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Dept. of Health & Welfare v. Jane Doe (2016-32)  
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 44408

Justia Opinion Summary: Jane Doe (Mother) appeals the Bonneville County magistrate court’s termination of her parental rights to her two minor children, K.J.M. and K.M.M. (Children). The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) became invo...

Kelly v. Wagner  
Date: March 2, 2017
Docket Number: 42301

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose from a lawsuit brought by a contractor, Michael Kelly against his former client, Pamela Wagner, alleging nonpayment of amounts due to him for the performance of construction work. The district court fou...

Rish v. Home Depot  
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 43677

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose from an Industrial Commission (the Commission) order denying medical care benefits to Channel Rish. Rish worked as a cashier at Home Depot. While working on October 30, 2005, Rish slipped on a floor mat...

Wyman v. Eck  
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 43730

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, John Wyman first visited Julie L. Scott, P.A., to address a lesion he had discovered on his left heel. P.A. Scott diagnosed the lesion as an infected wart, prescribed antibiotic ointment, and instructed John to...

Agstar Financial v. Gordon Paving Co, Inc.  
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 43747

Justia Opinion Summary: Gordon Paving Company, Inc., Northwest Sand & Gravel, Inc., Blackrock Land Holdings, LLC (collectively, “Gordon Paving”), Brandon Hansen, an individual, Brian Hansen, an individual, Carol Hansen GPC Nevada Trust, Craig H...

Agstar Financial v. NW Sand & Gravel  
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 42932

Justia Opinion Summary: AgStar Financial Services, ACA (AgStar) appealed the district court’s award of attorney fees to Northwest Sand & Gravel, Inc., Gordon Paving Company, Inc., and Blackrock Land Holdings, LLC (collectively, Gordon Paving),...

Visser v. Auto Alley, LLC  
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 43432

Justia Opinion Summary: Auto Alley, LLC, Calvin Visser, and Vicki Visser appealed a district court order granting a writ of possession and quieting title to certain real property in Douglas Visser. Douglas was awarded the property in his divorc...

Nicholson v. Coeur d'Alene Placer Mining Corp  
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 43440

Justia Opinion Summary: This case was an appeal of a judgment: (1) denying recovery on an alleged oral promise to grant the Plaintiffs a right of first refusal with respect to a parcel of real property they were leasing; (2) denying recovery on...

Watkins Co. v. Estate of Michael Storms  
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 43649

Justia Opinion Summary: The Watkins Company, LLC appealed the award of attorney fees to the Estate of Michael Storms (Storms) and Brownstone Companies, Inc. (Brownstone). Watkins brought this action in 2010 seeking a temporary restraining order...

Davis v. Hammack Mgmt.  
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 43863

Justia Opinion Summary: Claimant Gary Davis, employer Hammack Management, Inc., surety the Idaho State Insurance Fund, and the Idaho Industrial Special Indemnity Fund (“ISIF”) entered into a compensation agreement (“Stipulation”). The parties a...

Rodriguez v. Consolidated Farms, LLC  
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 43708

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants, Consolidated Farms LLC, dba Elk Mountain Farms (“Employer”), and Indemnity Insurance Company of North America, appealed an Idaho Industrial Commission’s finding that Respondent Rodrigo Rodriguez was totally a...

Schoorl v. Guild Mortgage Co  
Date: February 2, 2017
Docket Number: 43902

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, the Plaintiffs filed this action seeking to quiet title in a strip of land that was 34.56 feet wide and 314.70 feet long. They alleged that they had satisfied the requirements for acquiring title to the property...

Union Bank, N.A. v. North Idaho Resorts  
Date: January 27, 2017
Docket Number: 42467

Justia Opinion Summary: North Idaho Resorts (NIR) appealed the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Union Bank, N.A. (Union Bank) in a mortgage priority dispute. The district court held that NIR did not possess a vendor’s lien...

Union Bank, N.A. v. JV L.L.C  
Date: January 27, 2017
Docket Number: 42479

Justia Opinion Summary: JV, LLC (JV) appealed the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Union Bank, N.A. (Union Bank) in a mortgage priority dispute. Union Bank sought to foreclose a mortgage on a property known as “Trestle Cre...

Molen v. Christian  
Date: January 24, 2017
Docket Number: 43755

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Michael Molen appealed the district court’s summary judgment dismissal of his legal malpractice action. The malpractice action stems from respondent Ronald Christian’s representation of Molen in a criminal case...

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