CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

July 6
James E. Layne vs. CSX Transportation, Inc.
PA- William M. Tiano, Paul G. Moody; J- Carrie Webster
* Layne was employed by CSX as a signalman. On Nov. 29, 2010, during the course of his employment, Layne fell and struck his head, causing him severe and permanent brain injuries and injuries to his right lower extremity. Layne is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 12-C-1268

July 12
Joshua L. Bowman vs. Hughes Supply Co. d/b/a HSC Industrial
PA- Todd S. Bailess, Joy B. Mega; J- Charles E. King
* Bowman was employed by the defendant from December 2010 until March 10, 2011 as a communication technician/two-way radio installer. He claims he sustained an injury while performing his work duties on Jan. 21, 2011 and attempted to receive benefits through West Virginia Workers' Compensation as a result of the injury. Despite having an active workers' compensation claim, the defendants unlawfully terminated his employment on March 10, 2011. Bowman is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-1299

July 13
Leona Hash, Sweta Khadka, Angela Gilkerson, Brittany Elmore, Justine Beckett, Pashi Sherpa, Jamie Pugh, Robin Batten, Jami Clay, Chelsea Jones, Bruce Krise, Jessica Dorsey, Skylar Marsh, Tiffany Loudermilk, Jessica Stover, Christina Bradsher, Mark Colombo, Britani Rader, Silpa Shrestha, Julia Lynch, Rikki Westfall, Elizabeth Hanna, Meenu Ck, LuCinda Kovack, Jeanette Lyttle, Janelle Terrell, Laura Bare, Mariya Taylor, Patricia Stein, Nancy Murphy, April White, Mary Medders, Jennifer Davis, Kasandra Mills, Shaye Conaway, Ruth Anne Cummings, Barbara Kaing, Daniel Chege, Kahlah King, Christina Fox, Ashton Nelson, NaShala Sadzewicz, Amanda Adkins, Margaret Dangerfield, Anthony Allen, Sandra Elmore, Amanda Lilly, Zachary Holbert, Saroj Pudel, Stephanie Rinehart, Nikita Pradhan, Roxanne Shick, Stephanie Groves, Amanda Layne, Charlene Wilson, Jeremy Vance, Indrawati Bista and Melissa Miller vs. Mountain State University, Charles Polk and the Mountain State University Board of Trustees
PA- William Druckman, Madonna Estep, John P. Fishwick Jr., Monica L. Mroz; J- Tod J. Kaufman, Carrie Webster, Charles E. King, James C. Stucky, Paul Zakaib Jr., Louis H. Bloom, Jennifer Bailey
* The 58 plaintiffs claim Mountain State University failed to keep them informed about its accreditation issues during their educations. They are seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 12-C-1306, 12-C-1307, 12-C-1308, 12-C-1309, 12-C-1310, 12-C-1311, 12-C-1312, 12-C-1313, 12-C-1314, 12-C-1315, 12-C-1316, 12-C-1317, 12-C-1318, 12-C-1319, 12-C-1320, 12-C-1321, 12-C-1322, 12-C-1323, 12-C-1324, 12-C-1325, 12-C-1326, 12-C-1327, 12-C-1328, 12-C-1329, 12-C-1330, 12-C-1331, 12-C-1332, 12-C-1333, 12-C-1334, 12-C-1335, 12-C-1336, 12-C-1337, 12-C-1338, 12-C-1339, 12-C-1340, 12-C-1341, 12-C-1342, 12-C-1343, 12-C-1344, 12-C-1345, 12-C-1346, 12-C-1347, 12-C-1348, 12-C-1349, 12-C-1350, 12-C-1351, 12-C-1352, 12-C-1353, 12-C-1354, 12-C-1355, 12-C-1356, 12-C-1357, 12-C-1358, 12-C-1359, 12-C-1360, 12-C-1361, 12-C-1362, 12-C-1363

July 16
Robert H. Bostic and Paula D. Bostic vs. Robert W. Halley and Charleston Auto, Inc.
PA- W. Brent Hackney; J- Carrie Webster
* On Nov. 14, 2010, Robert Bostic was operating his 2009 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado Pickup truck on Martins Branch Road when Halley rear-ended Robert Bostic and caused him injuries. Halley was operating a vehicle owned by Charleston Auto. The Bostics are seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 12-C-1376

July 17
Lillian Reilly, executrix of the Estate of James Reilly vs. A.W. Chesterton Company; Air & Liquid Systems Corporation; Armstrong International, et al.
PA- Thomas P. Maroney, Victoria L. Antion; J- visiting
* Lillian Reilly claims the 53 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-1382

Randy Carson Fields and Mabel Lou Fields vs. 3M Company; A.W. Chesterton Company; Aurora Pump Company; et al.
PA- Victoria L. Antion, Scott A. McGee, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* The plaintiffs claim the 54 defendants are responsible for Randy Fields' lung cancer. They are seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 12-C-1388

Daphene Y. Steele, executrix of the Estate of William Y. Steele vs. 3M Company; A.W. Chesterton Company; Borg-Warner Corporation; et al.
PA- Victoria L. Antion, Scott A. McGee, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* Daphene Steele claims the 41 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-1389

Misty Prevatte vs. B&F Foods, Inc. d/b/a Shoney's of Quincey; ShoRest 1102, LLC; John Watts; and Denise Biafore
PA- Matthew S. Criswell, Mark L. French, Steven M. Condaras; J- Carrie Webster
* Prevatte claims she was harassed by Watts during her employment with Shoney's. She claims when she became injured due to a work-related injury, she was placed on light duty by her physician, but was told by Biafore that there was no light duty work at Shoney's. Later she discovered Biafore made false statements about her and delayed her workers' compensation benefits. Prevatte is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 12-C-1393

July 18
Suzanne N. Hall vs. Religious Coalition for Community Renewal, Inc. and Empire Electric, Inc.
PA- Timothy J. LaFon; J- James C. Stucky
* On July 28, 2008, Hall purchased a piece of improved real estate from Religious Coalition in Charleston. She claims the residence was built by Empire. After the real estate was purchased, Hall discovered serious structural problems and other defects. She claims the defendants knew prior to entering into the sales transaction with her of the latent defects in the residence and failed to advise her. Hall is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 12-C-1394

Cheryl L. Bodkins vs. K-mart Corporation and Sears Holdings Corporation
PA- Robert H. Miller II, Shawn R. Romano; J- Paul Zakaib Jr.
* On Aug. 26, 2010, Bodkins was shopping inside K-mart in Elkview when she slipped and fell backward, striking her head, back and coccyx on the floor. Bodkins is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-1400

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