Widow blames lumber company for husband's death

By Matt Russell | Aug 4, 2014

CHARLESTON -- The wife of a deceased man is suing after he allegedly was killed while trying to deliver lumber.

Linda Robinson, as administrator of the estate of Timothy Robinson, filed suit in Kanawha Circuit Court against Allegheny Wood Products Inc.

According to the complaint, on Nov. 19, Timothy Robinson was driving a tractor-trailer in the course of his employment with a pre-loaded trailer of lumber for the defendant from its Randolph County facility. While driving, Timothy was involved in an accident with another trailer-tractor and lumber from the trailer came forward into the cab of the truck, causing fatal injuries, the suit states.

The defendant is accused of negligence and wrongful death.

The plaintiff is represented by Charleston attorney W. Kent Carper of Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler PLLC and Elkins attorney David A. Sims of the Law Offices of David A. Sims PLLC. The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge James C. Stucky.

Kanawha Circuit Court Case No. 14-C-1153

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