This Just In: Kanawha County

By John O'Brien | Mar 17, 2006

March 6
Tina Baldwin v. Harry Hanshaw and unknown defendants
PA-Timothy A. Bradford; J-Berger
* Baldwin was driving on Casdorph Road in Sissonville when she alleges a horse owned and controlled by the defendant entered the highway and struck her. She demands a trial by jury and compensatory damages.
Case number: 06-C-426

Jennifer Walker, Marilyn Walker and Sarah Montgomery v. Raleigh Manor Limited Partnership, d/b/a Raleigh Center; Glenmark Associates, Inc.; GMA Partnership Holding Company, Inc.; Genesis Healthcare Corporation; and Jason Maynard
PA-Tom Price; J-Walker
* The plaintiffs charge that Maynard, a Charge Nurse at the Raleigh Center in Daniels, sexually harassed them during their employment, and that their coming forth with the information has interfered with their professional advancement. Marilyn Walker says she was fired because of it.
Case number: 06-C-430

March 8
C.K., an infant, by his next friend and legal guardian, Mike Cowger v. Toni Woods, West Virginia State Board of Education, Braxton County Board of Education, Carolyn Long and Victor Lambert
PA-Christopher J. Heavens; J-King
* The plaintiff alleges that the school system had a part in the sexual abuse of C.K., a juvenile, by former Braxton Middle teacher Toni Woods, who pleaded guilty in December to several molestation charges, because there was no rule against students entering Woods' home.
Case number: 06-C-441

March 10
Anna Keys v . The Dow Chemical Company and Union Carbide Corporation
PA-E. William Harvit; J-Stucky
* Keys thought she had reached a $170,000 settlement with the defendant's over a dependant's benefits claim stemming from her husband's 1997 death from asbestos exposure. In January, they sent her a letter stating they were not willing to pay that settlement and offered $5,000.
Case number: 06-C-453

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