CIVIL FILINGS: Marshall County

July 17
Bart Beckley, Individually and as the Administrator of the Estate of Charles Galen Beckley vs. Charles L. Schultz and Charles T. Schultz
PA- James A. Varner; Michael D. Crim; J- Hummel
* On March 13, 2012, Charles Beckley was a pedestrian walking northbound on Frontage Road, in the company of a friend. Charles L. Schultz hit Beckley, hurling him through the air resulting in catastrophic injuries, proximately causing his death. It is believed that Schultz was using a cellular phone and was distracted at the time he struck the decedent. The estate demands compensation for this gross negligence.
Case number: 12-C-140

Margaret Daugherty vs. D.D. Exterior Enterprise, LLC, d/b/a Equity One Exteriors
PA- Paul J. Harris; J- Karl
* Plaintiff signed a contract with defendant to construct a new roof, on July 26, 2010. Plaintiff left an exposed area on the porch during an attempted repair. Defendant did not return for several weeks; plaintiff had to cover the exposed area with her own shower curtain. Damages are demanded for this negligence and breach of contract.
Case number: 12-C-142

James and Donna Maxwell vs. D.D. Exterior Enterprise, LLC, d/b/a Equity One Exteriors
PA- Paul J. Harris; J- Karl
* On July 5, 2010, Plaintiffs signed a contract to construct new roofs on their house, garage, and carport. Upon completion of the job, Plaintiffs' ceiling leaked in the bedroom, "sagging almost to the point of falling in." Damages for this negligent breach of contract are sought in a trial by jury.
Case number: 12-C-143

Robert E. and Jean Roberts vs. D.D. Exterior Enterprise, LLC, d/b/a Equity One Exteriors
PA- Paul J. Harris; J- Hummel
* On July 6, 2010, Plaintiffs signed a contract with defendant to construct a new roof for plaintiff's house and siding for the sum of $16,697.51. Mr. Buchanan assured that 40 year shingles would be installed; yet, defendants installed 30 year shingles. Numerous items have remained unrepaired. A request for damages of $65,000 is demanded in a trial by jury.
Case number: 12-C-145

Michael Berlin vs. D.D. Exterior Enterprise, LLC, d/b/a Equity One Exteriors
PA- Paul J. Harris; J- Karl
* On July 15, 2010, Plaintiff signed a contract to construct a new roof, gutters, soffit, fascia, and siding for Plaintiff's house in the sum of $16,000. One of the crew members struck Plaintiff's sewer line while working on the back deck roof. The crew foreman told the crew member to keep his mouth shut. Plaintiff had to pay Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration approximately $12,000 out of pocket expenses. The amount of damages for this negligence and breach of contract will be determined at trial.
Case number: 12-C-146

William and Melinda Smith vs. D.D. Exterior Enterprise, LLC, d/b/a Equity One Exteriors
PA- Paul J. Harris; J- Hummel
* Plaintiff signed a contract to construct a new roof on their house for the sum of $7,281.39. Water damage exists on and behind the bedroom wall. Individuals who sleep in this room experience breathing problems and headaches. There are concerns that there may be mold behind the wall. Total damages for repair and replacement costs are demanded in the amount of $50,000.
Case number: 12-C-147

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