CIVIL FILINGS: Jefferson County

Jan. 29 Glenn and Suzanne Moreland v. NVR Inc. dba Ryan Homes; and the City of Charles Town PA - Kirk H. Bottner; J - Yoder * The plaintiffs claim the basement of their home flooded several times with raw sewage affecting areas of the home. They allege breach of contract, breach of implied warranty, fraudulent concealment and negligence against Ryan Homes, and negligence against the City of Charles Town for failing to ensure that the municipal sewage system was properly maintained and properly functioning. They seek punitive damages, pre- and post-judgment interest, court costs and attorney fees. Case number: 10-C-27 Rachel Miller v. NVR Inc. dba Ryan Homes; and the City of Charles Town PA - Kirk H. Bottner; J - Yoder * The plaintiff claims the basement of their home flooded several times with raw sewage affecting areas of the home. She alleges breach of contract, breach of implied warranty, fraudulent concealment and negligence against Ryan Homes, and negligence against the City of Charles Town for failing to ensure that the municipal sewage system was properly maintained and properly functioning. She seeks punitive damages, pre- and post-judgment interest, court costs and attorney fees. Case number: 10-C-28 Joan Roh v. NVR Inc. dba Ryan Homes; and the City of Charles Town PA - Kirk H. Bottner; J - Yoder * The plaintiff claims the basement of their home flooded several times with raw sewage affecting areas of the home. She alleges breach of contract, breach of implied warranty, fraudulent concealment and negligence against Ryan Homes, and negligence against the City of Charles Town for failing to ensure that the municipal sewage system was properly maintained and properly functioning. She seeks punitive damages, pre- and post-judgment interest, court costs and attorney fees. Case number: 10-C-29 Feb. 12 Nancy Regester and Ron Regester v. Charles Howard, Esq. PA - David Humphreys; J - Yoder * The plaintiffs, a mother and her son, allege legal malpractice and professional negligence and breach of contract. They retained Howard's services to refinance her home so she could lend her son $150,000 to invest in a business. When they went to sign the final paperwork, they found they actually were purchasing one-third of the business instead of half. Howard failed to advise the Regesters when asked and later said he had a conflict of interest because he also was representing the seller of the business. They seek compensatory damages and other relief. Case number: 10-C-42 Ben J. Currier v. Richard W. Weese and Maria V. Weese PA - Stephen G. Skinner; J - Yoder * Currier is demanding judgment against the Weeses for injuries sustained when he fell while walking on the sidewalk past their residence. According to the complaint, the defendant violated their responsibility to have the sidewalk clear of snow and ice following a winter storm. To date, Currier has incurred over $124,000 in medical expenses. He seeks compensatory damages Case number: 10-C-46

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