This Just In: Kanawha County

by Chris Dickerson |
Jul. 7, 2006, 2:30am

June 26
John A. Crowder vs. Loren Peter Fortson
PA-Eric S. Embree; J-Stucky
* Crowder, a St. Albans contractor, was retained to remodel Fortson's home in St. Albans from July to October 2005. Crowder says Fortson still owes him $13,393.35 for labor and materials.
Case number: 06-C-1221

David Bryan Lee vs. 3S&W Inc. dba Sandman Motel, Anderson Block Inc. dba Sandman Motel and CSX Transportation Inc.
PA-Lacy Wright Jr. J-Stucky
* Lee, a CSX conductor who lives in Ironton, Ohio, says he suffered severe injury when he slipped and fell in water on the floor of his room at the Sandman Motel in Hinton. He lists CSX as a defendant because he was working and required to stay at the motel while at an "away" terminal.
Case number: 06-C-1225

June 27
Deanna Bowling, administratrix of the estate of Robert E. Bowling, deceased vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1227

Carol J. Berry, executrix of the estate of David R. Berry, deceased vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1228

John L. Best and Terry Best, his wife vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1229

Anna Brumage, executrix of the estate of Harold O. Brumage, deceased vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1230

Donna J. Cline, adminstratrix of the estate of Howard Cline, deceased vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1231

Mary Rose Clevenger, personal representative of the estate of James W. Clevenger, deceased vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1232

Walter Dunlap and Joyce Dunlap, his wife vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1233

George Fiquris, executor of the estate of Kenneth Fiquris, deceased vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1234

Kathleen LaRue, adminstratrix of the estate of Harold LaRue, deceased vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1235

Charles Lemley and Phyllis Lemley, his wife vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1236

Stephen Lemon and Linda Lemon, his wife vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1237

Ida Belle Rutan, executrix of the estate of Franklin D. Rutan, deceased vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1238

Michael J. Sabatino vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1239

James E. Settle and Helen Settle, his wife vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1240

John Dennis Smith and Marsha Jean Halstead, co-executors of the estate of Herbert F. Smith, deceased vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1241

Samuel Spano and Joan Spano, his wife vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick and Scott S. Segal; J-visiting
* One of 16 17-count asbestos cases jointly filed against 143 defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1242

Leslie Smith vs. United Van Lines Inc. and Shannon Thomas
PA-Stacy A. Jacques; J-Berger
* Smith, who lives in St. Albans, says a United Van Lines vehicle driven by Thomas hit her vehicle from behind twice while she was driving on Interstate 64 in Charleston on Aug. 26, 2005. She says the accident caused severe injury. She seek compensatory damages for her injuries, medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, etc. as well as punitive damages.
Case number: 06-C-1259

William Brannon, personal representative of the estate of Edward Brannon, deceased vs. A&I Company et al.
PA-John Skaggs; J-visiting
* Brannon filed suit against 23 defendants on behalf of the decedent, who handled asbestos and asbestos products during his employment as a laborer at various plants while working as a contractor. The 13-count complaint includes wrongful death and loss of consortium.
Case number: 06-C-1260

June 28
Hubert Atkins II, LPN; Michelle Gill, LPN; and Pamela Givens, RN vs. Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Services Inc. and Jean Lavender, RN
PA-C. Benjamin Salango and J.B. Akers II; J-Walker
* The plaintiff nurses from Fayette County claim they were wrongfully discharged from a Glasgow facility after reporting quality of care issues. They also say Lavender, who was director of nursing services, abused her power. They seek compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 06-C-1263

National Union Fire Insurance Casualty Insurance Company of Pittsburgh vs. Sidney Coal Company Inc. and Massey Energy Company
PA-Ryan J. Flanigan; J-King
* The case stems from a settlement of a 2001 civil complaint involving a fatal traffic accident and how the insurance companies were to divide payment of the settlement.
Case number: 06-C-1267

Paul DeFuria, individually, and as personal representative of Marie DeFuria vs. Glenmark LLC dba Valley Center, Genesis Eldercare Network LLC
PA-William M. Tiano; J-Bloom
* DeFuria says his deceased wife died as a result of negligence after becoming entrapped between her mattress and bedrail at Valley Center in South Charleston. After the incident, she was semi-comatose and later died. He seeks compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 06-C-1268

June 29
Enterprise Rent-A-Car of West Virginia vs. Barbara Porter
PA-O. Gay Elmore; J-Walker
* Enterprise says Porter of Charleston rented a 2005 Chevy Malibu from its Smith Street office and wrecked the vehicle. Enterprise seeks damages of $6,508.01, plus $2,603.20 for attorney fees, $145 for court costs less $332.19 for previous payments, plus interest, costs and other relief.
Case number: 06-C-1269

Enterprise Rent-A-Car of West Virginia vs. John Gray
PA-O. Gay Elmore; J-Kaufman
* Enterprise says Gray of South Charleston rented a 2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS from its office at Yeager Airport on March 2, 2006, and wrecked the vehicle. Enterprise seeks damages of $2,954.64, plus $1,181.85 for attorney fees, $145 for court costs plus interest, costs and other relief.
Case number: 06-C-1271

Penelope Rogers vs. Eli Lilly and Company and John Does 1-10
PA-W. Roger Smith III; J-King
* Rogers claims Lilly's Zyprexa drug caused her to suffer diabetes mellitus and, as a result, incur medical expenses. She says Lilly misled customers about the safety of the product. John Does 1-10 are distributors of the drug.
Case number: 06-C-1272

Ruth Ann Carroll vs. Pioneer West Virginia Federal Credit Union and Eugene "Mike" Frederick
PA-John Einreinhofer; J-Stucky
* Carroll, who lives in Marmet, claims Frederick, CEO of the credit union, subjected her and co-workers to unwelcome, sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal and physical conduct of a sexual nature while creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment."
Case number: 06-C-1273

Roaul F. Campbell vs. City of Charleston Police Department, Mayor Danny Jones and Police Chief Brent Webster
PA-pro se; J-King
* Campbell says he was wrongly arrested several times by the Charleston Police Department and spent numerous days in jail despite not having ben convicted of any charges. He says he also has been denied employment because he can't pass background checks. He seeks $25,000 and wants arrests removed from his record.
Case number: 06-C-1276

Rebecca A. Craig vs. Foodland of Kanawha City
PA-pro se; J-Zakaib
* Craig, who lives in Jacksonville, Fla., says she slipped and fell at the grocery store during a visit on July 6, 2004.
Case number: 06-C-1278

June 30
Roaul F. Campbell vs. Sheriff Mike Rutherford, Kanawha County Sheriff's Department and KCSD CN Braley
* Campbell again says he was wrongly arrested by the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department, which he says is unlawful under the First Amendment. He also says he had to post bond. He says he also has been denied employment because he can't pass background checks. He seeks a minimum of $50,000.
Case number: 06-C-1284




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