This Just In: Kanawha County

by John O'Brien |
Aug. 4, 2006, 2:30am

July 21
Rudolfo Stock and Ella Stock v. David Jarrell, Sr., et al.
PA-Patrick B. Anderson; J-Zakaib
* The Stocks say Jarrell and Richard Maddox knowingly and wrongfully seized their boat, "The Iron Duke," to settle a judgment from a Kanawha County magistrate. They say the defendants were supposed to take a different boat.
Case number: 06-C-1433

July 24
Billy Hamrick, II and Jill Hamrick v. Dell Computer Corp.
PA-Kristina Thomas Whiteaker; J-Walker
* The Hamricks blame an AC adaptor they purchased from Dell for starting a fire in their Putnam County home two years ago. They say three of their pets died in the fire and their grandmother died because of stress caused by the fire.
Case number: 06-C-1444

July 25
Kanawha Valley Advertising Co. v. West Virginia News, LLC
PA-Christopher J. Winton; J-Zakaib
* Kanawha Valley Advertising says West Virginia News has not paid $10,424.15 for an advertisement on a billboard.
Case number: 06-C-1456

July 26
Carole Michael v. Herbert J. Thomas Memorial Hospital
PA-Mark Atkinson; J-King
* Michael says she was fired for speaking out in a staff meeting about the employment situation in her department at Thomas Memorial.
Case number: 06-C-1462

Charles Ambrose and Nancy Ambrose v. 20th Century Glove Corp. of Texas, et al.
PA-David Chervenick; J-Visiting
* The Ambroses say Charles has contracted asbestosis and mesothelioma from asbestos exposure. The case, which names 108 defendants, was filed jointly with 06-C-1466.
Case number: 06-C-1465

Loretta Ullum, Executrix of the Estate of William Ullum v. 20th Century Glove Corp. of Texas, et al.
PA-David Chervenick; J-Visiting
* Ullum says her husband died from asbestosis and mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure. The case, which names 108 defendants, was filed jointly with 06-C-1467.
Case number: 06-C-1466

July 27
Karen Richardson, as Executrix of the Estate of Freeda Pringle v. Barton Law Office, et al.
PA-Kevin Hughart; J-Kaufman
* Richardson says attorney Jeffrey Barton of Barton Law Office misappropriated more than $25,000 of funds from her dead mother's personal injury claim and charged her for services not performed or needed. She also claims Barton lost her mother's file.
Case number: 06-C-1472

Sarah Garnes, individually and as natural mother, parent, guardian and next friend for and on behalf of her daughter, Anika Holz v. AMS GP, Inc., et al.
PA-W. Kent Carper; J-King
* Garnes says AMS Properties, the owner of her apartment building, is partly to blame for her being spied on by the maintenance man Edward Pauley. Pauley has pleaded no contest to charges in criminal court.
Case number: 06-C-1476

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