Sandra L. Lechliter vs. Martin Distributing Co. Inc., and Mark Hagley
PA - Harry Waddell; J - David Sanders
* Lechliter claims she was subjected to sexual harassment while she worked for the defendants. She is seeking a court order for the company to institute and carry out policies that provide equal employment opportunities for women, as well as an amount of relief to be determined at trial.
Case number: 06-C-592
Jody Lee Lucas vs. Berkeley County Sheriff Randy Smith, as administrator of the estate of Lyle J. Knipple
PA - Mark Jenkinson; J - David Sanders
* The plaintiff claims a Feb. 15, 2005, automobile accident was the result of Knipple's negligence. The crash killed Knipple and severely injured Lucas, who was a passenger in the vehicle Knipple was driving. Lucas claims he has incurred more than $400,000 in medical expenses and suffered lost wages of at least $50,000. He is seeking an undetermined amount of relief.
Case number: 06-C-596
Virginia K. Poffinberger vs. the Republican National Committee
PA - Lawrence Shultz; J - David Sanders
* The plaintiff claims she twisted her left ankle while attending a rally for President Bush that was sponsored by the defendant at Hedgesville High School in Berkeley County on Aug. 17, 2004. Poffinberger claims the defendant was negligent and reckless in the preparation and organization of the rally, and she is seeking at least $30,000 in relief.
Case number: 06-C-604
Jeanne N. Schieferstein vs. Viva Mexico Family Restaurant Inc.
PA - Terrance Britt; J - David Sanders
* The plaintiff claims she was injured June 1, 2006, when she slipped on a flooring pad in the restaurant. She claims the defendant breached its duty to keep the premises safe for customers, and she is seeking an undetermined amount of relief.
Case number: 06-C-606