Idaho Supreme Court Civil Opinions

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      Release Date Docket# Case Name Opinion 
      Summary 
      Video Archive Video* 
      Notes

       Nov 25, 2014

      40587 Christian Westby, et al v. Schaefer, M.D. - Opinion
      - Summary
      Appeal from district court's denial of motion to reconsider a protective order

       Nov 13, 2014

      41976 Emily E. Suter v. Jeffrey C. Biggers - Opinion
      - Summary
      Custody dispute

       Nov 13, 2014

      40514 Stanley Consultants v. Integrated Financial Associates - Opinion
      - Summary
      This appeal involves several cases with common claims for nonpayment against a developer

       Nov 6, 2014

      41209 Su Warren v. Williams & Parsons - Opinion
      - Summary
      Industrial Commission - Worker's Compensation

       Oct 29, 2014

      41193 Timothy Williams v. Idaho State Board of Real Estate Appraisers - Opinion
      - Summary
      Disciplinary proceedings for professional misconduct

       Oct 29, 2014

      40762 Gene L. Mattox v. Life Care Centers of America - Opinion
      - Summary
      Medical Malpractice

       Oct 29, 2014

      41421 Samuel J. Zylstra v. Boise State University - Opinion
      - Summary
      Negligence

       Oct 29, 2014

      41188 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. v. Margaret A. Butcher - Opinion
      - Summary
      Foreclosure

       Oct 29, 2014

      41252 U.S. Bank National Association N.D. v. Citimortgage, Inc. - Opinion
      - Summary
      Lien priority dispute

       Oct 29, 2014

      41296 Richard J. Braese, Jr. v. Stinker Stores, Inc. - Opinion
      - Summary
      Claim for injuries

       Oct 29, 2014

      41305 Cable One, Inc. v. Idaho State Tax Commission - Opinion
      - Summary
      Income earned by multistate corporation was taxable.

       Oct 29, 2014

      40427 Vianna Stibal v. April Fano - Opinion
      - Summary
      Breach of Release Agreement

       Oct 29, 2014

      40865 Spirit Ridge Mineral Springs v. Franklin County - Opinion
      - Summary
      Request for abatement of a private nuisance and injunction against a gun range

       Sept 26, 2014

      40883 Brad C. Carr v. Crystal (Pridgen) Edgar - Opinion
      - Summary
      Child custody dispute

       Sept 24, 2014

      40749 Kevin D. Hope v. Industrial Special Indemnity Fund - Opinion
      - Summary
      Worker's Compensation

      Sept 19, 2014

      41301 Jeremy J. Gugino v. Dennis J. Sallaz - Opinion
      - Summary
      Video Archive Video
      Collateral attack on divorce decree.

      Sept 19, 2014

      41889 Jay Brown v. Auga Greenheart - Opinion
      - Summary
      An action for the reformation of a deed to real property.

      Sept 19, 2014

      41446 Tracy Sales v. Stacie Peabody - Opinion
      - Summary
      Suit against Day Spa claiming infection resulting from pedicure.

      Sept 19, 2014

      41256 Idaho Youth Ranch v. Ada County Bd of Equalization - Opinion
      - Summary
      Video Archive Video
      Denial of application for property tax exemption.

      Sept 19, 2014

      40887 Scott Bybee v. Patrick D. Gorman, M.D. - Opinion
      - Summary
      Medical Malpractice claim

      Sept 19, 2014

      40793 Steven B. Cummings v. Roger L. Stephens and Northern Title Co of Idaho - Opinion
      - Summary
      Video Archive Video
      This is a cross-appeal from judgments wherein the buyer was denied damages against the seller and awarded judgment against the title company.

      Aug 28, 2014

      40581 Frontier Development Grp v. Caravella - Opinion
      - Summary
      Breach of residential construction agreement.

      Aug 25, 2014

      41012 Corgatelli v. Steel West, Inc. Opinion
      Summary
      Industrial Commission - Award of credit for benefits paid

      Aug 22, 2014

      40742 Ryan Conner v. Bryan F. Hodges, M.D. - Opinion
      - Summary
      Medical malpractice

      Aug 22, 2014

      40970 Serrano v. Four Seasons Framing - Opinion
      - Summary

      Industrial Commission - Accident injury

      Aug 22, 2014

      42020 Termination of Parental Rights (Father) - Opinion
      - Summary
       Father's Rights

      Aug 22, 2014

      40595-40599 Taylor v. Riley / Taylor v. Cummings - Opinion
      - Summary
      ** SECOND ** AMENDED 8/27/14
      Permissive appeal out of Ada Co. re: ruling by the district court that two attorneys who signed an opinion letter on behalf of a corporation affirming the validity of a stock redemption agreement could be liable to the person whose stock was redeemed when that redemption was later held unlawful.

      Aug 21, 2014

      40966 MRS v. Bonneville Billing and Collections - Opinion
      - Summary
      Substitute Opinion. Garnishment

      Aug 18, 2014

      40340 Agrisource, Inc v. Johnson Opinion
      Summary
      Breach of Contract Claim

      Aug 15, 2014

      40375 Camp Easton Forever, Inc v. Inland NW Council Boy Scouts of Amierica Opinion
      Summary
      Unambiguous deed

      Aug 13, 2014

      40615 Dept of H&W v. Cathie Peterson - Opinion
      - Summary
      Medicaid recovery

      Aug 6, 2014

      41306 Gregory Hull v. Richard Giesler - Opinion
      - Summary
      Contract rights

      Aug 6, 2014

      40573 ABC Agra v. Critical Access Group - Opinion
      - Summary
      Real property use restriction

      Aug 4, 2014

      40974-40975 SRBA: A&B Irrigation v. State of Idaho - Opinion
      - Summary
      Storage Water Rights

      Aug 4, 2014

      40012 St. Als v. MRI Associates - Opinion
      - Summary
      Substitute Opinion - Breach of Contract

      Aug 4, 2014

      40232 Billy J. Bringman v. New Albertsons, Inc.  - Opinion
      - Summary
      Unemployment benefits

      Aug 1, 2014

      41688 Health & Welfare v. John Doe (13-29)  - Opinion
      - Summary
      Parental Rights

      Aug 1, 2014

      41023 J&M Cattle Co v. Farmers National Bank  - Opinion
      - Summary
      Security interest in agister's lien

      Aug 1, 2014

      38793 Mark Van v. Portneuf Medical Center  - Opinion
      - Summary
      Whistleblower Act

      Aug 1, 2014

      40566 Pocatello Hospital v. Quail Ridge Medical Investor  - Opinion
      - Summary
      Ground Lease

      Aug 1, 2014

      41234 Chance Lebow v. Commercial Tire  - Opinion
      - Summary
      Industrial Commission - Unemployment Benefits

      July 31, 2014

      41100 Lynn Urrutia v. Ty (Cliff) Harrison  - Opinion
      - Summary
      Foreclosure; Attorney Fees 

      July 31, 2014

      40738 DAFCO v. Stewart Title Guaranty Co  - Opinion
      - Summary
      Deed of Trust

      July 31, 2014

      40992 NW Farm Credit Svcs v. Lake Cascade Airpark  - Opinion
      - Summary
      Deficiency Judgment

      July 8, 2014

      39964 Profits Plus Capital Mgmt. v. Jeffrey Podesta and Street Search - Opinion
      - Summary
      Breach of Contract

      June 24, 2014

      40563 Irina N. Shea v. Kevic Corporation - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      June 24, 2014 41681 Re: Termination of Parental Rights (Father) - Opinion
      - Summary
      Video Archive Video
       
      June 20, 2014 41208 Talbot v. Desert View Care Center - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      June 18, 2014 40212 April Beguesse, Inc. v. Kenneth Rammell - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      June 18, 2014 40124 Wandering Trails v. Big Bite Excavation - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      June 17, 2014 39909 Idaho Military HS v. Holbrook Baslen - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      June 17, 2014 40436 Shinn v. Bd. of Co. Comm. Clearwater Co. - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      June 17, 2014 39685 John Block v. City of Lewiston - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      June 17, 2014 40504 Karrin Massey v. Conagra Foods - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      June 17, 2014 40939 Tina Venable v. Internet Auto - Opinion
      - Summary
      Video Archive Video
       
      June 17, 2014 40368 Joseph Pierce v. Steve McMullen - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      June 17, 2014 40882 Idaho Power v. New Energy Two & IPUC - Opinion
      - Summary
      Video Archive Video
       
      June 17, 2014 40559 Muchow v. Varsity Contractors, Inc. - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      June 17, 2014 40987 & 41132 Karl H. Lewies v. Fremont County - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      June 17, 2014 41157 Bank of Idaho v. First American Title - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      Apr 8, 2014 40672 Terrie H. Rowley  - Opinion
      Summary 
       
      Apr 7, 2014 40013 Sanders v. Bd. of Trustees - Mt. Home School Dist. 193 - Opinion
      - Summary
       
      Mar 27, 2014 39774 Janice Blizzard v. Lundeby, M.D. Opinion 
      Summary
       
      Mar 19, 2014 40234 Credit Suisse v. Teufel Nursery Opinion
      Summary
       
      Mar 19, 2014 40170 Marvin F. Morgan v. Michael A. Demos, M.D. Opinion
      Summary
       
      Mar 19, 2014 40463 Edged In Stone v. NW Power Systems Opinion
      Summary
       
      Mar 19, 2014 40578 Marco Fonseca v. Corral Ag., Inc. Opinion
      Summary
       
      Mar 19, 2014 40827 MRS v. Strawn; Lewis and Knight Opinion
      Summary
       
      Mar 18, 2014 41213 Re: Termination of Parental Rights (Mother) Opinion
      Summary
       
      Mar 18, 2014 40142 Jamee Lee Wade v. Bryan F. Taylor  Opinion
      Summary
       
      Mar 18, 2014 41017-2013 Debra Peterson v. Dept of H&W - Child Support Opinion
      Summary
       
      Mar 18, 2014 39556-2012 William J. Waters v. All Phase Const. Opinion
      Summary
       
      Mar 18, 2014 40262 Karen White v. Valley County Opinion
      Summary
       
      Mar 13, 2014 39624 Morgan v. New Sweden Irrigation Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 20, 2014 38705 McVicars v. Christensen Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 18, 2014 38823-2011 Judy Nield v. Pocatello Health Services Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 11, 2014 40462 Western Home Transport v. Dept. of Labor Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 11, 2014 40809 Clearwater REI v. Mark Boling Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 11, 2014 40516 Cuevas v. Barraza Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 10, 2014 39991 Mulford v. Union Pacific Railroad Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 10, 2014 40369 State v. John Doe (2012-10) Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 10, 2014 40002 CUMIS Insurance v. Wade Massey Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 10, 2014 41463 In the Matter of Adoption Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 10, 2014 40502 Teurlings v. Larson Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 7, 2014 39708 Guzman v. Piercy / Canyon Couny / Sutton Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 7, 2014 39160 Johnson v. Highway 101 Investments, LLC Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 7, 2014 39757 Melaleuca, Inc. v. Foeller Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 7, 2014 40084/ 40106 Ada County v. Garden City / Meridian Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 7, 2014 40660 Michael Vawter v. UPS, Inc. Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 7, 2014 39493 Dennis Akers v. D.L. White Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 7, 2014 39182 Dennis Akers v. Marti Mortensen Opinion
      Summary
       
      Feb 7, 2014 41233 RE: Termination of Parental Rights Opinion
      Summary
       
      Jan 24, 2014 40101 Farmers Nat'l. Bank v. Green River Dairy Opinion
      Summary
       
      Jan 3, 2014 40568 Verdene Page v. McCain Foods, Inc. Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 30, 2013 39650 Campbell v. Kvamme  Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 20, 2013 40230 American West Ent. v. CNH, LLC Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 18, 2013 39975 Rita Turner v. Robert Turner Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 18, 2013 40344-2012 Rule Steel Tanks, Inc. v. Dept. of Labor Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 18, 2013 41387-2013 Jane Doe (13-23) v. John Doe Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 18, 2013 40512-2012 Gregory Renshaw v. MERS Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 18, 2013 39151-2011 Idaho Power v. Grouse Creek Opinion
      Summary
      Press Release 
      Dec 17, 2013 38191/ 38192/ 38193 A&B Irrigation v. 
      ID Dept. of Water Resources
      Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 17, 2013 39942 Bremer v. E. Greenacres Irrig. Dist. Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 13, 2013 39788 John M. Hoch v. Robb Vance Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 11, 2013 39319 Beers v. President - 
      Church of Jesus Christ of LDS
      Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 6, 2013 39346 Robby Mowrey v. Chevron Pipeline Co. Opinion
      Summary
       
      Dec 4, 2013 39690 BV Beverage Company v. Idaho ABC Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 27, 2013 39409 Silicon Int'l. v. Monsanto Co.  Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 27, 2013 40087 Geff Stringer v. William Robinson Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 27, 2013 39945 Frogley v. Meridian Joint School Dist. 2 Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 27, 2013 39822 Jeffry Black v. Idaho State Police Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 27, 2013 40393 Dallas Clark v. 
      Shari's Management Corp
      Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 26, 2013 39364 Trevor Taft v. Jumbo Foods, Inc., Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 26, 2013 40061 Norman Riley v. 
      Spiral Butte Development, LLC
      Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 26, 2013 39957 Liberty Northwest Ins. Co., v. 
      Spudnick Equip. Co.
      Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 26, 2013 39033/ 39034 / 39035/ 39036 State v. Keithly Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 26, 2013 39077/ 39078/ 39079 Christopher Hopper v. 
      Joseph and Bette Hopper
      Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 26, 2013 41149 John Doe v. Jame Doe (2013-14) Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 26, 2014 39831 Sky Canyon Properties v. 
      The Golf Club at Black Rock
      Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 26, 2013 39445-2011 Robert Siegwarth v. 
      Opportunity Management Co.
      Opinion
      Summary
       
      Nov 26, 2013 39878-2012 Holli Telfore v. Smith County Opinion
      Summary
       
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