Maine Supreme Judicial Court
2012 Decisions


January 2012
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December 2012
DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 143 SOM-12-181
12/28/12 ANTLER'S INN & RESTAURANT, LLC v. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
2012 ME 142 SOM-12-111
12/28/12 BRYAN CARRIER v. SECRETARY OF STATE
2012 ME 141 CUM-12-222
12/28/12 MARK CHAPMAN v. LAWRENCE ROBINSON
2012 ME 140 AND-12-174
12/20/12 IN RE B.C.
2012 ME 139 AND-12-267
12/20/12 IN RE MARCIA E.
2012 ME 138 WAS-11-604
12/10/12 JO A. WOODWORTH v. PAUL GADDIS et al.
2012 ME 137 HAN-12-74
12/13/12 DAVID S. LLOYD et al. v. ESTATE OF ANNABELLE E. ROBBINS
2012 ME 136 PEN-11-628
12/11/12 STATE OF MAINE v. ZACHARY R. CARR
2012 ME 135 YOR-11-551
12/11/12 JAMIE FUHRMANN v. STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE EAST, INC. et al.
2012 ME 134 KEN-12-47
12/6/12 ELLEN MICHALOWSKI v. BOARD OF LICENSURE IN MEDICINE et al.
2012 ME 133 KEN-12-79
12/6/12 STATE OF MAINE v. CHRISTOPHER L. MOSHER



November 2012
DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 132 PEN-11-507
11/29/12 STATE OF MAINE v. NATHANEAL K. NIGHTINGALE
2012 ME 131 FED-11-295
1129/12 NICOLLE BRADBURY et al. v. GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC
2012 ME 130 CUM-11-46
11/27/12 STATE OF MAINE v. LINDA DOLLOFF
2012 ME 129 WAL-11-180
11/20/12 STATE OF MAINE v. RANDALL HOFLAND
2012 ME 128 WCB-12-75
11/15/12 RICHARD GRAVES v. BROCKWAY-SMITH CO., et al.
2012 ME 127 CUM-12-48
11/13/12 ADOPTION OF L.E.
2012 ME 126 ARO-12-13
11/8/12 STATE OF MAINE v. NICKLAS JONES
2012 ME 125 CUM-12-86
11/6/12 MYNDILEE WONG v. JACK HAWK
2012 ME 124 CUM-12-45
11/6/12 JIMíS PLUMBING AND HEATING, INC., et al v. HOME LOAN INVESTMENT BANK et al.
2012 ME 123 ARO-10-560
11/1/12 STATE OF MAINE v. JAMES P. GANTHIER



October 2012
DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 122 PEN-11-419
10/25/12 NORMAN E. BUDGE et al. v. TOWN OF MILLINOCKET
2012 ME 121 KEN-10-679
10/25/12 STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY v. ESTATE OF JAMES CAREY
2012 ME 120 YOR-11-575
10/23/12 STATE OF MAINE v. JOSEPH L. SILVA
2012 ME 119 PEN-11-622
10/23/12 STATE OF MAINE v. GARRETT CHENEY
2012 ME 118 KNO-12-5
10/23/12 IN RE A.M.
2012 ME 117 CUM-11-435
10/11/12 J. COLE HARROS et al. v. THE WOODLANDS CLUB et al.
2012 ME 116 PEN-11-514
10/11/12 THERESA L. ST. LOUIS v. WILKINSON LAW OFFICES, P.C.
2012 ME 115 CUM-11-374
10/9/12; revision of 2012 ME 71 LEETE & LEMIEUX, P.A. v. JAMES L. HOROWITZ et al.
2012 ME 114 AND-12-102
10/4/12 LISA LEVESQUE v. ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY
2012 ME 113 CUM-11-594
10/4/12 NANCY B. RAMSEY v. BAXTER TITLE COMPANY et al.



September 2012
DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 112 WCB-11-297
9/25/12 WILLIAM BUCKLEY v. S.D. WARREN CO. et al.
2012 ME 111 YOR-11-550
9/11/12 ALLISON HAYDEN-TIDD v. THE CLIFF HOUSE & MOTELS, INC. et al.


August 2012

DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 110 BCD-11-597
8/28/12 SEARS, ROEBUCK & COMPANY v. STATE TAX ASSESSOR
2012 ME 109 AND-10-616
8/21/12 PAUL V. LEVESQUE et al. v. CENTRAL MAINE MEDICAL CENTER
2012 ME 108 BCD-11-525
8/16/12 THOMAS BARR JR. et al. v. RICHARD DYKE et al.
2012 ME 107 ARO-11-538
8/9/12 STATE OF MAINE v. MICHELLE E. FUNDALEWICZ
2012 ME 106 PEN-11-618
8/9/12 ALISA MORGAN v. ROBERT MARQUIS et al.
2012 ME 105 HAN-11-613
8/7/12 STATE OF MAINE v. DANIEL WHITNEY
2012 ME 104 WCB-11-297
8/7/12 WILLIAM BUCKLEY v. S.D. WARREN CO. et al.
2012 ME 103 YOR-11-211
8/2/12 LOUGEE CONSERVANCY et al. v. CITIMORTGAGE, INC. et al.
2012 ME 102 KNO-11-488
8/2/12 STATE OF MAINE v. TAMMY A. BRAGG


July 2012

DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 101 AND-11-262
7/26/12 STATE OF MAINE v. AARON J. PATTON
2012 ME 100 WAL-10-623
7/24/12 RENEE MILIANO v. ALFRED MILIANO
2012 ME 99 WAS-11-523
7/19/12 DALE HENDERSON LOGGING, INC. v. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION / OAK LEAF REALTY, INC. et al. v. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2012 ME 98 CUM-11-573
7/19/12 MAUREEN G. O"BRIEN v. WILLIAM E. WEBER JR.
2012 ME 97 SAG-11-450
7/19/12 CONRAD S. BROOKS et al. v. BARBARA R. CARSON
2012 ME 96 SAG-11-429
7/17/12 STATE OF MAINE v. RACHEL C. PRESCOTT
2012 ME 95 KEN-11-164
7/17/12 ELLEN M. GOODRICH v. MAINE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM
2012 ME 94 WAS-11-108
7/17/12 STATE OF MAINE v. COLIN HAAG
2012 ME 93 PEN-11-359; SRP-11-360
7/12/12 STATE OF MAINE v. COLIN KOEHLER
2012 ME 92 AND-11-541
7/12/12 STATE OF MAINE v. JACKLYNE S. POOLE
2012 ME 91 KEN-11-601
7/12/12 STATE OF MAINE v. TIMOTHY M. CASON
2012 ME 90 PUC-11-532
7/12/12 ED FRIEDMAN et al. v. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION et al.
2012 ME 89 CUM-11-270
7/10/12 DAVID F. D'ALESSANDRO et al. v. TOWN OF HARPSWELL et al.
2012 ME 88 AND-11-475
7/5/12 STATE OF MAINE v. KEVIN A. JONES
2012 ME 87 KEN-11-584
7/3/12 STEVEN R. DANZIG v. BOARD OF SOCIAL WORKER LICENSURE
2012 ME 86 KNO-11-345
7/3/12 STATE OF MAINE v. BRADLEY W. LEMAY
2012 ME 85 PEN-11-340
7/3/12 ESTATE OF STANLEY PINKHAM v. CARGILL, INC.


June 2012

DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 84 KNO-11-399
6/28/12 ANDREW WEINSTEIN et al. v. RICHARD HURLBERT et al.
2012 ME 83 WAL-11-117
6/26/12 ROBERT L. GRAY v. TD BANK, N.A.
2012 ME 82 CUM-11-519
6/21/12 STATE OF MAINE v. ROGERS HARRELL
2012 ME 81 CUM-11-433
6/21/12 SCOTT A. LIBERTY v. JEFFREY BENNETT et al.
2012 ME 80 WAS-11-389
6/21/12 TIMOTHY DANIELS v. NARRAGUAGUS BAY HEALTH CARE FACILITY et al.
2012 ME 79 KEN-11-555
6/19/12 BUDD P. GRANT v. JESSICA L. HAMM
2012 ME 78 BCD-11-89
6/14/12 PIKE INDUSTRIES, INC. v. CITY OF WESTBROOK et al.
2012 ME 77 YOR-11-396
6/14/12 ABBY KEAR DESMOND v. ANDREW SCOTT DESMOND
2012 ME 76 YOR-11-423
6/12/12 JOEL GOLDER et al. v. CITY OF SACO et al.
2012 ME 75 OXF-11-416
6/5/12 JENNIFER A. AKERS v. TIMOTHY L. AKERS
2012 ME 74 PUC-11-36
6/5/12 COVANTA MAINE, LLC v. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
2012 ME 73 WAS-11-542
6/5/12 STATE OF MAINE v. RICHARD HERZOG


May 2012

DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 72 CUM-11-413
5/31/12 GEORGE W. SLOAN III v. ERIN M. CHRISTIANSON
2012 ME 71-- WITHDRAWN CUM-11-374
5/31/12; 10/10/12 --link to 2012 ME 115 LEETE & LEMIEUX, P.A. v. JAMES L. HOROWITZ et al.
2012 ME 70 YOR-11-355
5/29/12 ROBERT GOUDREAU et al. v. PINE SPRINGS ROAD AND WATER, LLC
2012 ME 69 KNO-11-276
5/29/12 STATE OF MAINE v. TIMOTHY MOONEY
2012 ME 68 CUM-11-334
5/24/12 STATE OF MAINE v. PETER C. DEGENNARO
2012 ME 67 KNO-11-321
5/22/12 PAUL S. DOUGLAS v. LISA M. DOUGLAS
2012 ME 66 CUM-12-230
5/16/12 IN RE Motion for Protection of Mercy Hospital Evidence
2012 ME 65 HAN-11-259
5/15/12 STATE OF MAINE v. CORY W. LAFORGE
2012 ME 64 YOR-10-577
5/3/12 STATE OF MAINE v. DARLENE GEORGE
2012 ME 63 YOR-10-578
5/3/12 STATE OF MAINE v. JEFFREY L. WILLIAMS
2012 ME 62 WCB-11-352
5/3/12 ESTATE OF MICHAEL JOYCE v. COMMERCIAL WELDING CO. et al.
2012 ME 61 PEN-11-393
5/3/12 ROBERT NOLAN et al. v. KRISTEN LABREE et al.
2012 ME 60 ARO-10-598
5/1/12 STATE OF MAINE v. KIRK E. GOULD
2012 ME 59 OXF-11-291
5/1/12 JAMES M. McILROY v. GIBSON'S APPLE ORCHARD
2012 ME 58 CUM-11-480
5/1/12 JANICE W. DUNWOODY v. STEVEN M. DUNWOODY


April 2012

DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 57 WAS-10-678
4/19/12 RALPH NADER et al. v. THE MAINE DEMOCRATIC PARTY et al.
2012 ME 56 CUM-11-322
4/12/12 KERI L. BOJARSKI v. ROBERT G. BOJARSKI
2012 ME 55 PEN-11-16
4/12/12 STATE OF MAINE v. JACK D. BAILEY II
2012 ME 54 PEN-11-187
4/5/12 EDWARD KEZER v. CENTRAL MAINE MEDICAL CENTER
2012 ME 53 LUR-11-61
4/5/12 FRIENDS OF THE BOUNDARY MOUNTAINS v. LAND USE REGULATION COMMISSION et al.
2012 ME 52 YOR-11-338
4/5/12 CENTRIX BANK AND TRUST v. JUDITH R. KEHL et al.
2012 ME 51 PEN-11-246
4/5/12 STATE OF MAINE v. DAVID CHRISTIAN
2012 ME 50 YOR-11-268
4/3/12 NATHAN S. WESTON v. SHARON A. WESTON


March 2012

DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 49 OJ-12-2
3/29/12 Questions Propounded by the Maine House of Representatives
2012 ME 48 KNO-11-381
3/29/12 ROBERT STANTON v. MICHAEL STRONG
2012 ME 47 YOR-11-277
3/29/12 J. RUSSELL TARASON v. WESSON REALTY, LLC
2012 ME 46 SAG-11-305
3/29/12 ROBERT D. SPICKLER v. ADAH P. GINN
2012 ME 45 HAN-11-186
3/29/12 ADOPTION OF TOBIAS D.
2012 ME 44 CUM-11-127
3/27/12 MacIMAGE OF MAINE, LLC et al. v. ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY et al.
2012 ME 43 OXF-11-281
3/27/12 ESTATE OF KRISTIN CUMMINGS v. JAMES DAVIE et al.
2012 ME 42 AND-11-269
3/27/12 CITY OF LEWISTON v. ROBERT R. GLADU
2012 ME 41 WCB-11-314
3/22/12 JOHN MITTON v. VERIZON et al.
2012 ME 40 CUM-11-155
3/22/12 STATE OF MAINE v. WILLIAM A. HANAMAN
2012 ME 39 PEN-10-510
3/22/12 STATE OF MAINE v. FRANK C. JOHNSON
2012 ME 38 CUM-11-380
3/22/12 THE TRAVELERS INDEMNITY COMPANY v. MICHAEL A. BRYANT et al.
2012 ME 37 CUM-11-316
3/20/12 THAYER CORPORATION v. MAINE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE DISTRICT 61
2012 ME 36 BCD-11-210
3/15/12 FOREST ECOLOGY NETWORK et al. v. LAND USE REGULATION COMMISSION et al.
2012 ME 35 OXF-11-330
3/13/12 THE BANK OF MAINE v. LEWIS E. HATCH III et al.
2012 ME 34 CUM-11-337
3/13/12 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. v. DAVID E. deBREE et al.
2012 ME 33 PEN-10-657
3/13/12 STATE OF MAINE v. JOHN R. MAYNARD
2012 ME 32 BCD-11-393
3/13/12 VICTOR BRAVO AVIATION, LLC v. STATE TAX ASSESSOR
2012 ME 31 KEN-10-668
3/13/12 LINDA L. (SKEHAN) LEWIN v. MARK H. SKEHAN
2012 ME 30 YOR-11-112
3/8/12 FRED D. GAY, TRUSTEE of the FRED D. GAY REVOCABLE TRUST
2012 ME 29 PIS-11-257
3/8/12 A.E. ROBINSON OIL CO, INC. v. COUNTY FOREST PRODUCTS, INC. et al.
2012 ME 28 CUM-11-230
3/8/12 MARIANNE McGETTIGAN et al. v. TOWN OF FREEPORT
2012 ME 27 ARO-11-411
3/8/12 APRIL A. CASALE v. RANDALL J. CASALE
2012 ME 26 KEN-11-299
3/6/12 STATE OF MAINE v. MICHAEL J. DEE
2012 ME 25 AND-11-324
3/6/12 TOWN OF MINOT v. CHUCK R. STARBIRD

February 2012




DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 24 PEN-11-222
2/28/12 FRANKLIN L. BURNELL JR. v. LYNETTE D. BURNELL
2012 ME 23 BCD-11-368
2/28/12 PHILADELPHIA INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANY v. JOSHUAH P. FARRINGTON
2012 ME 22 LIN-11-357
2/28/12 DEIRDRE DUNLAP v. TOWN OF WESTPORT ISLAND et al.
2012 ME 21 BCD-11-439
2/28/12 ANTHEM HEALTH PLANS OF MAINE, INC. v. SUPERINTENDENT OF INSURANCE et al.
2012 ME 20 CUM-11-31
2/28/12 CHRISTOPHER J. McCORMICK v. LAWRENCE CRANE
2012 ME 19 OXF-11-354
2/28/12 STATE OF MAINE v. TIMOTHY SCOTT ROBBINS
2012 ME 18 OXF-11-302
2/21/12 ROBERT J. LAUX et al. v. RALPH HARRINGTON et al.
2012 ME 17 KEN-11-227
2/21/12 DARIN R. GREATON v. LISA A. GREATON
2012 ME 16 HAN-11-371
2/21/12 STATE OF MAINE v. JAMES S. SOUCY
2012 ME 15 BCD-11-83
2/9/12 PAUL PELLETIER v. JOHN PELLETIER et al.
2012 ME 14 CUM-11-159
2/7/12 STATE OF MAINE v. CHAD T. GURNEY
2012 ME 13 CUM-11-192
2/2/12 MRS. T., AS PARRENT AND NEXT FRIEND OF C.T. v. COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
2012 ME 12 PEN-11-129
2/2/12 STATE OF MAINE v. MALLORY McPARTLAND


January 2012

DecisionDocket A. 2d Cite DateCase Name
2012 ME 11 ARO-11-191
1/31/12 STATE OF MAINE v. KENNY L. OUELLETTE
2012 ME 10 CUM-10-587
1/31/12 CHRISTINE S. ANGELL v. RENALD C. HALLEE
2012 ME 9 ARO-10-703
1/24/12 STATE OF MAINE v. JESSE GUYETTE
2012 ME 8 CUM-11-149
1/24/12 IN RE THE PIKE FAMILY TRUSTS
2012 ME 7 YOR-11-184
1/24/12 MARK COOKSON v. LIBERTY MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY
2012 ME 6 HAN-11-134
1/24/12 CARRIE B. ANDERSON et al. v. CONSTANCE BANKS et al.
2012 ME 5 WCB-11-22
1/24/12 MYRON DOWNING v. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2012 ME 4 AND-11-7
1/19/12 RAYMOND R. CLOUTIER v. ROBIN M.(Cloutier)TURNER
2012 ME 3 ARO-11-113
1/17/12 STATE OF MAINE v. SCOTT E. KNOWLTON
2012 ME 2 YOR-11-98
1/12/12 STATE OF MAINE v. RORY HOLLAND
2012 ME 1 CUM-10-706
1/10/12 FORE, LLC v. WILLIAM A. BENOIT et al.



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