July 31
Theodore L. and Ruby L. Thornton vs. BB&T
PA - Bren J. Pomponio; J - Bloom
* The plaintiffs, residents of Charleston, are suing the defendants for improper foreclosure, and notice of eviction, on their Burton Avenue home in December 2008. They have also filed a notice of lis pendens. They are seeking unspecified damages, civil penalties, court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 09-C-1390

Jonathan West vs. American Electric Power Company, Inc.
PA - Thomas R. Boggs; J - Stucky
* The plaintiff, a resident of Red House, is suing the defendant, for injuries he sustained after a ladder he was using to clean gutters at a home in Dunbar came into contact with overhead wires. He is seeking unspecified damages.
Case number: 09-C-1391

Dimitra Burgess vs. Michael and Rosemary Winland
PA - Truman C. Griffith; J - Berger
* The defendant, a resident of Charleston, is suing the defendants for injuries she sustained on Nov.6 after falling on uneven stairs at a home on Amity Drive she was renting from the defendants. She is seeking unspecified damages, court costs, attorney fees and interest.
Case number: 09-C-1396

Mark E. Davis vs. Joseph L. Badgley
PA - pro se; J - Bloom
* The plaintiff, a Charleston resident, is suing the defendant for wrongful termination of his job at West Virginia State Community and Technical College. He is seeking unspecified damages.
Case number: 09-C-1397

Aug. 3
Dana Chambers vs. the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority
PA - Larry O. Ford; J - Stucky
* The plaintiff is suing the defendant for injuries she sustained on Sept. 1, 2007, at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail in Bellington after she was restrained by correctional officers. She is seeking unspecified damages.
Case number: 09-C-1403

Kenneth Legg, administrator and personal representative of the estate of James Scott Legg, vs. BKC, LLC d/b/a McNalley's Pub and The Cold Spot LLC d/b/a The Cold Spot
PA - Christopher D. Pence; J - Zakaib
* The plaintiff is suing the defendants for contributing to the wrongful death of his son on Feb. 4 after he was served too much alcohol despite not being 21, and was later killed in a motor vehicle accident. He is seeking unspecified damages.
Case number: 09-C-1405

Aug. 4
Sherry L. and Ronald Hall v Lowe's Home Centers Inc.
PA - Gregory W. Sproles; J - Berger
* The plaintiffs are suing the defendant for Sherry's wrongful termination as store manager of the defendant's Lewisburg location after 19 years of employment. Ronald makes a claim for loss of consortium. They are seeking unspecified damages, court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 09-C-1419

Kathy J. Dent vs. Robert B. Maxwell, Rebecca S. Offutt, Philip A. Asseff and Komax LLC
PA - William E. Murray; J - Zakaib
* The plaintiff is suing the defendants for wrongful termination on April 9. She is seeking unspecified damages.
Case number: 09-C-1420

Aug. 5
Katherine J. Graceson vs. Donna Miller
PA - Geoffry A. Haddad; J - Bailey
* The plaintiff is suing the defendant for injuries her daughter, Annie Gallagher, received when Miller's daughter, Nicole Stigall, attached Gallagher in Graceson's South Charleston home. She is seeking unspecified damages and attorney fees. The case was originally flied in Kanawha Magistrate Court on May 13 and removed after Miller filed a counter-claim seeking an amount greater than $5,000.
Case number: 09-C-1424

Lucille Kiser vs. Wal-Mart Stores East LP
PA - Christopher T. Pritt; J - King
* The plaintiff, a resident of Jackson County, is suing the defendant for injuries she received from a shopping cart. She is seeking unspecified damages, court costs, attorney fees and interest.
Case number: 09-C-1426

Aug. 6
David A. Botkins vs. the City of St. Albans and B.L. Tagayun and A. C. Truit
PA - Michael T. Clifford; J - Stucky
* The plaintiff, a resident of Nitro, is suing the defendants for injuries he received following his arrest by Tagayun on Nov. 23. He is seeking unspecified damages.
Case number: 09-C-1432

Robert Hiskey Jr. vs. Brayman Construction Corporation and Larry Shock
PA - Michael T. Clifford; J - Bloom
* The plaintiff is suing the defendants for trauma he suffered on Aug. 22, 2007, after a falling piece of concrete slab on the I-64 Kanawha River bridge killed a co-worker and nearly killed him. He is seeking unspecified damages.
Case number: 09-C-1433

Jennifer Miller, as mother and next friend of Trais Westfall, vs. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the West Virginia Department of Commerce-Division of Forestry
PA - Curtis S. Lovejoy; J - King
* The plaintiffs, residents of South Carolina, are suing the defendants for injuries Trais received from a metal wire while riding her bicycle near the Clements State Tree Nursery in West Columbia on Sept. 5, 2007. They are seeking unspecified damages.
Case number: 09-C-1440

Andrea Der-Crites vs. Joseph N. Coalter Jr. and the estate of Ruby Mae Coalter
PA - Kevin Hughart; J - Kaufman
* The plaintiff, a resident of Nitro, is suing the defendants for fraudulently concealing the defects of a home sold to her on Dogwood Street on July 15. In addition to unspecified damages, court costs and attorney fees, she is seeking an injunction freezing all proceeds from the sale.
Case number: 09-C-1446

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