Vicky L. and Craig Brown vs. John Kevin Koch, M.D.
PA – Robert V. Berthold, Jr.; J – Waters
* The plaintiffs, residents of Tyler County, are suing the defendant for malpractice when Koch on Sept. 26, 2009, while placing a catheter into Vicky's chest, pulled a glide wire back while it was still inside a needle causing a piece of wire to sheer off into Vicky's vascular system. Craig makes a claim for loss of consortium. They seek unspecified damages.
Case number: 11-C-507
Carol Cackovic vs. the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
PA – William Summers; J – Reed
* The plaintiff, a resident of Elizabeth, is seeking a court order prohibiting the defendant from providing any Child Protective Services' history to her employer, PAIS, as part of its background check for current employment.
Case number: 11-C-544