM MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-116

Patrick I. v. Donshelle M.

FAM MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-114

Michael S. v. Angela S.

FAM MD
03/25/2024 23-ICA-111

Donald B. Huffman v. WorkForce West Virginia

ADM MD
03/25/2024 22-ICA-201

Mary C. Sutphin v. Ronald J. Hopkins, II, Rachel L. Abrams Hopkins, Sarah A. Abrams, and Langhorne Abrams

CIV-O MD
03/14/2024 23-ICA-370

Bradley Bowe v. Melissa Bowe

FAM SO
03/14/2024 22-ICA-220

Thomas A. Cummings, Individually and as Executor of the Estate of Cynthia M. Cummings v. Ward J. Paine, M.D., and Benjamin Klennert, P.A.

TCR SO
03/13/2024 23-ICA-165

Arthur R. Poff v. Pamela A. Poff

FAM MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-96

Ashton B. v. Megan E.

FAM MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-79

Brenda Fonner v. Judy Cogar

TCR MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-538

Cabell County Board of Education v. Katura Lyles

WC MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-50

John Haske v. Elizabeth Judge

TCR MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-493

West Virginia Department of Corrections v. Mike Tencer

WC MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-465

Liam P. Hall v. ACNR Resources, Inc.

WC MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-461

Robert Workman v. Raleigh County Solid Waste Authority

WC MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-452

Cathy J. Fontana v. Mato Corporation

WC MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-440

Gary L. Zeigler v. Davis Kitchen & Tile, LLC

WC MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-385

Sevita Health v. Kelli Wyatt

WC MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-353

Megan W. v. Robert R.

FAM MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-329

Corinne Z. v. Tyler M.

FAM MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-319

Tammy V. v. Kenneth D.

FAM MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-30

John D. Chaudron and Linda L. Chaudron v. Steven J. Swingle, Kara G. Swingle, and Michael A. Mills

CIV-O MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-206

William S. v. Amy H.

FAM MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-196

Jason H. v. Mozella F.

FAM MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-150

Gloria S. Cowger v. Dennis L. Cowger

FAM MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-130

Marilyn F. Minor v. Kevin S. Ford

FAM MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-125

Dusti A. v. Jonathan A.

FAM MD
02/27/2024 23-ICA-100

Amy R. Rhoe v. West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Social Services

ADM MD
02/20/2024 23-ICA-317

Jason Heavener v. J.F. Allen Company

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-91

Charles Steven Freeman v. DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC

TCR MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-82

Christopher R. Stiles v. Estate of Stanley E. Stiles, John Steven Stiles, Joyce L. Rawn, Mary Katherine Iager, Amy Iager, E. William Iager, Nathan Iager, Rachel B. Adams, Mary K. Rawn, Anne L. Rawn, John Steven Stiles, Jr., Adam Stiles, and Michael Stiles

PR MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-66

WorkForce West Virginia v. William E. Burns

ADM MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-537

Alpha Metallurgical Resources, Inc. v. Jeffrey Stewart

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-482

Macy's Retail Holdings, Inc. v. Charles Reed

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-481

Centre Foundry & Machine Company v. Neal Bledsoe

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-458

Arch Coal, Inc. v. David Woolum

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-424

Hometown Transportation, LLC v. Chad A. Lancaster

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-417

Renee Wheeler v. Cardinal Health 110, LLC

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-377

Constellium US Holdings I, LLC v. Stacey C. Shank

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-376

Murray American Energy, Inc. v. Carey Fitzwater

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-340

Ronald Powell v. Hancock County Board of Education

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-339

Alliance Coal, LLC v. Richard E. Heath

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-336

Peggy Allen v. Princeton Community Hospital Association

WC MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-335

Emmanuel R. v. Danielle R.

FAM MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-331

James W. v. Ciara R.

FAM MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-316

Robert D. and Shelby D. v. Brian M. and Ashley M.

FAM MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-226

Kristy B. v. Daniel V.

FAM MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-169

Jesse C. v. Veronica C.

FAM MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-142

Harley J. LeMasters v. Rebecca K. LeMasters

FAM MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-138

Raleigh General Hospital, LLC v. Appalachian Regional Healthcare Inc. d/b/a Beckley ARH Hospital 

ADM MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-121

Julian Lee Green v. Corporal Eric McFarland

CIV-O MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-105

Inca Miller v. Shrikant Vaidya, M.D.

TCR MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-10

Richard Norman Swaney, Jr. v. Lisa M. Bucklew

PR MD
02/08/2024 23-ICA-1

The Mountain Lodge Association v. Snowshoe Mountain, Inc.

TCR MD
02/08/2024 22-ICA-284

Jerry Boyers v. WorkForce West Virginia

ADM MD
02/08/2024 22-ICA-263

Linda Hulvey v. William Hulvey

FAM MD
02/08/2024 22-ICA-202

B.R. v. West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Children and Families, and Child Protective Services

TCR MD
01/30/2024 22-ICA-164

IPI, Inc. and Matthew Joseph Taylor v. Axiall Corporation and Eagle Natrium, LLC

CIV-O SO
01/12/2024 23-ICA-162

Richard Kevin Jackson v. Janet Lee Jackson

FAM MD
01/12/2024 23-ICA-123

Ashley M. v. Edward Z.

FAM MD