Feb. 24
Ronald L. Neal vs. Charleston Hospital, Inc. d/b/a St. Francis Hospital
PA- Barbara L. Utt; J- Carrie Webster
* On Feb. 24, 2010, Neal was discharged from the hospital. He claims when he arrived home he picked up a coffee cup and felt a "sharp sensation like sticking with a needle" in his left forearm. The following day he claims he contacted the defendant and was told to remain at home rather than "going to the ER and sitting for hours." On Feb. 26, 2010, he went to Charleston Area Medical Center and obtained an x-ray where it was discovered that there was something in his arm, according to the suit. Neal claims a surgeon removed the foreign body later that day. Neal is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-363

Feb. 27
Ward T. McFadden and Margaret E. McFadden, his wife, vs. A.O. Smith Corporation; Ajax Magnethermic Corporation; Allied Glove Corporation; et al
PA- Brian A. Prim; J- visiting
* Ward T. McFadden was diagnosed with lung cancer in October 2011. The McFaddens claim the 85 defendants are responsible for the lung injury. They are seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 12-C-370

Janet Mae Wysong, administratrix of the Estate of Wilber E. Wysong vs. 3M Company; A.W. Chesterton Company; Bechtel Corporation; et al
PA- Bronwyn I. Rinehart, Victoria L. Antion, Scott A. McGee; J- visiting
* Janet Wysong claims the 52 defendants are responsible for her husband's lung cancer and death. She is seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 12-C-372

Feb. 29
Mary Jane Tennant, individually and as executrix of the Estate of Carl Lenwood Tennant vs. A.O. Smith Corporation; A.W. Chesterton Company; Ajax Magnethermic Corporation; et al
PA- Victoria L. Antion, Scott A. McGee, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* Mary Jane Tennant claims the 57 defendants are responsible for her husband's lung cancer and death. She is seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 12-C-380

Earnestine Barker, executrix of the Estate of Lloyd Edwin Barker vs. A.K. Steel Corporation; A.W. Chesterton Company; Amdura Corporation; et al
PA- Victoria L. Antion, Scott A. McGee, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* Earnestine Barker claims the 48 defendants are responsible for her husband's lung cancer and death. She is seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 12-C-381

Will Press Conley and Dorothy G. Conley vs. 3M Company; A.W. Chesterton Company; AGCO Corporation; et al
PA- Victoria L. Antion, Scott A. McGee, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* The Conleys claim the 49 defendants are responsible for Will Conley's lung cancer. They are seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 12-C-382

Romie Coe and Joyce Ann Coe vs. 3M Company; A.O. Smith Corporation; A.W. Chesterton Company; et al
PA- Victoria L. Antion, Scott A. McGee, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* The Coes claim the 82 defendants are responsible for Romie Coe's lung cancer. They are seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 12-C-383

March 1
Ethel Mae Marino and Henry M. Marino Sr., her husband vs. Rite Aid of West Virginia, Inc.
PA- Barbara Lynn Utt; J- Jennifer Bailey
* On March 8, 2011, Ethel Mae Marino was walking in a careful and prudent manner in the main aisle of Rite Aid when her shoe was caught between the two rugs and she fell. The Marinos are seeking compensatory damages with pre-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-388

Henry D. Mullens and Pamela L. Mullens, his wife vs. West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc. d/b/a WVU Hospital a/k/a Ruby Memorial Hospital; and Select Specialty Hospital-Charleston, Inc.
PA- Andrew L. Paternostro, Sprague W. Hazard, Jeff D. Stewart, Arden John Curry II; J- Jennifer Bailey
* Henry Mullens was admitted to WVU Hospital from Jan. 27, 2010 until Feb. 16, 2010; Feb. 17, 2010 until March 2, 2010; and March 4, 2010 until March 10, 2010. The plaintiffs claim the defendants failed to timely provide sufficient interventions and treatment for Henry Mullens' skin breakdown. They are seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 12-C-389

March 2
Brenda Lou Rhodes vs. West Virginia Regional Jail Authority and the Western Regional Jail
PA- Shawn D. Bayliss, Michael T. Clifford; J- Louis H. Bloom
* On Feb. 1, 2010, Rhodes entered a guilty plea to misdemeanor offenses and was on July 1, 2010, was sentenced to serve 60 days of incarceration and three years probation. Rhodes claims she was supposed to be released on Aug. 30, 2010, but the defendants did not release her until Aug. 31, 2010. Rhodes is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 12-C-397

March 5
Angie Christian, individually, as administratrix of the Estate of Cecil Ray Christian and as parent and next friend of minor child Samantha Elizabeth Christian vs. L.C. Halstead Company; United Talent, LLC; and Frontier Communications of America, Inc.
PA- W. Michael Moore, Tonya P. Shuler, Alicia A. Deligne; J- Paul Zakaib Jr.
* On Dec. 12, 2010, employees of L.C. Halstead and United Talent, including Cecil Ray Christian, were installing a new utility pole at the intersection of MacCorkle Avenue and Faulkner Street in Jefferson for Frontier Communications when Cecil Ray Christian was struck by a truck and was injured. Angie Christian claims Cecil Ray Christian died Dec. 19, 2010, as a result of the injuries. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-410

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