Oct. 9
Michael T. Donnally vs. Betty Lucas
PA- Michael S. Bailey; J- Jay M. Hoke
* Donnally wants a jury to "fairly compensate him" for injuries and property damage he complains was caused by the uninsured/underinsured Lincoln County woman in October 2007 when his pickup truck was rear ended on W.Va. Route 10 in West Hamlin.
Case number: 09-C-110

Oct. 13
Nancy A. Steele vs. Boyce A. Griffith
PA- Greg R. Lord; J- Jay M. Hoke
* As widow of Lonzo Steele, Nancy Steele hired attorney Griffith to pursue her marital share of her late husband's estate; his son had been appointed executor in July 2007. Later that month, her complaint says Griffith filed a "Petition for Elective Share" with the Lincoln County Commission, but did not obtain a hearing date as required by State law. The Commission closed the Lonzo Steele estate without ever having a hearing on the widow's elective share. She seeks jury determination of damages for her elective estate share, plus interest from the date the original petition was filed.
Case number: 09-C-111

West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways vs. Melvin and Robin Shanteau, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and Lincoln County Sheriff
PA- Raymond A. Nolan; J- Jay M. Hoke
* State Highways Division seeks jury approval to condemn a portion of Shanteau property needed for the Midkiff Truss Bridge project relative to relocating Lincoln County Route 48. The State agency's offer of $12,800 for the property was refused.
Case number: 09-C-112

Oct. 15
Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Inc. vs. John D. Mosteller
PA- Marc B. Lazenby; J- Jay M. Hoke
* Default on an $85,879 loan for real estate in Sod resulted in a foreclosure sale last September. The Tennessee Plaintiff made the highest bid of $25,000 and seeks a Court Order for immediate possession of the Donley Fork property, saying Mosteller has refused to vacate.
Case number 09-C-114

Oct. 14
Citimortgage Inc. vs. Freddy K. Carver Jr.
PA- E. Taylor George; J- Jay M. Hoke
*Mortgage company is suing for repossession of a mobile home in Harts valued at $62,674. Citimortgage says past due loan payments have reached $4,680 and the Complaint also seeks fair rental value during the time detained, plus court cost and fees.
Case number: 09-C-117

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