This Just In: Kanawha County

By John O'Brien | Sep 1, 2006

Aug. 21

Aug. 21
John Slater v. Adam Scott, et al.
PA-M. Timothy Koontz; J-Walker
* Slater says Scott, his neighbor and State Police trooper, had him
unlawfully arrested and assaulted him over a dispute regarding the
noise Slater's new all-terrain vehicle would make.
Case number: 06-C-1661

John T. Rudez and Rosemary Rudez v. Owens-Illinois, Inc., et al.
PA-Craig Coleman; J-Visiting
* John Rudez says he has contracted lung cancer from years of exposure
to asbestos. He worked as a bricklayer for 40 years. The suit names 37
defendants.
Case number: 06-C-1666

Aug. 22
Kathryn Roberts, an infant who sues by Stephen Roberts and Anne
Roberts, her parents and next friends, and Stephen Roberts and Anne
Roberts individually v. David Wooddell, et al.
PA-Michael L. Glasser; J-Kaufman
* The Roberts say Kathryn was shot in the eye with a paintball gun by
the defendants' infant son Matt and are seeking compensation.
Case number: 06-C-1673

Dorcas K. Burdette, personal representative of the Estate of George
Young v. A&I Co., et al.
PA-John Skaggs; J-Visiting
* Young died from mesothelioma June 27, and his Estate is suing nine
defendants, claiming his death was the result of asbestos exposure.
Case number: 06-C-1676

Aug. 23
Robert Williams and Brina Williams, as parents and next friends of
Charles J. Williams III v. Eric Jones, M.D., et al.
PA-Eric Francis; J-King
* The Williams say Jones operated on the wrong ankle of Charles
Williams III. Jones is an orthopedic surgeon in Morgantown.
Case number: 06-C-1682

Aug. 24
Charleston Area Medical Center v. Ray Rose
PA-Francis C. Gall, Jr.; J-Walker
* CAMC says Rose, of Elkview, owes it $51,376.53 on an unpaid bill.
Case number: 06-C-1694

Aug. 25
David Burch v. Monarch Rubber Co., et al.
PA-Frank Venezia; J-Walker
* Burch says he was improperly trained to clean a machine at Monarch
Rubber's plant in Spencer, and it eventually crushed his legs.
Case number: 06-C-1704

UM Capital, LLC v. Howard Nappier, et al.
PA-Gregory A. Tucker; J-Walker
* UM Capital says Howard and Estella Napier of Dunbar owe it a
combined $102,686.70.
Case number: 06-C-1723

Aug. 29
Timmy Hicks v. Massey Energy Co., et al.
PA-Thomas P. Maroney; J-Walker
* Hicks says an agreement he signed to work with Massey was unfair.
Since he did not put in three years with Black Knight Mining Co., the
agreement says he must pay the company $7,500 and is not allowed to
work for a competitor within 90 miles for a year.
Case number: 06-C-1754

David Wright v. Massey Energy Co., et al.
PA-Thomas P. Maroney; J-Zakaib
* Wright says an agreement he signed to work with Massey was unfair.
Since he did not put in three years with Black Knight Mining Co., the
agreement says he must pay the company $7,500 and is not allowed to
work for a competitor within 90 miles for a year.
Case number: 06-C-1755

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