CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

Oct. 15
Tamara Johnson vs. David Stoner, individually and in his official capacity as a correctional officer of the Southern Regional Jail; C.O. Price, individually and in his official capacity as a correctional officer of the Southern Regional Jail; C.O. Wilson, individually and in his official capacity as a correctional officer of the Southern Regional Jail; the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority, a corporate body and governmental instrumentality; and John Doe, unknown person or persons
PA- Matthew J. Woelfel; J- Tod J. Kaufman
* Johnson was incarcerated in the Southern Regional Jail and claims during her incarceration she was sexually harassed and sexually abused by Stoner, Price and Wilson. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1832

Dwight Edwards, executor of the Estate of Forrest E. Edwards vs. A.W. Chesterton Company; Amchem Products, Inc.; Anchor Packing; et al
PA- William K. Schwartz; J- visiting
* Dwight Edwards claims the 81 defendants are responsible for his late father's death on Oct. 19, 2008. He claims his father died as a result of mesothelioma. He is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1835

Oct. 18
Phyllis Bodo, executrix of the Estate of David Bodo, deceased; Connie Castner, executrix of the Estate of Alfred B. Castner Jr., deceased; Joyce Ann Neely, executrix of the Estate of Glen R. Neely, deceased; Ronald Owings and Rebecca Sue Owings, his wife; James R. Enoch and Kenneth J. Enoch, co-executors of the Estate of Kenneth E. Parker, deceased; and Edward G. Werkin and Andrea J. Werkin, his wife vs. A.O. Smith Corporation; Ajax Magnethermic Corporation; Alliance Machine Company; et al
PA- David P. Chervenick, Bruce E. Mattock, Lee W. Davis, Scott S. Segal; J- visiting
* The plaintiffs claim the 145 defendants are responsible for their various lung injuries, including asbestosis, mesothelioma and lung cancer. They are seeking a jury trials to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 10-C-1845, 10-C-1846, 10-C-1847, 10-C-1848, 10-C-1849, 10-C-1850

Mary Spurlock, executrix of the Estate of Boyd Spurlock vs. Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc.; and Leon Kwei, M.D.
PA- Richard D. Lindsay, Richard D. Lindsay II; J- James C. Stucky
* On July 6, 2009, Mr. Spurlock presented to the emergency department of Charleston Area Medical Center with complaints of having had a seizure. Mrs. Spurlock claims Kwei performed a lumbar puncture on him even though he was anti-coagulated, causing an L3-L4 thrombosis to form. Four units of Fresh Frozen Plasma were ordered for Mr. Spurlock at 4 p.m. on July 6, 2009, but he did not receive them until at least 8 a.m. the following day, according to the suit. Mrs. Spurlock claims the defendants' negligent caused Mr. Spurlock to have a painful and prolonged hospitalization, which substantially increased the likelihood of his death on July 28. Mrs. Spurlock is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 10-C-1852

Oct. 19
Veronica Price vs. Lonnie Newhouse, individually and in his official capacity as a correctional officer of the Southern Regional Jail; Stephen Gillespie, individually and in his official capacity as a correctional officer of the Southern Regional Jail; C.O. Wilson, individually and in his official capacity as a correctional officer of the Southern Regional Jail; C.O. Wills, individually and in his official capacity as a correctional officer of the Southern Regional Jail; the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority, a corporate body and governmental instrumentality; and John Doe, unknown person or persons
PA- Matthew J. Woelfel; J- Tod J. Kaufman
* Price was incarcerated in the Southern Regional Jail and claims during her incarceration she was sexually harassed and sexually abused by Gillespie, Newhouse, Wilson and Wills. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1858

Oct. 20
Betty Barrett vs. Thomas Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc.
PA- Sean W. Cook; J- Jennifer Bailey
* On Jan. 19, Barrett was visiting her husband at the hospital and upon exiting the hospital and walking to the parking garage, she suddenly tripped and fell on a raised area of unmarked concrete and sustained injuries. She is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 10-C-1867

John Michael Simakis and Nancy J. Schramm vs. A.W. Chesterton Company; Ajax Magnethermic Corporation; Allied Glove Corporation; et al
PA- Brian A. Prim; J- visiting
* Mr. Simakis was diagnosed with mesothelioma on Sept. 7. The couple claims the 72 defendants are responsible. They are seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1874

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