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May 30 Robert Huffman v. Gregory Greely J- Mazzone; PA-Jerry Sklavounakis * Huffman was employed by Greely as a truck driver. Huffman claims he was unable to cash a final check Greely owed him because Greely stopped payment on the check and failed to pay Huffman in full for his work. Huffman seeks compensatory and punitive damages, attorney's fees, expenses, and pre and post judgment interest. Case number: 08-C-104 June 3 Nancy Gialluco, et al. v. MetroMedia Steakhouses Company LP d/b/a Ponderosa Steakhouse #662 J- Wilson; PA- Dean G. Makricostas * While in Ponderosa, Gialluco slipped and fell on a substance located near the food buffet. Gialluco claims Ponderosa failed to provide a safe environment and that her husband Edward Gialluco has suffered a loss of consortium, services, and society. She seeks an amount exceeding jurisdictional limits, attorney's costs, and fees. Case number 08-C-107 July 3 Glen Riggs and Ruth Riggs v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al J- Recht; PA- Teresa C. Toriseva * Riggs claims he suffered bodily injuries after taking Digitek (Digoxin), a drug approved by the FDA. Riggs claims the defendants were negligent because the medication was provided for the public with a level of active ingredient twice that of the approved level. Riggs claims his wife has suffered a loss of consortium and seeks judgment jointly and severally along with fees, pre and post judgment, and compensatory damages. Case number 08-C-125 July 3 Ruth Riggs v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al J-Gaughan; PA- Teresa C. Toriseva * Riggs claims she suffered bodily injuries after taking Digitek (Digoxin), a drug approved by the FDA. Riggs claims the defendants were negligent because the medication was provided for the public with a level of active ingredient twice that of the approved level. Riggs seeks judgment jointly and severally along with fees, pre and post judgment, and compensatory damages. Case number 08-C-126 July 10 John Feschak v. Esmark Inc., and Mountain State Carbon, LLC J-Recht; PA- Dean Hartley * Feschak was an employee of Esmark and Mountain State for 40-45 years and worked at coke oven batteries. He claims his exposure to gases, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, oil, benzene, etc., circumvented state and federal safety rules and caused his development of myelodysplasia (MDS) with refractory anemia and the deletion of chromosome 7. He seeks compensatory damages and pre and post judgment. Case number 08-C-129

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