This Just In: Ohio County

Jan. 9
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company of West Virginia, a subsidiary of Enterprise Rent- A-Car of Kentucky v. Harold Martin
PA-O. Gay Elmore, Jr.; J- Gaughan
* According to a rental agreement, Martin declined a damage waiver and is subsequently responsible for any accidents. This breach of contract seeks $6,151.56 representing vehicular damages, attorney fees and costs.
Case number: 08-C-15

Russell Adkins and Malena Adkins v. Douglas J. Bergeron, Bellevance Bros., Inc., d/b/a Amie Bellevance & Sons, Inc., a Vermont Corporation.
PA-L. David Duffield; J- Wilson
* On Jan. 19, 2005, Adkins was asleep in his tractor trailer cab, when struck by another tractor trailer. Compensatory damages are sought, jointly and severally, for his pain and suffering and loss of consortium.
Case number: 08-C-16

Joel J. Sansone vs. Jimika D. Harrison
PA-Jacob Robinson; J- Mazzone
* A collision occurred on Jan. 20, 2006, for failure to yield right of way, maintain property control and lookout. Direct and proximate results of injuries to head and neck have impeded household responsibilities and social activities.
Case number: 08-C-17

Edwin H. Bauzenberger, III and Gail C. Bauzenberger vs. Paul C. Pittman, Wendy L. Pittman, Carl J. Nix, individually and as Agent for Harvey Goodman Realtor, L.L.P., Harvey Goodman. Individually and as Agent for Harvey Goodman Realtor, L.L.P. and J.&J. L.L.P.
PA-Ronald Kasserman; J- Wilson
* A Deed, dated Jan. 11, 2006, conveyed real estate in the Village of Bethlehem for $228,000.00. It is claimed misrepresentations concealed the adverse effects of a "lift station" on the property. Judgment is sought for compensatory and punitive damages, along with fees and costs.
Case number: 08-C-18

Jan. 10
Edith Fuller, as Administratrix of the Estate of John Benjamin Smith v. Minnie S. Cook, Edna Robertson, Laydell Akamon, Lamon Akamon, Doug Kittrell, Cornelius Smith, Lois Brown, Velma Cunningham, Sidney Smith, Theodore Smith, Robert Smith, Cornel Smith, Marlene McBrayer, Sharon Cox, Arnetta Smith, Terrence Smith, Jeannie Smith, Rosie McGhee and unknown heirs at law of John Benjamin Smith
PA-Ronald Musser; J- Recht
* At the time of Smith's death, on Jan. 30, 2001, he was unmarried man with no lineal descendants. An appointment of Special Commissioner to determine the names and relationships of the heir at law is requested.
Case number: 08-C-19

Jan. 11
Stacy L. Nichols v. Mihai F. Andronic
PA- William Cipriani; J- Wilson
* Failure to yield right of way, resulted a collision, with direct and proximate results of head and neck injuries, resulting in medical costs of $6,040.97. Compensatory damages in the amount, with costs, are sought.
Case number: 08-C-22

The Fulmer Companies vs. Wheeling Cycle and Marine, Inc., and Will Hadsell
PA- William Cipriani; J- Wilson
* $6,197.88 on a past due account is now payable. Judgment is sought for that amount with interest and costs.
Case number: 08-C-23

Michael S. Garber vs. Robert G. Luyster, Jr., Tina M. Luyster and John Does, unknown persons, entities, corporations, insurance companies, partnerships, or associations.
PA- Vincent Gurrera; J- Gaughan
* An improper lane change, with failure to maintain control, caused severe injuries. Compensatory and punitive damages along with attorney fees and costs are sought.
Case number: 08-C-24

Rhonda Fillon Prisner v. Anthony Ambuehl, Jr. and Anthony Ambuehl, Sr.
PA- Gregory Gellner; J- Mazzone
* While driving his father's car, Ambuehl's failure to obey traffic signs and maintain speed caused a collision on Jan. 13, 2006. Judgment is sought, jointly and severally with fees and costs.
Case number: 08-C-25

Jan. 14
Farm Family Casualty Insurance Company, as Subrogee of John William Barnes v. Ohio Valley Realty Company and Warren Harkness d/b/a The Harkness Corporation
PA- Timothy Linkous; J- Wilson
* It is claimed the realty company should have known the nature of the work performed was dangerous to the adjourning owner. Direct and proximate results, of the negligent demolition, required repairs of $122,122.00, plus $2,000 of lost income.
Case number: 08-C-26

Farm Family Casualty Insurance Company, as Subrogee of John William Barnes v. Ohio Valley Realty Company and Warren Harkness d/b/a The Harkness Corporation
PA- Williard Moody; J- Wilson
* Ten Million Dollars is sought for the sustained financial and pecuniary loss to decedents due to the performance of duties and inhaling asbestos, silica and coal dust.
Case number: 08-C-27

Michael L. Baters and Jayne Baters, his wife vs. Traci Jo Mason, aka Traci Jo Oberlie
PA- David Straface; J- Gaughan
* Injuries were suffered, on Feb. 16, 2006, to his leg knee and shoulders and loss of consortium. Compensatory damages are sought, along with costs.
Case number: 08-C-28

Kirk Hossfelt and Jane Savio v. Howard Dennis Long and Cheryl Ann Lampert Long
PA- Patrick McDermott; J- Mazzone
* False statements regarding latent defects were discovered following a closing. Compensatory and punitive damages with costs are sought.
Case number: 08-C-29

Jackie McNabb and Robert McNabb vs. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
PA- Ronald Zavolta; J- Wilson
* Unfair Claims Settlement Practice Acts are claimed, when prior to trial on an accident of June 2, 2001, they were denied insurance.
Case number: 08-C-33

Jan. 17
Vince Camastro and Grove Terrace Motel, Inc. vs. Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. and Lowe's HIW, Inc. and Charley Company and Almar Construction and John Doe Construction Company
PA-W. Howard Klatt; J- Wilson
* An itemized roofing contract was entered June 13, 2005. The work was subcontracted and repairs were unsatisfactorily performed. Violations of the WV Consumer Protection Act are claimed, along with $12,238.81 paid.
Case number: 08-C-34

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