John C. Thompson, as Administrator of the Estate of Melissa Sue Thompson v. Blue Bird Corporation, Navistar International, Allison Transmission, and R. F. Steiner and Company
PA-Timothy L. Eaves; J-David M. Pancake
* Thompson is suing the manufacturers of the bus and its transmission after his wife, Wayne County bus driver Melissa Sue Thompson, was killed when a Blue Bird school bus backed over her. He is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 06-C-72
Craig B. Tagmeyer v. Stepping Stones, Inc., Susan Fry and Tammy Watts
PA-Gene Bailey; J-John L. Cummings
* From February 2003 until June 2004, Tagmeyer was a teacher/counselor for Stepping Stones, a residential group home for boys in Lavalette and receives primary support from West Virginia Division Health and Human Resources. He is suing the company and its managerial staff, claiming he was fired after he reported instances of fraud, waste and neglect committed by Fry and Watts. He is seeking compensatory damages for lost wages and punitive damages.
Case number: 06-C-78
Michael Dickens v. XSYS Print Solutions US, LLC
PA-Michael Frye; J-David M. Pancake
* Frye, a security guard for Allied Security, is suing XSYS for negligence. Frye was working at the Huntington plant when he fell down a flight of stairs, injuring his shoulder, elbow and teeth. The suit claims the fall was due to an unlit stairwell, a condition XSYS was aware of but took no action to correct.
Case number: 06-C-83
Brian Scott Love v. Huntington Alloys Corporation
PA-Harvey Peyton; J-David M. Pancake
* Love is suing Huntington Alloys for negligence after he sustained injuries to his right hand. He claims the platform assembly he was working on was too high for safe operation and caused his injuries. Love is seeking damages in excess of $40,000.
Case number: 06-C-85
Wilma J. Akers v. Huntington Housing Authority
PA-Paul Biser; J-John L. Cummings
* Akers, a resident of the River View East Apartments in Huntington, is suing the Huntington Housing Authority after she fell in water that had overflowed out of a commode. Akers claims the HHA had a duty as the landlord to maintain the property in safe working order. She is seeking more than $35,000 in damages.
Case number: 06-C-86
Robert Darren Brumfield v. O'Charley's Restaurant
PA-pro se; J-John L. Cummings
* Brumfield was dining at O'Charley's on Valentine's Day 2005 when he slipped and fell on "urine and slime" in the men's restroom. He was told by an employee of the restaurant that patrons urinate on the floor "all the time." Brumfield is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 06-C-98