Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia Decisions 2015

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1029

Cameron NRC, LLC v. Linda Ashby (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0699
Thomas Riser v. Centre Foundry Machine Co. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0706
Eric Smith v. City of South Charleston (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0783
Kevin Washington v. Dynamic Energy (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0787
Darrell Lucas v. International Coal Group (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0798
SWVA, Inc. v. James A. Thompson (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0848
John Williams v. Alex Energy (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0856
Myrtle Blevins, Widow v. Resources Limited (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0857
Varsha Vaghela v. JP Morgan Chase and Company (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0869
Shayne Bittinger v. Greenbrier Hotel Corp. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1288
Jeffrey Tennant v. Fire Safety Investigations (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0158
Fred L. Boggs v. Boggs Trucking - Chad Boggs (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0159
Robin Dakan v. West Virginia Homecare (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0160
Thomas Rotruck v. West Virginia University (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0168
Nicholas Menel v. United Coal Co. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0175
Sarita Delp v. Greenbrier Hotel Corp. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0176
David Pipkin v. Buchanan Pump & Supply Co. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0177
Julie Stover v. General Mills (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0178
Terry Williams v. Charleston Hauling (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0185
In Re: The Adoption of S.A.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0969
David P. Field, Jr. v. M. Scott Villers, Adm. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0016
Michael Gerber v. Cabot Oil & Gas, etc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0220
Jeff Wendell Johnson, Jr. v. Timothy H. Stone (Memorandum Decision)
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0243
William C. Morgan v. Pamela Sue Pack (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1085
In re: Ronald Call (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1115
State of West Virginia v. Richard D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1249
Scott B. Burgess v. David Ballard, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0750
State of West Virginia v. Bonnie Sue Hopkins (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1139
Anita Jean Shelton v. Robert Crookshank (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1146
State of West Virginia v. Dona Yvonne Jarvis (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1154
State of West Virginia v. Lionel W. Bragg (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1248
Larry S. White, II v. Marvin Plumley, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1272
State of West Virginia v. Terrance A. Booker (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1298
In re: I.P., C.P. & K.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1299
State of West Virginia v. David M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1320
State of West Virginia v. Gaylord K. L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0005
State of West Virginia v. William R. McDermitt (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0006
State of West Virginia v. Jason Alfstad (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0022
David C. v. Mallory M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0063
In re: M.P., L.P., S.Y. & A.Y. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0118
Alfred Joseph Munoz v. Olivia A. Adams, et al. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0140
State of West Virginia v. J.N., Sr. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0181
Robert Kelley, et al. v. Norma Kelley (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0188
In re: M.W., A.T. & J.T. III (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0196
In re: D.B., S.B., D.G. & W.G. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0207
In re: D.B. & S.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0209
State of West Virginia v. Lindsey M. Preston (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0210
Nathan E. M. v. George H. A. and Sara G. A. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0231
State of West Virginia v. David L. Moore (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0237
In re: G.M. & L.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0247
In re: P.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0255
In re: C.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0278
In re: C.W., A.J. & I.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0293
In re: D.S., Jr. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0321
In re: S.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0328
In re: F.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0358
In re: F.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0359
In re: K.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0368
In re: S.B., E.B.-1 & E.B.-2 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0408
In re: C.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0411
In re: Z.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0443
In re: K.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0466
In re: C.E. & N.E.-2 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0513
In re: T.B. & N.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0529
In re: S.C. & J.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0532
In re: M.N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0539
In re: G.D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0556
In re: K.S.-1 & K.S.-2 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0572
In re: J.P.-1, K.P. & S.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0590
In re: E.K., O.K. & G.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0605
In re: M.C.-1, M.C.-2, M.C.-3 & G.F. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0636
In re: M.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0639
In re: T.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0663
In re: K.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0664
In re: T.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0665
In re: D.W. Jr., & S.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0667
In re: D.W., Jr. & S.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0671
In re: H.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0672
In re: A.H., M.H. & R.F. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Numbers: 15-0675, 15-0676
In re: M.D.-1 & N.D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0677
In re: G.N. & T.N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0682
In re: D.H. & A.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0686
In re: S.M. & K.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0687
In re: B.A. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0700
In re: L.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0705
In re: I.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0710
In re: C.T. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0742
State of West Virginia v. Charles Franklin Plymail (Dissent)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0016
State of West Virginia v. Thomas M. White, Jr. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0918
K. Subramani v. W. Va. Board of Governors, et al. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0924
Gregory G. Hall, et al. v. City of Clarksburg (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0928
State of West Virginia v. Michelle Curran (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1034
Gregory C. v. Victoria C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1109
State of West Virginia v. Shawn D. Stewart (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1149
State of West Virginia v. James Messer (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1180
Carl Carmichael v. Enerfab, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1216
Robert M. v. Marvin Plumley, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0002
Marvin Plumley, Warden v. William Laval Mayfield (Dissent)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0018
Marvin Plumley, Warden v. William Laval Mayfield (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0018
Christopher S. v. Marvin Plumley, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0035
State of West Virginia v. Michael Austin S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0133
Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Jarrell L. Clifton, II (Signed Opinion)
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1128
Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC v. Hickman (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-0921, 14-0922, 14-0923

Justia Opinion Summary: The complex issues at issue in these three consolidated appeals revolved around four overlapping leases to extract oil and gas from land owned by Plaintiff. Each lease contained an arbitration clause. Plaintiff filed the...

W. Va. Racing Comm’n v. Reynolds (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0957

Justia Opinion Summary: The West Virginia Racing Commission suspended the occupational permits of each of seven jockeys for thirty days and imposed a $1,000 fine on each of the jockeys for certain rules governing horse racing. The circuit court...

State of West Virginia v. Richard Wakefield (Separate)
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0968
State v. Wakefield (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0968

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of two counts of sexual assault in the second degree and two counts of sexual assault in the third degree. Defendant was effectively sentenced to not less than ten nor more tha...

Goff v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Comm’r (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0977

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a police officer with the Department of Natural Resources, lost his right eye as a result of a workplace injury. Petitioner was awarded thirty-three percent permanent partial disability for the “total and irr...

Geological Assessment & Leasing v. O'Hara (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-1210, 14-1211, 14-1286

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal involved three different leases negotiated by Defendant between plaintiff-landowners and an oil and gas company. Each of the three leases engendered a different lawsuit against Defendant. In each case, Plaint...

State ex rel. Games-Neely v. Hon. Gray Silver III (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0205

Justia Opinion Summary: Donal Bowers was charged with alleged sex crimes against an eleven-year-old girl. The assistant prosecutor filed a motion in limine to obtain an advance ruling on the admissibility of the diary of the alleged victim. The...

David Walter Roberson v. Tina Renee Roberson (Dissent)
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1341
David Walter Roberson v. Tina Renee Roberson (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1341
Mark V.H. v. Dolores J.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0350
Travelers Indem. Co. v. U.S. Silica Co. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0343

Justia Opinion Summary: U.S. Silica Company has been named as a defendant in numerous silica claims seeking damages for injuries allegedly caused by exposure to silica sand. When three policies of comprehensive general liability insurance purch...

Joseph A. Buffey v. David Ballard, Warden (Separate)
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0642
Buffey v. Ballard (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0642

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner pleaded guilty to one count of robbery and two counts of sexual assault. Petitioner’s first petition for writ of habeas corpus was unsuccessful. Thereafter, Petitioner filed a second petition for a writ of hab...

Herman Tracy French v. Mercer County Commission (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0790
State of West Virginia v. Joshua Neal Hubbard (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1101
Maston v. Wagner (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1113

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against two law enforcement officers, as well as their respective employers, alleging (1) the officers attacked, assaulted and battered Plaintiff and intentionally inflicted emotional distress; (2) t...

W. Va. Bd. of Educ. v. Marple (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1264

Justia Opinion Summary: After Respondent was terminated as Superintendent of Schools she challenged her termination from employment by filing suit in the circuit court, naming as Defendants the West Virginia Board of Education and its former pr...

Wiseman Constr. Co. v. Maynard C. Smith Constr. Co. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0635

Justia Opinion Summary: Respondent was the low bidder on a government construction contract. The Purchasing Division of the Department of Administration and the Lottery Commission (collectively, the Agency), however, awarded the contract to Pet...

Lowe's Home Centers v. Gregory Gwinn (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1291
State v. Jenner (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0876

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Petitioner was convicted of first degree murder without a recommendation of mercy, attempted murder, and malicious wounding. The Supreme Court affirmed with one exception, holding (1) there was suffic...

Erie Ins. Prop. & Cas. Co. v. King (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1059

Justia Opinion Summary: Erie Insurance Property and Casualty Company submitted to the Virginia Insurance Commissioner a rate, form, and product filing seeking approval for a new product endorsement entitled Rate Protection Endorsement (RPE). Th...

Teresa L. Underhill v. James F. Underhill (Concurring)
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1102
Teresa L. Underhill v. James F. Underhill (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1102
State of West Virginia v. James Earl Noel, Jr. (Separate)
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0174
State v. Noel (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0174

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of fleeing in a vehicle, possession with intent to deliver a schedule II controlled substance (cocaine), and possession with intent to deliver a schedule II controlled substanc...

State of West Virginia v. Bobby Bolen, Sr. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0224
Hubert D. and Sharon L. Messer v. Kennad L. Skeen, II (Concurring)
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0926
Brian L. v. Heather E. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1155
Miguel Delgado v. David Ballard, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0034
Richard M. v. Marvin Plumley, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0148
Donald Taylor v. Anthony Leonard, Administrator (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0206
David C. Tabb v. Jefferson County Commission (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0323
State v. Davis (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1162

Justia Opinion Summary: A criminal complaint was filed in magistrate court charging Respondent with conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, which is a felony. Before the preliminary hearing commenced, the State filed a motion with the mag...

In re S.W. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0333

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, an abuse and neglect petition was filed alleging that Child’s mother (Mother) was under the influence of drugs while caring for Child. The Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) subsequently placed Chil...

State ex rel. Barrat v. Dalby (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0669

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, an attorney practicing primarily in the Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit (judicial circuit), sought a writ of prohibition to prevent Respondents, the mental hygiene commissioners of the judicial circuit, from ap...

Carol Horn v. Cabela's Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0293
AT&T Mobility Services v. Kerri Spoor (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0396
Rosciti Construction Co. v. Louise Moran, Widow (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0398
Larry Williamson v. Marble King Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0402
Philippa Brown v. Prestige Telecommunications (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0621
Herbert Jones v. Warwood Armature Repair Co. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0630
Sharon G. Legg v. Greenbrier County Schools (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0634
Todd A. Robinson v. General Glass Co. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0643
Patricia Chambers v. Jackson County Commission (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0651
Heartwood Forestland Fund IV, LP v. Hoosier (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1110

Justia Opinion Summary: Billy Hoosier, Jr. mistakenly placed a modular home on a parcel of land owned by Heartwood Forestland Fund IV, LP. Heartwood filed a complaint seeking declaratory relief to inform its ownership of the tract of land at is...

Eric Foster v. David Ballard, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1023
Debra A. Fisher v. Wheeling Hospital (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1053
Reed v. Conniff (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1063

Justia Opinion Summary: After DUI and hit and run charges were filed against Robert Conniff, the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) notified Conniff that his driver’s license was being revoked for DUI. After a fifth and final hearin...

In re M.M. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1206

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) filed an abuse and neglect petition against Parents. After an adjudicatory hearing on the DHHR’s petition, the circuit court granted the DHHR custody of Parents’ minor...

Waugh v. Morgan County Emergency Med. Servs. Bd., Inc. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1209

Justia Opinion Summary: Morgan County Emergency Medical Services Board, Inc. is authorized by the County Commission of Morgan County to collect delinquent ambulance service fees. The Board brought an action against Petitioner, the owner of a mo...

Cledith N. Kincaid v. Alcon, LLC (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1226
Anthony Cosby v. Alpha Natural Resources (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1281
William D. Fannin v. Huntington Alloys Corp. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0071
Calvin C. Daniels v. Pine Ridge Coal Co. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0080
Timothy C. Ramey v. Cliff's Logan County Coal (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0142
Jeffrey J. Ripple v. Essroc Corporation (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0149
Lane Industries Inc. v. Johnny Clegg (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0155
Anthony B. Napier v. SWVA, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0156
Hope L. Gresham v. West Virginia State Bar (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1123
State of West Virginia v. Lynda R. Farley (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0132
State of West Virginia v. David Allen Warburton (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0625
State of West Virginia v. Jason D. Fields (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0726
L. Linda Mays v. The Marshall University Board of Governors (Dissent)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0788
State of West Virginia v. Lewis Kelly Dailey (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0807
David M. Wasanyi v. Rite Aid Corporation (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0844
State of West Virginia v. Luther Franklin Meadows (Dissent)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0952
Farmers & Mechanics Mutual Insurance v. Marlon Allen, Sr. (Separate)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0967
In Re: J.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1204
In Re: A.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0004
State of West Virginia v. Kenneth D. Black (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0007
State of West Virginia v. Erik Monroe Brown (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0023
State of West Virginia v. Joshua Bowman (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0030
In Re: N.U. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0032
Gary Elmer Tacy v. Patrick Mirandy, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0041
In Re: Z.O. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0079
In Re: S.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0166
In Re: S.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0167
In Re: J.L. and J.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0199
In Re: S.S. and R.S. (Dissent)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0254
In Re: S.S. and R.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0254
James Forest Tincher v. Dennis Dingus, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0295
In Re: P.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0362
In Re: B.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0406
In Re: C.K. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0419
In Re: M.T., J.P., and A.D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0444
In Re: G.W., P.W., A.W., and B.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0465
In Re: G.W., P.W., A.W., and B.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0467
In Re: S.V. and H.V. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0472
In Re: A.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0504
In Re: A.R., M.L., B.L., and J.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0557
In Re: B.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0592
In Re: B.O. and B.O. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0610
State of West Virginia v. Eddie Coffey (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0806
State of West Virginia v. Terry Watts, Sr. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0892
A2C2 Partnership, LLC v. Constellation Software (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0960
Tina Marie Leffingwell v. SWVA, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1061
John Palmer, et al. v. John Renner, et al. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1111
State of West Virginia v. Delbert Reed (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1153
Asset Acceptance, LLC v. Walter Grove (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1265
W. Va. Dep’t of Health & Human Res. v. E.H. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0965

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this case was a circuit court order directing the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, the Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities (DHHR) to restore access without limitation to...

Farmers & Mechanics Mut. Ins. v. Allen (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0967

Justia Opinion Summary: Tenant died in a fire that he caused on property he rented from Landlords. Insurer paid Landlords, its insureds, for the property damage caused by the fire. Plaintiff, individually and in his capacity as the administrato...

Hope L. Gresham v. West Virginia State Bar (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1123
Brooke Co. Board of Education v. Jerri L. White (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0054
W. Va. Dept. of Health and Human Resources v. E. H., et al. (Separate)
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-0664, 14-0845
State v. Tex B.S. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0891

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted and sentence for first-degree sexual assault and sexual abuse by a parent or guardian. The Supreme Court affirmed. Petitioner filed a habeas corpus petition in circuit court alleging that his sen...

Tex S. v. Karen Pszczolokowski, Warden (Separate)
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0920
Tex S. v. Pszczolokowski (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0920

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Petitioner was convicted of sexual assault in the first degree and sexual abuse by a parent or guardian. After Petitioner was sentenced, his trial attorney committed suicide. Thereafter, Petitioner fi...

State v. Wasson (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0950

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner pleaded guilty to burglary and was sentenced to an indeterminate term of one to fifteen years. As relevant to this appeal, the circuit court ordered Petitioner to pay restitution in the amount of $5,478.93 to...

State ex rel. First State Bank v. Hon. F. Jane Hustead (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0151

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a bank, filed suit against Respondent seeking the outstanding balance remaining on a loan it made to him in 2012. Rather than litigate the matter, Respondent entered into an “Agreed Order Confessing Judgment”...

Wheeling Park Commission v. Thomas Gurney (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0151
Randy N. Kennedy v. Kingston Mining (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0292
Galen D. Butts v. M A Bongiovanni, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0473
W. Va. Dep’t of Health & Human Res. v. E.H. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-0664, 14-0845

Justia Opinion Summary: This institutional reform litigation began in 1981 when a group of patients filed a mandamus action seeking judicial intervention for deplorable conditions in West Virginia’s mental institutions. In these consolidated ap...

Curry v. W. Va. Consol. Pub. Ret. Bd. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0846

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner served as general counsel to the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) for approximately twenty-five years. The WVDA submitted employer and employee contributions to the Public Employees Retirement Sy...

Malone v. Potomac Highlands Airport Auth. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0849

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a pilot, filed a complaint alleging that Potomac Highlands Airport Authority (“PHAA”) wrongfully banned him from the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport. Petitioner’s complaint alleged a loss of income as a r...

State v. Trail (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0887

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Petitioner was convicted of murder in the first degree. Petitioner was sentenced to life without mercy. The Supreme Court affirmed, holding (1) even if deemed gruesome, the probative value of autopsy...

State of West Virginia v. Tyler G. (Separate)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0937
State v. Tyler G. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0937

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of three sexual offenses against an infant. The Supreme Court affirmed, holding (1) the circuit court did not err in denying Defendant’s motion to suppress inculpatory statemen...

State v. Hedrick (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-1198, 14-0484

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, the principal owner of a vacation facility open to the public (“the resort”), was convicted of two counts of sexual abuse in the first degree. Petitioner’s sentence included placement on supervised release fo...

Michael Bragg v. Huntington Alloys Corp. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1278
Pamela L. Callison v. Greenbrier Hotel Corp. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1280
Marvin Pelefrey v. SWVA, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0045
Steven Christensen v. IVS Hydro, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0046
David R. Ford v. Hanover Resources (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0047
Parkersburg Bedding v. Judy Lockhart (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0050
Robert Baria v. Capitol Beverage Company (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0056
Ladona J. Cochran v. Greenbrier HOtel (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0057
Rebecca L. Faulkner v. Wheeling-Nisshin, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0059
State ex rel. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co. v. Hon. Ronald E. Wilson (Signed Opinion)  
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0424

Justia Opinion Summary: The underlying lawsuit arose out of Fred Hlad’s agreement to construct a house for Travis and Teresa Nelson. The Nelsons sued Hlad for breach of contract, various intentional tort claims, and negligence in constructing t...

Suzanne H. v. Jason L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: October 2, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-1185, 14-1198
In Re: A.N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Numbers: 15-0182, 15-0208
In Re: A.N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0208
Amy W. v. Travis W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0209
Reed v. Riner (Signed Opinion)  
Date: September 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1180

Justia Opinion Summary: The West Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) revoked Robin Riner’s drivers license due to her failure to submit to a secondary chemical test. The Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) reversed the revocation fo...

State of West Virginia v. Steven Michael Williams (Separate)
Date: September 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0455
State v. Williams (Signed Opinion)  
Date: September 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0455

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was found guilty of one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Defendant appealed, arguing that the circuit court erred in granting the State’s motion in limine preventing Defend...

Cottle v. Davis (Signed Opinion)  
Date: September 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0898

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was the owner of a parcel of land within a larger tract of land owned by Respondent. When Petitioner was conveyed the land, the deed contained a restrictive covenant stating that Petitioner “shall install no s...

In Re: K.B., B.B., & N.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0900
State ex rel. Airsquid Ventures, Inc. v. Hon. David W. Hummel, Jr. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: September 24, 2015
Docket Numbers: 15-0098, 15-0102

Justia Opinion Summary: The decedent died while participating in the Tough Mudder Mid-Atlantic event in Gerrardstown, Berkeley County, West Virginia. Plaintiff, the decedent’s mother and personal representative, filed a wrongful death action in...

State of West Virginia v. Jason R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0458
State of West Virginia v. David Wilson (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0731
State of West Virginia v. Joshua M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1197
Bobbie Lee Lester v. Melton Mortuary (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1259
Marlin J. McLain v. David Ballard, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1323
John J. Grant v. Patrick Mirandy, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0003
State of West Virginia v. Paul Campbell, Jr. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0031
In Re: H.S., N.S., Jr., C.R., & K.F. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0065
In Re: A.M., B.M., D.M., H.M., & P.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0163
In Re: W.E. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0183
In Re: I.J., W.J., G.J., & K.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0202
In Re: C.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0218
In Re: B.W., L.K., & R.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0277
In Re: C.S., M.S., & M.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0299
In Re: I.M., M.M., & K.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0307
In Re: E.T., & J.T. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0308
In Re: J.M., J.W., A.K., & A.K. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0325
In Re: J.M., J.W., A.K., & A.K. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0332
In Re: E.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0355
In Re: K.H., T.H., & C.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0371
In Re: N.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0377
In Re: M.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0422
State of West Virginia v. Harry Smith (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0756
State of West Virginia v. Norman Ratliff, Jr. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0886
Patricia Reed, Comm. W. Va. DMV v. Desiree Divita (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1018
Keith Edward Ross v. Patrick Mirandy, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1093
Trudy Malone, et al. v. WesBanco Bank, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1114
State of West Virginia v. Tara L. Harris (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1152
State v. Lambert (Signed Opinion)  
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0438

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was found guilty of first-degree murder, without a recommendation of mercy. Defendant was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The Supreme Court affirmed, holding (...

Robert Bandy v. Consolidation Coal Co. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1076
John E. Meadows v. Cobalt Coal Corp. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1084
Denzil E. Moyers v. T and B Service (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1085
James Johnston v. Consolidation Coal Co. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1086
State ex rel. Miles v. W. Va. Bd. of Registered Prof’l Nurses (Signed Opinion)  
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0131

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, who worked as a registered nurse at a Hospital, was terminated for allegedly violating the Hospital’s narcotic waste policies. Petitioner self-reported her termination to the West Virginia Board of Registered...

Cornerstone Interiors v. Ralph Hartwell (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1143
Harrison County YMCA v. Jodi L. Wildman (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1145
Adrian Thomas v. Pine Ridge Coal (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1194
Lisa A. Kirk v. Marriott International (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1222
Anthony Cosby v. Alpha Natural Resources (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1224
William H. Ballenger v. R & E Electric Co. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1228
James Carter v. Fisher Auto Parts (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1229
Kevin R. Dameron v. Brody Mining (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1230
Mark A. Stemple v. Aegis Communications Group (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1231
Consolidation Coal Co. v. Paul Scott (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1314
James Hawley v. Wheeling Linen Service (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1316
Michael G. v. Amy T. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0914
Larry Hayes v. Marvin C. Plumley, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0915
A.S. v. K.T. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1027
Don Boardwine v. Kanawha Charleston Humane Assoc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1083
John S. v. David Ballard, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1184
Jonathan Adkins v. Marvin C. Plumley, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0015
N.C. v. S.A. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0135
Jonathan Lind v. David Ballard, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0116
State of West Virginia v. Jason Flora (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0322
Charmain T. Willis v. Lori Nohe, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0445
State of West Virginia v. Howard C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0485
Robbie Campbell v. Marvin Plumley, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0688
State of West Virginia v. Robert Glenn Ford (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0732
Charles Redman v. David Ballard, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0894
State of West Virginia v. Jamal A. Azeez (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0951
State of West Virginia v. Coriana C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0985
State of West Virginia v. Glen M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1004
State of West Virginia v. Shawn Jarvis (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1081
State of West Virginia v. David E. Dailey (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1096
In Re: D.J. & R.D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1128
State of West Virginia v. Linda Sue Randles (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1151
State of West Virginia v. Timothy Lee Johns (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1163
In Re: A.N., A.N., A.N. & A.N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1175
State of West Virginia v. Roger G.. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1200
State of West Virginia v. Lesa M. Lewis (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1234
City of Elkins v. Joshua G. Black (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1238
State of West Virginia v. Jesse W. Nicholas (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1267
State of West Virginia v. James I. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1297
State of West Virginia v. Samuel R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1319
In Re: C.C. & T.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0039
In Re: K.P. & V.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0082
In Re: L.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0107
In Re: S.V. & H.V (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0145
In Re: L.F. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0153
In Re: C.S. & C.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0180
In Re: B.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0184
In Re: J.F., L.C., R.C. & F.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0204
In Re: B.W., A.W. & E.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0219
Martha Knotts v. Grafton City Hospital (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0752
Gregory Ivan Settle v. David Ballard, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0907
Roy Montgomery v. Vince Bruno Construction (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0949
Charles W. Martin v. Magnum Coal Co. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: July 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1026
Edria Dunn v. Tractor Supply (Memorandum Decision)
Date: July 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1029
Forest A. Adkins v. SWVA, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: July 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0973
Shari Stewart v. Cabela's Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: July 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0978
James Lilly v. Alex Energy, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: July 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0979
John A. Whitt v. Sleepy Hollow Golf Club (Memorandum Decision)
Date: July 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0982
Philip B. Tully v. Gino's (Memorandum Decision)
Date: July 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0984
Fred L. Loyd v. Aker Construction (Memorandum Decision)
Date: July 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1052
Kristie E. Shrader v. Par-Mar Oil Co. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: July 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1073
Aaron Nelson v. David Ballard, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0598
Rodger M. v. David Ballard, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0820
Eric F. v. Marvin Plumley, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0834
Rossi Gray v. David Ballard, Warden, etc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-0836, 15-0105
Joel Rosenthal v. Christopher Mihans (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1041
Ross Jenkins v. Marvin Plumley, Warden (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1068
State of West Virginia v. Delbert R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0728
State of West Virginia v. Douglas Williams (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0826
Rick A. Edwards v. City of Charleston, etc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1219
In Re: R.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-0179
W. Va. Dep’t of Transp. v. W. Pocahontas Props., LP (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0381

Justia Opinion Summary: The West Virginia Department of Transportation (DOH) filed a condemnation action against Western Pocahontas and Beacon Resources, Inc. seeking to take approximately thirty acres owned by Western Pocahontas and leased to...

Stephens v. Rakes (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 16, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1079

Justia Opinion Summary: This action arose from medical treatment received by decedent Gary Rakes at the Bluefield Regional Medical Center between September 3, 2010 and September 5, 2010. The decedent died on September 5, 2010. Respondent, as pe...

State ex rel. Perdue v. Nationwide Life Ins. Co. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0100

Justia Opinion Summary: The West Virginia State Treasurer separately filed sixty-three complaints against insurance companies doing business in West Virginia, alleging that the insurers unlawfully retained life insurance proceeds unclaimed by s...

Evans v. United Bank, Inc. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0291

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involved an alleged fraudulent scheme involving United Bank and McQuade Appraisal Services (collectively, Respondents) to inflate the value of property in a residential development called Walnut Springs Mountain...

State of West Virginia v. Orville M. Hutton (Separate)
Date: June 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0603
State v. Hutton (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0603

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant entered an Alford plea of guilty to unlawful assault. Defendant was subsequently notified that he would be processed for deportation to Jamaica because of his felony conviction. When Defendant was discharged fr...

State of West Virginia v. Darnell Carlton Bouie (Separate)
Date: June 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0639
State v. Bouie (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0639

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of felony murder and conspiracy to commit burglary. Defendant was sentenced to life with mercy on his conviction of felony murder. The Supreme Court affirmed, holding (1) Defen...

State of West Virginia v. Michael and Kim Blatt (Separate)
Date: June 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0757
State v. Blatt (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0757

Justia Opinion Summary: Tinkerbell, a female pit bull terrier, injured a neighbor child who was playing in the yard of Michael and Kim Blatt. The circuit court ordered that Tinkerbell, the family pet of the Blatts, be euthanized pursuant to Wes...

Karen Cox v. Fairfield Inn (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0871
Terri Davis v. Wheeling Hospital (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0883
State of West Virginia v. Donald B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1205
State of West Virginia v. Richard D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1250
J.E. v. J.A. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0137
State of West Virginia v. Gregory Fugate (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0193
M.M. II v. B.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0213
Janice Hope Smith v. Eric Scott Smith (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0759
James Wesley Ivy Jr. v. City of Montgomery, et al. (Dissent)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0762
State of West Virginia v. Frank D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0825
M.W. v. L.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0853
State of West Virginia v. Shawn Ganey (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0860
In Re: K.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-0863
In Re: C.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1001
State of West Virginia v. William Nicholson (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1036
Bernard L. Thompson v. Lunia W. Thompson (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1058
State of West Virginia v. William Cline (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1098
In Re: Adoption of S.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1103
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