William Shaffer v. David A. Denning, M.D., University Physicians and Surgeons, Inc., Cabell Huntington Hospital, the Board of Governors of Marshall University
PA-Kathy A. Brown; J-Pancake
* William Shaffer is suing after complications from a gastric bypass surgery caused him to be hospitalized for three months. He claims physicians at Cabell Huntington Hospital failed to recognize the symptoms of a leak in his intestines and he was subsequently in a comatose state for three months.
Case number: 06-C-6
Tina D. Elkins v. Brian M. Eerenberg
PA-Donald R. Capper; J-Cummings
* Elkins is suing Eerenberg after they were involved in a vehicle accident at 8th Avenue and 20th Street in Huntington. Elkins received physical injuries and lost wages. Her spouse is also suing for loss of consortium. The couple is seeking $180,000 in damages.
Case number: 06-C-8
Brenda Martin v. Regina and Edward Somerville, Wenturine Brothers Lumber, Inc., Liberty Mutual Insurance, Inc.
PA-Donald R. Capper; J-Pancake
* Martin is suing after she was struck by a car driven by Edward Somerville, an employee of Wenturine who was "acting within the scope of his employment." Martin received injuries that required medical attention and incurred lost wages. She is seeking damages in the amount of $500,000.
Case number: 06-C-9
Jessica M. George v. Myra and Mark Davis
PA-James W. Keenan; J-Pancake
* On Jan. 29, 2005, George was involved in a wreck with Myra Davis who was "negligently, carelessly and recklessly" driving the vehicle owned by her husband. As a result of the accident, George suffered injured that required $1,000 in medical treatment. She is seeking $250,000 in damages.
Case number: 06-C-12