May 6
Hayward J. Godfrey Jr. vs. Anna M. Perry-Landis
PA- James Villanova; J– Wilfong
* The plaintiff claims he suffered permanent injuries as a result of a vehicle accident on June 14, 2011, when Godfrey was a passenger in the defendant's vehicle. He claims she was negligent and caused her car to travel at a high rate of speed and strike a parked vehicle. The plaintiff is seeking an amount of relief to be determined.
Case number: 13-C-68

May 8
Richard Alan Huffman vs. Penny Sue Vandevender
PA– Rebecca Judy; J– Wilfong
* The petitioner is seeking the sale of a property that he and the respondent purchased when they were engaged. They made extensive repairs and remodeled portions of the house, and the petitioner invested more than $9,000 into the home, above monthly mortgage payments. He claims he has offered to sell his share of the property to Vandevender for $24,000, but she has refused.
Case number: 13-C-70

June 5
Shelia Hagans vs. Robert T. Penic and Circle D Enterprises Inc.
PA– Erica Kolenich; J- Wilfong
* The plaintiff claims she suffered severe injuries, medical expenses, pain, suffering and other damages on April 5, 2012, when Penic, as an employee of Circle D, operated his tractor-trailer in a reckless manner and failed to stop at a traffic light, causing a collision with the rental vehicle she was driving. Hagans is seeking an undetermined amount of compensation.
Case number: 13-C-81

June 6
Shawn Perry vs. Robert T. Penic and Circle D Enterprises Inc.
PA– Erica Kolenich; J– Wilfong
* The plaintiff claims he suffered severe injuries, medical expenses, pain, suffering and other damages on April 5, 2012, when Penic, as an employee of Circle D, operated his tractor-trailer in a reckless manner and failed to stop at a traffic light, causing a collision with a vehicle in which the plaintiff was a passenger. Perry is seeking an undetermined amount of compensation.
Case number: 13-C-82

June 13
First National Bank vs. Steven J. Day and Debra S. Day
PA– Philip Hereford; J– Wilfong
* The bank is seeking at least $946,012.20 plus interest in accordance with the terms of two separate loans made by FNB to Tygart Valley Industries LLC, which the Days each individually guaranteed.
Case number: 13-C-84

June 14
Linda Davis, as parent of Amanda R. Burns, a minor over the age of 14, vs. Amanda R. Burns
PA– Robert Chenoweth; J– Wilfong
* The petitioner is seeking authorization to make a $50,000 cash settlement on behalf of her daughter, Amanda Burns, to cover damages and expenses from a car accident the teenager was involved in on Aug. 27, 2012. She was an unrestrained passenger at the time of the single-car accident, and she was 27 weeks pregnant. She has since fully recovered from her injuries and has given birth to a healthy infant.
Case number: 13-C-85

June 17
Robert G. Bohon vs. Jeffrey R. Webb, Thelma L. Asbury and Citizens Bank of West Virginia Inc.
PA– W. Tyler Nestor; J– Wilfong
* The plaintiff claims the defendants were negligent on Aug. 17, 2012, when Webb and Asbury endorsed a draft for $4,456.00 for repair to a mobile home on a parcel of property that belongs to Bohon. The draft was payable to Webb and Bohon, however, Citizens Bank accepted and negotiated the draft without all the signatures as required by law. The bank then permitted Webb and Asbury to access all but approximately $800 of the funds. The plaintiff, who is elderly and has lung cancer, claims to have suffered inconvenience and anguish in this matter, and he is seeking an amount of relief to be determined at trial.
Case number: 13-C-86

June 17
The estate of Marie Lynn Merchant, Robbie Merchant, Vinson A. Russell and Darius O. Merchant, a minor child by his father, next friend and guardian, Robbie Merchant, vs. Elkins Regional Convalescent Center Inc.
PA– John Wallace; J– Wilfong
* The plaintiffs claim the defendant caused Marie Lynn Merchant's wrongful death from a heart attack on Oct. 24, 2012, by refusing to allow her to seek medical treatment for chest pains while she was working the night shift as a certified nurse's assistant. They claim the defendant threatened to terminate Merchant's employment and have her license revoked if she left during her shift, and they claim the defendant has a history and pattern of these threats. After her shift concluded at 8 a.m., she returned home and died within minutes from a massive heart attack. The plaintiffs are seeking an undetermined amount of relief.
Case number: 13-C-87

June 17
West Virginia National Guard Federal Credit Union vs. Ian C. McDougal
PA– Arie Spitz; J– Wilfong
* The plaintiff is seeking at least $54,424.24 plus interest following the defendant's breaches and unjust enrichment relating to seven separate notes.
Case number: 13-C-88

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