Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia Decisions 2022

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In re J.L.-1 and E.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0848
John M. v. Sharon M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0377
M.P. and J.P. v. B.A. and B.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0353
State of West Virginia v. Jessie D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0542
State of West Virginia v. Bobby J. Criner (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0793
In re J.H. and S.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1002
In re G.W.-1, A.W. and V.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0090
In re E.I. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0098
In re B.A.-1 and K.A. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0141
In re G.Y. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0143
In re P.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0168
In re P.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0171
In re P.T. and Z.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0173
In re B.T. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0179
In re A.P. and B.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0196
In re D.H.-1, D.H.-2, D.N. and L.N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0200
In re M.F. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0213
In re J.B. and B.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0216
In re N.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0220
In re E.C., S.C., and J.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0225
In re B.J. and H.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0232
In re G.M. and S.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0233
In re G.M. and S.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0240
In re J.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0244
In re R.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0257
In re S.S., A.S.-1, and K.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0260
In re A.W., J.C., A.C., and M.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0266
In re C.G. and K.G. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0270
In re K.W. and K.E. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0307
In re J.H. and S.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0308
In re M.F. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0313
In re F.N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0319
Murray American Energy, Inc. v. Dustin Harshey (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0716
Roy W. Miller v. Dynamic Energy, Inc., LWF (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0206
Alvin Flint v. Arch Coal, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0298
Timothy R. Duffey v. Office of Miner’s Health (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0304
Gretchen Johnston v. Wheeling Hospital, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0308
Judy A. Baker v. Wheeling Island Gaming, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0309
Rafael Ruiz v. Mastec, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0359
Joseph Dodd v. Consolidation Coal Company (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0365
Blackhawk Mining, LLC v. Bobby Taylor (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0406
Larry J. Shepherd v. Cornerstone Interiors, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0407
Joseph Campbell v. Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0418
Cecil Bartram v. Coronado Group, LLC (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0479
State of West Virginia v. John Henry Miller (Memorandum Decision)
Date: September 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0891
State of West Virginia v. Jason Michael Payne (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0891
Robert Hurley v. Krystle Hurley (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0281
State of West Virginia v. Robert Higgins (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0290
State of West Virginia v. Alphrin A. Norman (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0374
State of West Virginia v. Thomas M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0376
State of West Virginia v. Terry Ryan Grantham (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0388
State of West Virginia v. William T. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0487
State of West Virginia v. Matthew S. Smith (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0507
State of West Virginia v. Richard Lee Taylor (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0543
State of West Virginia v. Evan O. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0573
State of West Virginia v. Michael M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0598
State of West Virginia v. Jeffrey Scott Smith (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0604
State of West Virginia v. Todd Wayne Boyes (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0605
In re E.G. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0632
In re A.F.-1, J.F., and A.F.-2 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0711
In re A.F.-1, J.F., and A.F.-2 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0712
State of West Virginia v. Phillip N. Keener (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0717
In re R.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0789
In re K.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0790
In re L.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0910
In re C.C. and L.C (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0975
In re H.C., M.C.-1, M.C.-2, and M.C.-3 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1038
In re H.L. and E.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1045
In re E.G.-D., R.G.-D., B.G.-D., and A.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1046
In re H.C., M.C., B.R., and A.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0001
In re J.E. and Z.E. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0039
In re L.M. and N.D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0046
In re C.T.-1 and C.T.-2 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0047
In re A.M. and K.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0053
In re K.E. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0054
In re L.H., J.F., and C.F. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0058
In re L.B., A.B., and J.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0075
In re A.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0077
In re A.R., A.R., and E.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0083
In re R.M. and R.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0087
In re G.W., I.W., A.W., and V.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0089
In re A.R., A.R., and E.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0092
In re K.H. and G.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0125
In re A.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0148
In re A.B. and D.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0149
In re T.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0172
In re C.R. and K.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0189
City of Winfield v. Putnam County Commission (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0086
State of West Virginia v. Nicholas Shackleford (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0265
S.U. v. C.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0322
In re A.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0352
Brian L. v. Heather E. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0468
State of West Virginia v. Daniel R. Plants, II (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0514
Karen Coffield v. Elgine H. McArdle (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0569
State of West Virginia v. Robert L. Holcomb (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0651
State of West Virginia v. Steven Wayne Funt (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0676
Marcus P. v. Matthew M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0691
In re P.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: August 30, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0162
Beckley Health Partners, Ltd. v. Hoover (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 15, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0680

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the circuit court applying this Court's decision in State ex rel. AMFM, LLC v. King, 740 S.E.2d 66 (W. Va. 2013), to conclude that Respondent lacked authority to bind her mother to…

In re C.S. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0694

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the written dispositional orders entered by the circuit court terminating Mother's parental rights to her two children, holding that the dispositional orders failed to include findings of fact…

State of West Virginia v. Scotty Joseph Byers (Separate)
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0706
State v. Byers (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0706

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the sentencing order of the circuit court in this criminal case, holding that Defendant's right to be present at the imposition of his sentence was violated and that this violation was not…

Gregory v. Long (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0857

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the ruling of the circuit court granting partial summary judgment to Defendants in this real property dispute, holding that genuine issues of material fact existed, precluding summary…

State of West Virginia v. Quenton A. Sheffield (Separate)
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0114
State v. Sheffield (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0114

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the order of the circuit court sentencing Defendant to life in prison without mercy for his first-degree murder conviction and terms of imprisonment for his remaining convictions, holding that…

State v. Tusing (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0115

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Petitioner's conviction of one count of death of a child by a parent, custodian, or guardian by child abuse but reversed the determinate sentence of one hundred years imposed by the circuit…

Adkins v. Clark (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0300

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the circuit court granting Defendant's motion to dismiss Plaintiff's professional malpractice claim brought under the West Virginia Medical Professional Liability Act (MPLA),…

Bradley v. Dye (Signed Opinion)
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0313
State ex rel., 3C LLC v. Honorable Eric H. O'Briant (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0441

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted Petitioner's request for a writ of prohibition as moulded in this case involving a business dispute rooted in a contract between Petitioner, a manufacturer of hemp-derived vaping cartridges, and…

In re H.W. (Separate)
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0545
In re H.W. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0545

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the circuit court denying Petitioners' motion to intervene in the underlying child abuse and neglect proceedings and reunifying the child with Mother, holding that there was no…

In re M.J., N.K., A.K., and B.K. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0591
SWN Production Co., LLC v. Kellam (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0729

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court answered certified questions seeking to clarify whether, in payment of royalties under an oil and gas lease, the lessor may be required to bear a portion of the post-production costs incurred in…

Milmoe v. Paramount Senior Living at Ona, LLC (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0183

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the circuit court granting summary judgment in favor of Defendant, Paramount Senior Living at Ona, LLC, and dismissing Plaintiff's complaint alleging that Paramount, which operated…

Lawyer Disciplinary Board v Patrick Doheny (Separate)
Date: June 10, 2022
Docket Number: 18-0363
Lawyer Disciplinary Board v Patrick Doheny (Signed Opinion)
Date: June 10, 2022
Docket Number: 18-0363
West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc. v. Gaujot (Separate)
Date: June 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0737
Fairmont Tool, Inc. v. Norvel Louis Opyoke (Separate)
Date: June 9, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1042
Fairmont Tool, Inc. v. Opyoke (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 9, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1042

Justia Opinion Summary: Following a diagnosis of cancer, Opyoke requested information from his employer, Fairmont Tool, about his right to take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). For approximately four months, Fairmont failed…

Goodman v. Searls (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0169

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court denying Defendant's petition for a writ of habeas corpus, holding that the circuit court did not err in denying the petition. Defendant was convicted of…

Jefferson County Foundation, Inc. v. W. Va. Economic Development Authority (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0235

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the orders of the circuit court dismissing Jefferson County Foundation, Inc.'s suit seeking a declaration that a series of transactions were an unlawful "de facto tax abatement," holding that…

Jefferson County Foundation, Inc. v. W. Va. Economic Development Authority (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0610

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied a writ of prohibition sought by Petitioner to stop a circuit court's order certifying the underlying case for class action relief, holding that there was no clear legal error in the…

State of West Virginia v. David Gilbert Riffle (Separate)
Date: June 7, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0765
State v. Riffle (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 7, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0765

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the circuit court sentencing Petitioner to an indeterminate term of incarceration rather than a determinate term under W. Va. Code 61-3C-14b(b) in connection with his conviction of…

State v. Combs (Signed Opinion)  
Date: June 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0249

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed Petitioner's conviction for first-degree murder and sentence of life imprisonment, holding that the circuit court erred in its determination that evidence regarding Petitioner's conviction for…

State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. Nathaniel Realty, LLC (Signed Opinion)  
Date: May 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0044

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the circuit court granting Respondents' motion for partial summary judgment in this insurance dispute, holding that the circuit court's order failed to set forth factual…

In re K.B.-R (Signed Opinion)  
Date: May 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0362

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the order of the circuit court dismissing the underlying abuse and neglect petition, holding that the circuit court's conduct during in camera interview of the children violated the West…

Everett Frazier, WV DMV v. Justin Hensley (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 19-1022
State of West Virginia v. H.D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0399
S.M. v. D.C.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0483
Alford Harshbarger v. Mary A. Harshbarger (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0788
State of West Virginia v. Nathan Hall (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0884
Terri K. v. Robert S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1007
Jonathan E. Auffant v. Manpower (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0027
Jackie N. v. Lori M.-N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0037
RWM Logistics Corp, v. Jane Doe (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0062
State of West Virginia v. Akeem E. Ellis (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0076
James Boles v. Blackhawk Mining (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0221
State of West Virginia v. Ty Mogyoros (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0250
State of West Virginia v. Ricky Pendleton (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0384
State of West Virginia v. Brian S. Willis (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0389
Margaret M. v. Laramie M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0449
State of West Virginia v. Michael Vance (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0523
In re T.W.-1, H.W., M.W., and B.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0701
In re J.A. and A.A. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0832
Goddard v. Hockman (Signed Opinion)  
Date: May 20, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0863

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the circuit court determining that Petitioner's predecessors in interest (the Stephens) were not bona fide purchasers when they acquired the subject property at a trustee's…

Laura Goddard v. Tyler Hockman and Emily A. Hockman (Separate)
Date: May 20, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0863
Ayersman v. Wratchford (Signed Opinion)  
Date: May 20, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-0174, 21-0181

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of circuit court denying in part Petitioners' motions for summary judgment asserting that they were entitled to qualified immunity, holding that the circuit court correctly denied,…

In re E.G. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0274
In re B.R., R.R., K.H., S.R., & A.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 20, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-0284, 21-0287
In re J.J. and A.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 17, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0012
Joseph E. Hunter v. Josh Burdette (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0617
In re D.L. and M.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0702
In re K.B.-1, K.B.-2, and K.B.-3 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-0750, 21-0753
In re L.T., R.L., and I.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0772
In re A.D.-1 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0794
In re G.M. and V.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0827
In re B.D. and A.D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0835
In re Z.A. and M.A. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0851
In re D.S. and C.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0852
In re T.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0858
In re R.R., M.R., B.H., T.H., and E.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0865
In re R.R., M.R., B.H., T.H., and E.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0867
In re A.G., C.G., T.S., D.G., and R.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0889
In re N.K. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0914
In re S.P.-1 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0916
In re J.M. and B.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0922
In re M.B.-1, M.B.-2, and K.N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0923
In re C.L. and E.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0926
In re B.K. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0927
In re A.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0938
In re G.C.-1, G.C.-2, and M.G. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0953
In re M.M., D.T., and W.T. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0960
In re M.J. and N.K.-F. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0961
In re C.W., E.P. and L.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0974
In re B.G., S.G., and L.G. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0980
In re R.W.-1 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0983
In re C.J. and V.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0985
In re B.G.-1, S.G., L.G., and J.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0993
In re D.S., K.S., and J.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0995
In re N.S., D.S., A.S., and J.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1003
In re V.L., Z.L., and K.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1007
In re A.J., K.J., and C.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1009
In re R.V. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1014
In re C.L. and C.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1025
In re L.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1027
In re A.B.-1 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1029
In re G.N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1034
In re L.G., B.G., A.G., and H.G. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1035
In re J.C., K.C., M.C.-1, and M.C.-2 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1036
In re L.G., G.B., J.B., R.B., and B.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1037
In re J.C.-1 and K.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1042
In re B.J., K.E., and L.G. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0021
In re B.M. and M.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0038
In re S.G.-1 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0040
In re C.N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-0061
Donna S. v. Travis S. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0166

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the circuit court affirming the family court's order setting aside a Mediated Settlement Agreement (MSA) between Petitioner and Respondent on the grounds that it was enforceable…

In re A.C. and C.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0470
Moore v. ICG Tygart Valley, LLC (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 28, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0028

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the Board of Review affirming the decision of the Office of Judges denying Appellant's request to add C5-6 spondylosis with C6 radiculopathy as a compensable condition, holding…

James A. Moore, Jr. v. ICG Tygart Valley, LLC (Separate)
Date: April 28, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0028
In re K.S. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0180

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the circuit court's order denying Father's motion to discharge his child support arrearage, holding that the circuit court did not err or abuse its discretion. After the parents of K.S.…

Miller v. St. Joseph Recovery Center, LLC (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0755

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the circuit court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Respondent and dismissing Petitioner's civil action alleging that Respondent violated the terms of the West Virginia Wage Payment and…

Reilley v. Board of Education of the County of Marshall (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0849

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the circuit court granting injunctive relief requiring Petitioners to remove a bridge and road that Respondent maintained after Petitioners brought this action for alleged flood…

West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety & Training v. Beavers (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0973

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the final order of the circuit court affirming the decision of the Coal Mine Safety Board of Appeals reinstating Respondent's mining certifications following a random substance abuse drug and…

In re K.S. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1030

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the circuit court's dispositional order terminating Mother's parental rights to her three minor children, holding that the court erred in terminating Mother's parental rights in the absence of…

In re A.A. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0019

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the circuit court denying Petitioner's motion to transfer custody of A.A. to her upon finding that the transfer would not be in A.A.'s best interest, holding that there was no…

Jared M. v. Molly A. (Separate)
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0253
Jared M. v. Molly A. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0253

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the family court denying Father's motion seeking to modify a parenting plan for his daughter, E.M., due to substantial changes in circumstances and awarding attorney fees to…

Resources Limited, LLC v. New Trinity Coal, Inc. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0332

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the order of the circuit court denying Resources Limited, LLC's motion to set aside the default judgment in this case, holding that the circuit court abused its discretion in denying Resources…

Stepp v. Cottrell (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0412

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court answered in the affirmative two questions certified by the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, holding that there is no separate cause of action for excessive force…

State ex rel., West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc v. Honorable Phillip D. Gaujot (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0737

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied a petition requested by West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc. and West Virginia United Health System, Inc. (WVU Hospitals) to invoke the original jurisdiction of the Court to obtain an…

Thornhill Motor Car, Inc. v. Honorable Miki Thompson (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0899

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted a writ of prohibition sought by Thornhill Motor Care, Inc. to prevent the Circuit Court of Mingo County from enforcing its order denying Petitioner's motion to dismiss based on improper venue,…

State ex rel., D.B. v. Honorable Thomas A. Bedell (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0937

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted a writ of prohibition sought to prevent the enforcement of an order of the circuit court that granted the motion filed by Respondents, the maternal grandparents of R.L., for the temporary…

City of Wheeling v. Public Service Commission (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1001

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the rulings of the Public Service Commission of West Virginia's (PSC) final order and its order denying the City of Wheeling's (Wheeling) petition for reconsideration and motion to stay,…

Auto Club Property Casualty Insurance Co. v. Moser (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 25, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0792

Justia Opinion Summary: In this insurance dispute, the Supreme Court affirmed the orders of the circuit court granting partial summary judgment to Insured, denying summary judgment to Insurer, and awarding Insured her attorney's fees, holding…

Judy v. Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0004

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the circuit court dismissing this complaint alleging violations of the West Virginia Human Rights Act (WVHRA), W. Va. Code 5-11-1 to -20, holding that Respondent was not…

State of West Virginia v. Johnny Ray D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0228
State of West Virginia v. Kyle Lewis Taylor (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0268
Pajak v. Under Armour, Inc. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0484

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court answered a question certified by the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia seeking to clarify the application of the West Virginia Human Rights Act (WVHRA) when the…

State ex rel., Dodrill Heating & Cooling, LLC v. Honorable Maryclaire Akers (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0561

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted a writ of prohibition sought by Petitioner to prohibit certification of a class of individuals who received documents from Petitioner containing language that purportedly violated the West…

State of West Virginia v. John Henry Herring (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 19-1192
State of West Virginia v. Gregory F. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0411
Murray American Energy, Inc v. Connie Titus (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0026
Rodney L. Underwood v. Clariant Corporation (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0033
State of West Virginia v. N.D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0040
John Jude v. Spartan Mining Company (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0110
James Bowen v. Huntington Alloys Corporation (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0120
William Boyko v. Blue Creek Mining, LLC (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0123
Pamela Jones-Bradley v. Beckley Appalachian Regional Heathcare, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-0124, 21-0119, 21-0121
Horizon Ventures of W. Va., Inc. v. American Bituminous Power Partners, L.P. (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 18, 2022
Docket Numbers: 20-0759, 20-0762

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the business court's orders in this rent dispute, holding that the business court erred in granting summary judgment to either party. American Bituminous Power Partners, LP (AMBIT) and Horizon…

Michael R. Rea v. Timothy A. Rea (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0314
In re C.J.-1, C.J.-2, C.J.-3, and R.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0361
Frazier v. Null (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0225

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the circuit court affirming the decision of the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) reinstating Respondent's driving privileges, holding that the OAH incorrectly reversed…

In re Petition of Mario Perito II for Expungement of Record (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0325

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the circuit court denying Petitioner's petition for expungement, holding that the circuit court did not err in ruling that the petition was barred by res judicata. In 1992,…

Harold Lee Weaver v. Barbara Jo Weaver (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0690
Goodwin v. Shaffer (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0010

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the order of the circuit court to the extent it granted summary judgment to James and Iris Shaffer in this real property dispute, holding that summary judgment was not proper in this…

Rita Tanner and Dennis Tanner v. Bryan D. Raybuck, M.D. (Separate)
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0038
Tanner v. Raybuck (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0038

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the portion of the circuit court's order granting Respondent's motion to dismiss this Petitioners' claims asserting, inter alia, medical negligence, res ipsa loquitur, and loss of consortium,…

Progressive Max Insurance Co. v. Brehm (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Numbers: 20-0850, 20-0851

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the circuit court granting summary judgment in favor of Plaintiffs - Christine Brehm and Amber Hess - in these suits for declarations of coverage against Progressive Max…

Progressive Max Insurance Company v. Christine Brehm and Amber R. Hess (Separate)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Numbers: 20-0850, 20-0851
In re H.B., J.B., P.B., D.B., and B.B.-1 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0058
State v. Duke (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0162

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed two of Defendant's convictions in this case arising from a fatal drug overdose and remanded the case to the circuit court to resentencing, holding that the convictions violated the…

State of West Virginia v. Shaun Richard Duke (Separate)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0162
State of West Virginia v. Thelma Lou Asbury (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0182
State of West Virginia v. James Alan Park (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0202
In re R.E. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0238
Tammy Weekley Angus v. Robert A. Price (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0269
Jason Gibson v. Heather Wiley (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0319
In re D.R., Z.R., A.S.-B., and P.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-0562, 21-0600
In re J.A. and Z.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0667
In re M.W., K.H., and L.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0707
In re W.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0720
In re. M.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0724
In re R.K. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0748
In re L.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0752
In re G.G. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0774
In re J.P.-1 and J.P.-2 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0805
In re A.P.-1 and B.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0809
In re D.B., J.B., and P.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0812
In re J.W.-1, G.W.-1, J.W.-2, and G.W.-2 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0815
In re M.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0817
In re C.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0821
In re T.B., S.B., B.J., and F.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0823
In re J.R.-1, J.R.-2, A.R., and C.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0828
In re A.S.-1, C.S., E.S., and J.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0837
In re C.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0839
In re L.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0846
In re A.B.-1 and A.B.-2 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0859
In re R.N. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0860
In re N.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0861
In re A.H., A.M., K.W.-1, K.W.-2, and R.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0880
In re R.W., H.S., and A.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0894
In re M.H. II (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0903
In re K.O., P.O., and M.O. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0908
In re T.W. and Z.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0915
In re K.W.-1, K.W.-2, and K.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0917
In re L.M., M.M., A.M., and I.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0932
In re W.E. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0946
In re M.W. and D.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0950
In re K.R., N.R., and S.R. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0955
In re C.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0984
In re C.M., R.M., T.M., K.M.-2, G.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0987
In re W.B., B.B., and M.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0998
In re K.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: April 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0277
State of West Virginia v. Michael Paul Conn (Separate)
Date: April 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0382
Dan's Car World, LLC v. Delaney (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0489

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the portion of the order of the circuit court applying prejudgment interest to the jury verdict in this lawsuit alleging breach of express and implied warranties and other claims but otherwise…

Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Leah Perry Macia (Separate)
Date: April 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0908
Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Leah Perry Macia (Signed Opinion)
Date: April 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0908
Antero Resources Corp. v. Directional One Services, Inc., USA (Signed Opinion)  
Date: April 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0965

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the circuit court's judgment finding as a matter of law that Defendant Antero Resources Corporation breached the parties' contract and granting partial summary judgment in favor of Plaintiff…

James Williamson v. Patriot Coal Corporation (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 23, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0801
Richard Thomas v. Ramaco Resources, LLC (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 23, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0805
Richard Thomas v. Ramaco Resources, LLC (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 23, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0808
Richard Thomas v. Ramaco Resources, LLC (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 23, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0809
State of West Virginia v. David Uphold (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 23, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0983
State of West Virginia v. Darcy Fisher (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 23, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1005
Chancellor Senior Management, Ltd. v. McGraw (Signed Opinion)  
Date: March 22, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0794

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the circuit court denying Petitioner's motion to compel arbitration, holding that the circuit court did not err. Respondents Louise McGraw and Charlotte Rodgers, by and through…

Contemporary Galleries of W. Va., Inc. v. Riggs Commercial Realty, LLC (Signed Opinion)  
Date: March 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0007

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the ruling of the circuit court denying the motion for a new trial filed by Contemporary Galleries of West Virginia, Inc. (Petitioner) after the circuit court previously denied Petitioner's…

State v. Conn (Signed Opinion)  
Date: March 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0382

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court answered a certified question from the circuit court by holding that Defendant's conviction for "attempted to commit an assault during the commission of a felony" was a qualifying offense under Sex…

State ex rel. March-Westin Co. v. Honorable Phillip D. Gaujot (Signed Opinion)  
Date: March 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0577

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted a writ of prohibition sought by Petitioner to prohibit the circuit court from enforcing its order to strike the notice it received pursuant to W. Va. Code 55-7-13d regarding Respondent's belief…

In re R.G. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 17, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0971
In re S.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0684
State of West Virginia v. Michael Matamala (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0984
In re S.M. and K.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0148
Sharon Keene v. Warren Keene (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0210
In re K.R., U.C., and D.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0239
In re J.C. and S.D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0354
In re B.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0623
In re B.B. and B.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0629
In re A.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0646
In re C.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0698
In re A.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0700
In re K.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0705
In re A.D., L.D., and K.D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0706
In re G.M. and M.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0715
In re C.C. and B.C. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0730
In re G.E., M.E., M.E., N.E., and J.L. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0736
In re S.P. and K.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0746
In re G.T. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0751
In re P.H. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0767
In re A.D. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0779
In re T.M. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0782
In re B.E. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0792
In re S.S.III (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0795
In re D.S. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0798
In re E.B., D.B., and H.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0801
In re E.B. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0804
In re L.J. and I.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0808
In re J.W.-1, G.W.-1, J.W-2, and G.W.-2 (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0810
In re L.J. and I.J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0818
In re C.P. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0819
In re O.W. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0850
Haught v. Fletcher (Signed Opinion)  
Date: March 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0349

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed in part the order of the circuit court dismissing Petitioner's claim against Respondent for defamation, holding that Petitioner's allegation that Respondent made the supposed defamatory…

Pavone v. NPML Mortgage Acquisitions, LLC (Signed Opinion)  
Date: March 7, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0970

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the circuit court finding that the after-acquired title doctrine cured any irregularity in the assignment of the deed of trust on the subject property in this case, holding that…

Robert Smith v. Murray American Energy, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: February 25, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0667
William T. Lusk v. WVOIC/Spartan Mining Company (Memorandum Decision)
Date: February 25, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0670
Danny W. Beasley v. WVOIC/Spartan Mining Company (Memorandum Decision)
Date: February 25, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0720
State of West Virginia v. Michael J. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: February 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-0112
Frazier v. Slye (Signed Opinion)  
Date: February 24, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0746

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court denying the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles' (DMV) appeal of a final order of the office of administrative hearings (OAH) after concluding that…

Donahue v. Mammoth Restoration & Cleaning (Signed Opinion)  
Date: February 18, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0343

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the circuit court enforcing a settlement agreement between Petitioner and his insurer, Respondent Allstate Company, and denying Petitioner's request to amend his complaint or allow…

Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Jeffery A. Davis (Memorandum Decision)
Date: February 11, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0871
State of West Virginia v. Dale Lee Carr (Memorandum Decision)
Date: February 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0798
Larry J. Black v. Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: February 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0634
Brent Baker v. Excel Site Rentals, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: February 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0669
Ralph Filipek v. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: February 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0671
Dana E. Moore v. Arch Coal, Inc. (Memorandum Decision)
Date: February 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0672
Jay Folse v. Glenn Elliott (Memorandum Decision)
Date: February 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-0677
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