This Just In: Ohio County

by Brandon Smith |
Feb. 17, 2006, 1:20am

Jan. 20
ERB Electric Company vs. Metropolitan Citi Grill LLC
PA-David K. Liberati; J-Gaughan
* The Grill is being sued for not compensating ERG for contracting work it performed. On the basis of an oral contract, it owes ERG $3,250.01. This sum plus interest is the amount for which they are being sued.
Case number: 06-C-23

Jan. 23
Richard Mansuetto vs. Media Marketing, Inc.
PA-Gregory McDermott; J-Gaughan
* MMI shareholders Craig Barnes and John Culler purchased Mansuetto's shares of stocks in MMI totaling $600,000.00. MMI refuses to pay Mansuetto and the other shareholders the balance owed for the stock -- about a $233,000 value. Mansuetto is suing for compensation of the amount plus interest.
Case number: 06-C-24

Jan. 26
Tammy L. Flaherty vs. Maroon Enterprises, Inc.
PA-Daniel P. Taylor; J-Gaughan
* Flaherty was a patron of Citgo, a company of Maroon Enterprises, Inc., when she fell on snow/ice that had accumulated on the parking lot/sidewalk. As a result, she says she suffered severe bodily injuries as well as loss of income, emotional distress, and mental pain. She seeks compensation for her injuries and damages.
Case number: 06-C-26

Jan. 27
American Commerce Insurance Co. vs. Justin T. Koegler and Kelly Fitzpatrick
PA-Douglas N. Godshall; J-Gaughan
* The co-defendants were involved in an auto accident. They seek compensation that ACIC claims is not applicable according to their contract with the company. ACIC is requesting judgment declaring its rights and obligations under the insurance policy.
Case number: 06-C-27

Bharati Patel and Arvind Patel vs. Manchester, Bennet, Powers, and Ullman, LPA, et. al
PA-pro se; J-Gaughan
* MBPU is being sued by the Patel's for lying about whom they represented in a 2000 case. They then filed a "Complaint for Money Judgment" suit against the Patels, which, according to the Patels, was brought forth with the intent of sullying the reputation of Bharati Patel and extorting money from her. MBPU is being sued for $3 million in compensatory damages and $6.5 million in punitive damages.
Case number: 06-C-28

John G. Schmitt vs. Julie Vercellotti and Progressive Insurance Agency Inc.
PA-Elgine Heceta McArdle; J-Gaughan
* The two parties were involved in an automobile accident when Vercellotti crashed his vehicle into the back of Schmitt's. Schmitt has suffered permanent bodily injuries and is suing for compensation for his injuries and damages.
Case number: 06-C-29

Jan. 30
April Amos vs. Colonial American Development Corporation
PA-Quan S. Le; J-Wilson
* Amos was exiting her apartment at Oglebay Village in Wheeling when she slipped and fell, hitting her head on ice that had accumulated on the parking area. She is suing CADC for negligence in maintaining the property and is seeking compensation for her injuries and damages.
Case number: 06-C-32

Rosemary Coury and Richard Coury vs. Wheeling Park Commission
PA-pro se; J-Gaughan
* Mrs. Coury, an employee of the Oglebay Mansion Museum, was exiting work walking on an untreated patch of ice in the parking lot when she slipped and fell, shattering her right elbow. She is suing the Wheeling Park Commission for negligence in maintaining the property and is seeking compensation for her injuries and damages.
Case number: 06-C-33

Cheryl Marshall vs. Wheeling Island Gaming Inc. and Poppee's Popcorn Inc.
PA-Jacob M. Robinson; J-Mazzone
* While at Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center, Marshall bought a product of Poppee's Popcorn. While eating it, she bit into a small rock/pebble causing possibly permanent injuries to her tooth and mouth. She is suing for compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 06-C-34

Feb. 1
Donna R. Gregory vs. Josiah Swayngim
PA-Peter P. Kurelac, III; J-Mazzone
* Gregory claims she was driving a school bus when Swayngim negligently failed to maintain control of his own vehicle causing it to collide with the school bus. As a result of the accident, Gregory has suffered possibly permanent injuries and has undergone related medical care in excess of $2,445. She is suing for compensation of all costs related to the accident.
Case number: 06-C-36

Everson vs. Wheeling Island Gaming, Inc.
PA-Jacob M. Robinson; J-Mazzone
* Everson was a patron at Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center when a cone was placed near her chair to warn of a wet floor without her knowledge. The cone caused her to violently trip and fall. She is suing for compensation for her injuries and damages.
Case number: 06-C-37

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