Sept. 17
Alva J. Watson vs. Parkersburg Medical Associates
PA - Steven R. Bratke; J - not yet assigned
* The plaintiff is suing the defendant for breach of contract after the defendant prematurely voided a lease they signed on Oct. 26, 2006 -- which gave the plaintiff the option to buy the property -- and set to expire on Oct. 31, 2009. She is seeking judgment for $108,605.13 plus court costs and interest.
Case number: 09-C-463

Sept. 18
Charles J. Davis vs. Verizon of West Virginia Inc.
PA - Bruce White; J - Reed
* The plaintiff is suing the defendant for injuries he sustained on June 19, 2008 after tripping and falling as a result of a hole created by removal of a utility pole on the corner of 17th and Lynn streets. He is seeking unspecified damages, court costs, attorney fees and interest.
Case number: 09-C-467

Sept. 21
Jacob J. Sims vs. Larry Simmons Inc.
PA - Bruce White; J - Reed
* The plaintiff is suing the defendant for injuries he received on May 26 after the steering wheel of his 2009 Volkswagen Jetta locked causing the car to exit the roadway at the intersection of Society Hill Road and W. Va. 14, and roll into a creek. The accident occurred after Simmons performed work on the ignition switch, and approved it for inspection. He is seeking unspecified damages, court costs attorney fees and interest.
Case number: 09-C-470

Sept. 22
Dianna L. Ritchey vs. Go-Mart Inc.
PA - Jay W. Gerber; J - Beane
* The plaintiff is suing the defendant for injuries she sustained on April 24 after falling on a wet bathroom at the defendant's location on St. Mary's Avenue in Parkersburg. She is seeking unspecified damages, court costs, attorney fees and interest.
Case number: 09-C-475

Dale P. King vs. Municipal Mutual Insurance Company of West Virginia
PA - John N. Ellem; J - Reed
* The plaintiff, a Vienna resident, is suing the defendant for breach of contract in failing to pay a claim of $10,067.95 for water damage his home sustained on Nov. 14. He is seeking unspecified damages, including payment of the claim, plus attorney fees and interest.
Case number: 09-C-476

Charlotte Hardman vs. West Virginia Sheet Metal Workers Joint Apprenticeship Training Fund and Scott A. Newell
PA - Walt Auvil; J - Waters
* The plaintiff, a resident of Marietta, Ohio, is suing the defendants for age discrimination after they forced her into retirement and hired someone to replace her to work part-time, and was under the age of 40. She is seeking unspecified damages, including reinstatement of her job, court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 09-C-477

Sept. 23
Norman Ratliff vs. BV Aquarium, Det. G.D. Nayle, Officer J.D. Hinzman, the City of Parkersburg and the 13th and 36th Street carryouts
PA - pro se; J - Beane
* The plaintiff is suing the defendants for malicious prosecution after he was arrested on Sept. 17, 2008, on charges of obtaining goods by false pretenses stemming from checks he wrote to BV Aquarium and the carryouts between Feb. 11, 2006, and March 24, 2006. The charges were dismissed in Wood Magistrate Court on Nov. 7, 2008. He is seeking unspecified damages.
Case number: 09-C-478

Sept. 24
James R. Snider vs. Sabic Innovative Plastics U.S. LLC d/b/a Sabic Innovative Plastics Holdings U.S. LP
PA - Walt Auvil; J - Waters
* The plaintiff is suing the defendant for failing to pay him for 120 hours of unused vacation following his termination from the company on March 23. He is seeking judgment in the amount of $17,404 - $4,351 for the actual time, and three times the amount in civil penalties for Sabic's failure to render payment within 72 hours of Snider's termination - plus court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 09-C-480

Connie S. Boyd vs. Mountain Heritage Federal Credit Union, Kimberly J. Dellinger and John W. Baker
PA - Walt Auvil; J - Beane
* The plaintiff is suing the defendants for age discrimination after they forced her into retirement on Jan. 23, and replaced her with someone younger. She is seeking unspecified damages, including reinstatement, plus court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 09-C-481

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