Supreme Court: 1998 Opinions

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January 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 1 State v. Sandra Coombs January 2, 1998
1998 ME 2 State v. Sarah Aldus January 2, 1998
1998 ME 3 Palleschi v. Palleschi January 2, 1998
1998 ME 4 Citizens Savings v. Howland January 2, 1998
1998 ME 5 State v. Cecil Torrey January 5, 1998
1998 ME 6 Fraser v. A Superior Snack January 5, 1998
1998 ME 7 State v. Thomas Garrett January 5, 1998
1998 ME 8 State v. Philip Napier January 8, 1998
1998 ME 9 Gorham Savings v. Baizley January 8, 1998
1998 ME 10 Tryba v. Old Orchard Beach January 14, 1998
1998 ME 11 Dept. Human Services v. Monty January 14, 1998
1998 ME 12 Denman v. Peoples Heritage January 15, 1998
1998 ME 13 Tingley v. Frapier January 15, 1998,corrected 1-26-98
1998 ME 14 Quoddy Realty v. Eastport January 15, 1998
1998 ME 15 Mobile Imaging v. Portland January 20, 1998
1998 ME 16 Irving Oil v. Maine Aviation January 21, 1998
1998 ME 17 Ludington v. LaFreniere January 22, 1998
1998 ME 18 Maine Gravel v. Haining January 23, 1998
1998 ME 19 Gendreau v. Tri-Com. Recycl. January 26, 1998
1998 ME 20 Camps Newfound v. Town ... January 26, 1998
1998 ME 21 State v. Marcellus Martines January 27, 1998
1998 ME 22 Steinherz v. Wilson January 28, 1998
1998 ME 23 State v. G. Michael Deering January 29, 1998
1998 ME 24 Bd. of Overseers v. Lefebvre January 29, 1998
1998 ME 25 Avery v. Avery January 29, 1998

 

February 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 26 Schneider v. Putnam February 2, 1998
1998 ME 27 State v. Norman Dickinson February 9, 1998 (posted 2-10-98)
1998 ME 28 Flanders v. Cooper February 11, 1998
1998 ME 29 State v. Donna Spaulding February 11, 1998
1998 ME 30 Withee v. Garnett February 12, 1998
1998 ME 31 Moulton v. Moulton February 13, 1998, corrected 8-11-98
1998 ME 32 Wiliams v. Williams February 13, 1998
1998 ME 33 Alley v. Parker February 13, 1998
1998 ME 34 State v. Valdric Cilley February 18, 1998
1998 ME 35 State v. Christian Ireland February 25, 1998, corrected 3-18-98
1998 ME 36 State v. Allen Corliss February 25, 1998
1998 ME 37 Bangor Pub. v. Union St. Mkt. February 25, 1998
1998 ME 38 Patrons Oxford v. Garcia February 26, 1998
1998 ME 39 Livonia v. Town of Rome February 27, 1998
1998 ME 40 State v. David Cook February 27, 1998, corrected 3-16-98
1998 ME 41 Gasson v. St. Pierre February 27, 1998
 
March 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 42 Perkins v. Town of Ogunquit March 2, 1998, corrected 3-18-98
1998 ME 43 State v. Gregory Poulos March 4, 1998
1998 ME 44 Penney v. Capitol City March 4, 1998
1998 ME 45 Estate of Theberge March 4, 1998, corrected 3-18-98
1998 ME 46 Pepperell Trust v. Mt. Heir March 5, 1998
1998 ME 47 Paffhausen v. Balano March 6, 1998
1998 ME 48 Dow (f/k/a Adams) v. Adams March 6, 1998, corrected 3-18-98
1998 ME 48a O'Neal v. City of Augusta March 9, 1998 (Workers' Comp.)
1998 ME 49 State v. Robert McKenna March 9, 1998
1998 ME 50 Bartlett v. Tn. of Stonington March 9, 1998
1998 ME 51 Thompson's Point v. Gates March 9. 1998
1998 ME 52 Larochelle v. Cyr March 10, 1998
1998 ME 53 Chrysler Credit v. Bert Cote's March 11, 1998
1998 ME 54 Bailey v. City of So. Portland March 13, 1998
1998 ME 55 Estate of Wilde March 17, 1998
1998 ME 56 State v. David Maloney March 18, 1998
1998 ME 57 State v. Richard Fournier March 24, 1998
1998 ME 58 Botting v. Allstate Insurance March 25, 1998
1998 ME 59 Rocheleau v. Tn. of Greene March 25, 1998
1998 ME 60 State v. Zaacheus King March 25, 1998
1998 ME 61 Saucier v.State Tax Assessor March 25, 1998
1998 ME 62 Ketchum v. Ketchum March 25, 1998
1998 ME 63 Curtis v. Tn. of S. Thomaston March 25, 1998
1998 ME 64 State v. Dale Tarvers March 26, 1998
1998 ME 65 Waxler v. Real Estate Comm. March 26, 1998
1998 ME 66 S.D. Warren v. Tn.of Standish March 26, 1998
1998 ME 67 St Heart v. Abbott (St. Heart) March 27, 1998
1998 ME 68 State v. James Knight March 27, 1998
1998 ME 69 Calaska Partners v. McClintick March 27, 1998, corrected 4-1-98

 

April 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 70 Potter, Prescott v. Campbell April 3, 1998
1998 ME 71 Fraser Emp. F.C.U. v. Labbe April 6, 1998
1998 ME 72 Saunders v. MacBride Dunham April 6, 1998 (Workers' Comp.
2009 ME 73 State v. Frances Hernandez April 6, 1998
1998 ME 74 Carvel Co. V. Spencer Press April 8, 1998
1998 ME 75 Salvation Army v. Tn. of Standish April 14, 1998
1998 ME 76 State v. Anthony Swett April 15, 1998
1998 ME 77 Yaffie v. Lawyers Title Ins. April 17, 1998
1998 ME 78 Seider v. Bd. of Exam. Psych. April 17, 1998
1998 ME 79 Collomy v. M.S.A.D. 55 April 22, 1998
1998 ME 80 Guardianship of Cardner April 23, 1998
1998 ME 81 Zip Lube v. Coastal Savings Bk. April 23, 1998
1998 ME 82 State v. Savoeun Oeur April 23. 1998
1998 ME 83 State v. Lawrence Lewis April 24, 1998
1998 ME 84 Maietta v. Winsor April 28, 1998, corrected 4-30-98
1998 ME 85 State v. Daniel Stanton April 29, 1998
1998 ME 86 Searway v. Rainey April 29, 1998
1998 ME 87 Champagne v. Mid-Maine Med. Ctr. April 30, 1998
1998 ME 88 Oliver v. City of Rockland April 30, 1998
1998 ME 89 Libby v. Boise Cascade April 30, 1998 (Workers' Comp.)
1998 ME 90 Mack v. Acadia Ins. Co. April 30, 1998
1998 ME 91 Mack v. Acadia Ins. Co. April 30, 1998
1998 ME 92 Nugent v. Town of Camden April 30, 1998, corrected 5-13-98
1998 ME 93 Coker v. City of Lewiston April 30, 1998
1998 ME 94 Passamaquoddy Wat. Dist. v. City April 30, 1998
1998 ME 95 Popanz v. Peregrine Corp. April 30, 1998

 

May 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 96 Tn. of N. Yarmouth v. Moulton May 1, 1998
1998 ME 97 Gorham Sav. Bk. v. MacDonald May 4, 1998, corrected 5-8-98
1998 ME 98 City of Lewiston v. Salvation Army May 4, 1998
1998 ME 99 In re Nathaniel B. May 5, 1998
1998 ME 100 Sanders v. Sanders May 6, 1998
1998 ME 101 Thompson v. Claw Island Foods May 8, 1998 (Workers' Comp.)
1998 ME 102 State v. Gerald Goodale May 11, 1998
1998 ME 103 Palesky v. Secretary of State May 8, 1998 (posted 5-11-98)
1998 ME 104 Poland v. Webb May 13, 1998
1998 ME 105 Page v. Boone's Transport May 13, 1998, corrected 5-19-98
1998 ME 106 Sylvan Prop. v. State Planning May 13, 1998
1998 ME 107 State v. Floyd Young, Jr. May 13, 1998
1998 ME 108 Harriman v. Harriman May 13, 1998, corrected 5-18-98
1998 ME 109 Nilsen (Hanson) v. Hanson May 14, 1998
1998 ME 110 Craig v. Estate of Barnes May 14, 1998
1998 ME 111 State v. Nikolay Shulikov May 14, 1998
1998 ME 112 Irving v. Town of Clinton May 14, 1998
1998 ME 113 State v. Jason Berry May 18, 1998
1998 ME 114 Rackliffe v. Northport Village May 18, 1998
1998 ME 115 In re Amanda N. May 20, 1998
1998 ME 116 Associates Commercial v. Chandler May 20, 1998
1998 ME 117 Melanson (Matheson) v. Matheson May 21, 1998
1998 ME 118 Leach Mem. Home v. City of Brewer May 22, 1998
1998 ME 119 Parker v. Newell Construction May 26, 1998 (Workers' Comp.)
1998 ME 120 Richard Briggs v. Daryl Briggs May 27, 1998
1998 ME 121 Suttie v. Sloan Sales May 27, 1998
1998 ME 122 Gillman v. Dept. of Human Serv. May 27, 1998
1998 ME 123 Dept. of Human Serv. v. Bell May 28, 1998
1998 ME 124 Feeney v. Hanover Ins. Co. May 28, 1998
1998 ME 125 Eastern Air. v. City of Old Town May 28, 1998
1998 ME 126 Dubail v. Dept. of Transportation May 28, 1998
1998 ME 127 Dechert v. Me. Ins. Guaranty Auth. May 28, 1998, corrected 7-24-98
1998 ME 128 State v. Joseph Mitchell May 29, 1998

 

June 1998 July 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 129 State v. Deane Brown June 1, 1998
1998 ME 130 City of Bangor v. O'Brian June 2, 1998
1998 ME 131 Perry v. H.O. Perry & Son June 2, 1998

1998 ME 132

In re Melanie S. June 3, 1998
1998 ME 133 Morrill v. Morrill et al. June 3, 1998
1998 ME 134 Handy Boat v. Professional Serv. June 3, 1998
1998 ME 135 Moen v. Town of Fairfield June 3, 1998
1998 ME 136 State v. Samuel Warren June 3, 1998
1998 ME 137 heeler v. White June 4, 1998, corrected 6-5-98
1998 ME 138 Elliott v. Hanover Ins. Co. June 4, 1998
1998 ME 139 State v. Lee Thurlow June 5, 1998
1998 ME 140 Estate of Calden June 5, 1998, corrected 6-8-98
1998 ME 141 McPherson v. McPherson June 5, 1998
1998 ME 142 Longley v. Knapp & Town of Anson June 8, 1998
1998 ME 143 State v. Clifton Mahan, Sr. June 8, 1998
1998 ME 144 Lewis v. Town of Rockport June 9, 1998
1998 ME 145 Markley v. Semle June 10, 1998
1998 ME 146 Brooks v. Town of North Berwick June 10, 1998
1998 ME 147 Butler v. Killoran June 15, 1998, corrected 7-6-98
1998 ME 148 James v. MacDonald June 15, 1998
1998 ME 149 Webber v. Cyro Industries June 17, 1998 (posted 6-18-98) (Workers' comp.)
1998 ME 150 State v. Chad. B. June 17, 1998
1998 ME 151 Key Bank v. Mott June 17, 1998 (posted 6-18-98)
1998 ME 152 Anchors v. Manter June 17, 1998 (posted 6-18-98)
1998 ME 153 Two Lights Lobster v. Cape Eliz. June 17, 1998 (posted 6-18-98)
1998 ME 154 Town of Embden v. Madison Water June 17, 1998 (posted 6-18-98)
1998 ME 155 Tesseo v. Brown June 17, 1998 (posted 6-18-98)
1998 ME 156 Michaud v. Wood June 18, 1998
1998 ME 157 Robards v. Cotton Mill Assoc. June 18, 1998
1998 ME 158 Lavoie et al. v. Gervais, et al. June 30, 1998 (published out of order)
1998 ME 159 Mason v. Torrey June 19, 1998
1998 ME 160 Morin et al. v. Dubois et al. June 25, 1998
1998 ME 161 State v. Storey June 26, 1998
1998 ME 162 Tungate v. MacLean-Stevens Studio June 26, 1998, corrected 7-6-98
1998 ME 163 State v. Boyington June 30, 1998
1998 ME 164 Withers et al. v. Hackett June 30, 1998
1998 ME 165 LaBelle et al. v. Blake et al. June 30, 1998
1998 ME 166 Underwood v. City of Presque Isle June 30, 1998 (posted 7-1-98)

 

July 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 167 State v. Frank Cunningham July 1, 1998
1998 ME 168 Kingsbury v. Forbes et al. June 30, 1998 (posted 7-2-98)
1998 ME 169 Dufour v. Internal Medicine July 7, 1998 (Workers' Comp)
1998 ME 170 In re Hope M. July 9, 1998 (posted 7-13-98)
1998 ME 171 Richardson v. State Retirement July 10, 1998 (posted 7-13-98)
1998 ME 172 Cutts v. Coffey July 14, 1998
1998 ME 173 Gustavus Adolphus Coll. v. DOT July 14, 1998
1998 ME 174 State v. George Jordan July 14, 1998
1998 ME 175 Baptist Youth Camp v. Robinson July 17, 1998
1998 ME 176 Beal v. Bangor Publishing July 17, 1998
1998 ME 177 McPherson Timber. v. M.U.I.C. July 17, 1998
1998 ME 178 Madore v. Land Use Reg. Comm. July 17, 1998
1998 ME 179 Ferraiolo Const. v. Tn of Woolwich July 17, 1998
1998 ME 180 Clarke v. Olsten Healthcare July 21, 1998
1998 ME 181 Hamill v. Bay Bridge Assoc. July 22, 1998
1998 ME 182 Porrazzo v. Karofsky July 22, 1998, corrected 7-29-98
1998 ME 183 State v. Gerald Nelson, Jr. July 23, 1998
1998 ME 184 Wright v. Town of Kennebunkport July 23, 1998, revised 8-11-9
1998 ME 185 Holden v. Weinschenk July 24, 1998
1998 ME 186 Guardianship of Maryanne Hughes July 24, 1998
1998 ME 187 State v. George Crowley July 27, 1998
1998 ME 188 Reagan v. Racal Mortgage, Inc. July 27, 1998
1998 ME 189 Hart v. Secretary of State July 28, 1998
1998 ME 190 Lamonica v. Ladd Holmes July 28, 1998, corrected 7-29-98 (Workers' Comp)
1998 ME 191 State v. Michael Brine July 29, 1998, corrected 8-20-98
1998 ME 192 Peterson v. Town of Rangeley July 29, 1998
1998 ME 193 Burke v. Port Resort Realty July 29, 1998
1998 ME 194 Day v. Day July 31, 1998
1998 ME 195 Dexter v. Town of Norway July 31, 1998, corrected 8-3-98

 

August 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 196 Steven Oken v. State August 3, 1998, corrected 8-11-98
1998 ME 197 Maine Mutual Fire v. Gervais August 3, 1998
1998 ME 198 Andrews v. Dept. of Envir. Pro. August 3, 1998
1998 ME 199 Niedojalo v. Central Me. Moving August 3, 1998
1998 ME 200 Alden v. State of Maine August 4, 1998
1998 ME 201 Mason v. Town of Readfield August 4, 1998
1998 ME 202 Dorey v. Estate of Spicer August 5, 1998, revised 8-14-98

1998 ME 203

State v. Mark Hider August 5, 1998
1998 ME 204 Greenvall v. Maine Mutual Fire August 6, 1998
1998 ME 205 Foster v. State Tax Assessor August 7, 1998 (posted 8-10-98)
1998 ME 206 Linscott v. Foy August 11, 1998
1998 ME 207 In re Alexander D. August 11, 1998
1998 ME 208 Shaw v. Jendzejec August 12, 1998
1998 ME 209 State v. Steven Boucher August 13, 1998, corrected 8-18-98
1998 ME 210 Steeves v. Bernstein, Shur August 14, 1998
1998 ME 211 Minot School Comm. v. Minot Edu. August 14, 1998
1998 ME 212 State v. Donna MacDonald August 17, 1998
1998 ME 213 Michaud v. Great Northern August 19, 1998

 

September 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 214 DEP v. Town of Otis September 4, 1998
1998 ME 215 Schlear v. James Newspapers September 16, 1998
1998 ME 216 Selander v. Rossignol September 16, 1998
1998 ME 217 Sorey v. Sorey September 23, 1998
1998 ME 218 Public Advocate v. P.U.C. September 28, 1998
1998 ME 219 State v. Donald Boyce September 30, 1998
 
October 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 220 State v. Brett Morrison October 1, 1998
1998 ME 221 David Hanson v. State October 1, 1998
1998 ME 222 Webster v. Bath Iron Works October 2, 1998
1998 ME 223 State v. Lloyd Millett October 2, 1998
1998 ME 224 State v. Samuel Morrill October 5, 1998
1998 ME 225 State v. Joseph Henry Lyons October 5, 1998
1998 ME 226 Alexander v. Fairway Villas October 5, 1998
1998 ME 227 DiCentes v. Michaud October 7, 1998
1998 ME 228 State v. Kevin Lobozzo October 14, 1998
1998 ME 229 Wasowski v. Me.Medical.Ctr. October 21, 1998 (Workers' Comp.)
1998 ME 230 Coombs v. Grindle October 21, 1998
1998 ME 231 Ricci v. Delahanty October 22, 1998
1998 ME 232 Darling's v. Ford Motor Co. October 27, 1998
1998 ME 233 Estate of Jacobs October 27, 1998
1998 ME 234 Taylor v. Kennedy October 28, 1998
1998 ME 235 GSA, Inc. v. Strong October 28, 1998
1998 ME 236 In re Thomas B. October 29, 1998
1998 ME 237 State v. Christopher Carr October 30, 1998

November 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 238 City of Rockland v. Doud November 2,1998
1998 ME 239 Lucarelli v. City of So. Portland November 2,1998
1998 ME 240 Forrest Assoc. v. Passamaquoddy Tr. November 6, 1998
1998 ME 241 Landry v. Leonard November 9, 1998
1998 ME 242 In re Nathan C. November 9, 1998
1998 ME 243 In re Nikolas E. November 19, 1998
1998 ME 244 Johnson v. Exclusive Properties November 20, 1998
1998 ME 245 State v. Erich Pfeil November 20, 1998
1998 ME 246 Delogu v. State of Maine November 23, 1998
1998 ME 247 Tracy v. Hershey Creamery November 23, 1998 (Workers' Comp)
1998 ME 248 Hedrich v. Hedrich November 23, 1998
1998 ME 249 Cacho v. Prince of Fundy November 24, 1998, corrected 11-30-98
1998 ME 250 Prescott v. State Tax Assessor November 25, 1998
1998 ME 251 State v. Dean Michaud November 25, 1998, revised 12-10-98
1998 ME 252 Spencer v. Spencer November 25, 1998
1998 ME 253 Fraser v. (Fraser) Boyer November 25, 1998, corrected 12-2-98
1998 ME 254 State v. Glenn Curtis November 25, 1998, corrected 12-2-98

 

December 1998
Opinion # Case Date
1998 ME 255 State v. Mark Bolduc December 3, 1998
1998 ME 256 Conservatorship of Jackson December 4, 1998
1998 ME 257 AFL-CIO v. Superintendent of Ins. December 4, 1998
1998 ME 258 In re Christmas C. December 4, 1998, corrected 1-8-98 1998 ME 259
1998 ME 259 Schroeder v. Rynel December 9, 1998
1998 ME 260 Chase v. Town of Machiasport December 9, 1998
1998 ME 261 Goldstein v. Town of Georgetown December 9, 1998
1998 ME 262 Burggraff v. Baum December 10, 1998
1998 ME 263 Goodwin v. SAD #35 December 11, 1998
1998 ME 264 Tang of the Sea v. Bayley's December 11, 1998
1998 ME 265 Gagnon's Hardware v. Michaud December 14, 1998
1998 ME 266 Dept. Human Serv. v. Leifester December 14, 1998
1998 ME 267 State v. Guy Hunnewell December 14, 1998
1998 ME 268 Estate of Dineen December 14, 1998
1998 ME 269 Goff v. CMP December 14, 1998 (Workers' Comp)
1998 ME 270 Ashburnham Light v. Maine Yankee December 18, 1998
1998 ME 271 Martin v. Unemployment Ins. Comm. December 18, 1998
1998 ME 272 Banks v. Maine RSA #1 December 21, 1998, revised 1-20-99
1998 ME 273 State v. David Lear December 22, 1998
1998 ME 274 Lalumiere v. Miller December 22, 1998
1998 ME 275 Fleet Bank v. Harriman December 23, 1998
1998 ME 276 State v. Heidi Gray December 23, 1998, revised 1-4-99
1998 ME 277 Tanguay v. Asen December 24, 1998
1998 ME 278 Day v. Allstate Ins. Co. December 24, 1998
1998 ME 279 St. Agatha FCU v. Ouellette December 30, 1998
1998 ME 280 Town of Sedgwick v. Butler December 30, 1998