CIVIL FILINGS: Boone County

March 7 Michael Akers vs. P & H Mining Equipment, Inc.; Joy Global, Inc.; Michael James and Edgar Johnson PA- Matthew M. Hatfield; J- William S. Thompson * Four-month employee as electrician at Black Castle surface mine claims he was discharged based on his disability and/or perceived disability related to illnesses in violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act. Hewett resident seeks jury awards of lost wages and benefits, back and front pay; damages for indignity, embarrassment, humiliation and emotional distress, punitive damages, prejudgment interest, attorney fees and costs, and such other relief deemed just and equitable. Case number: 12-C-47 Granvel Boggs Jr. vs. Spartan Mining Co. dba Trace Transport Co., Elk Run Coal Co., Inc.; Alpha Natural Resources Services, LLC, and Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. PA- Matthew M. Hatfield; J- William S. Thompson * Boggs, of Nellis, says he worked as a coal truck driver at the Black Castle surface mine from February 2010 to September 2011 before "defendants willfully, maliciously and unlawfully terminated his employment." Discharge, says Boggs, was based "in whole or in part" on his disability and/or perceived disability relative to cardiovascular medical treatment and other physical impairments. He wants jury judgment for lost wages and benefits, back and front pay; damages for indignity, embarrassment, humiliation and emotional distress; punitive damages, pre-judgment interest, court costs and such further relief ruled just and equitable. Case number: 12-C-46 Gary Holstein Jr. vs. Independence Coal Co., Inc.; Alpha Natural Resources Services, LLS, and Alpha Natural Resources PA- Matthew M. Hatfield; J- William S. Thompson * Danville man was coal truck and rock truck driver employed at surface mining projects known as Black Castle and Progress from February 2010 until September 2011, when "willfully, maliciously and unlawfully terminated ..." Holstein says, with basis for his discharge "whole or in part, plaintiff's disability and/or perceived disability ..." He seeks jury awards for damages detailed in complaint for such as lost wages, benefits, back and front pay, indignity, emotional distress; punitive damage amount to be determined, pre-judgment interest, litigation expenses, plus just and equitable further relief. Case number: 12-C-48 Discover Bank vs. Tavia L. Thuener PA- Ryan S. Marsteller; J- William S. Thompson * Bank seeks to collect more than $12,136 on a Discover Card balance from February 2011, plus pre-and-post-judgment interest and court costs. Case number: 12-C-49 Stephen J. Chandler vs. Angie Jones, Laura Dotson & Jackie Kirk PA- pro se; J- William S. Thompson * Complaint says "Jones has broken several obligations on the contract and I want her removed," along with Dotson and Kirk, because mobile home they occupy at Ashford was rented to her only. Hand written complaint asks Court to "Return the property and mobile home to Stephen Chandler and tenants are to be evicted immediately." Case number: 12-C-50 March 8 Charles F. Bowman vs. Alpha Natural Resources Services, LLC; Alpha Appalachia Services, Inc., and Spartan Mining Co. PA- Mark A. Atkinson; J- William S. Thompson * Bowman says he was unlawfully terminated last February after some eight years employment by defendants because he attempted to receive workers' compensation benefits. He wants jury awards to include lost wages and benefits, back and front pay, personal and punitive damages, pre-judgment interest, court costs, and further relief deemed just and equitable. Case number: 12-C-51 March 12 Belinda E. Smith vs. Jeffrey D. & Crystal Smith PA- pro se; J- William S. Thompson * Greenville, N.C., plaintiff claims Smiths have not paid on their rent-to-own financial agreement made with her last May. Belinda Smith says she's owed $9,800 on payments past due from last January-March. She wants Court to have defendants removed from the Ridgeview property. Case number: 12-C-52

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