Aug. 29
Kenneth Foyles vs. Richard Scott Welch
PA-Mark E. Gaydos; J-N/A
* Foyles claims he paid Welch the sum of $21,000 to hold, in escrow, a piece of property Welch claimed to own. It was discovered that Welch did not have clear title to the property to be conveyed. Welch has not corrected the title problem and refuses to refund Foyles' money. Foyles is seeking the purchase price of $21,000 and loss of use of the funds, annoyance and inconvenience, costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 06-C-577

Aug. 31
Barbara Arnett vs. American International Group, Inc. and American General Assurance Company.
PA-Brent L. Van Deysen; J-N/A
* Arnett claims that although she was designated as a beneficiary of an Employee Benefit Plan, the defendants are refusing to pay benefits due and owing to the plaintiff which are payable upon her death. Arnett is seeking an award of the benefits due to her under the life insurance plan as well as costs and attorney's fees.
Case number: 06-C-582

Barbara Arnett vs. Philips Electronics North American Corporation
PA-Brent L. Van Deysen; J-N/A
* Arnett claims Phillips has stopped payment on the disability retirement benefits eligible to her under her Pension Plan. Arnett has remained eligible to receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration because her total disability continues. She is seeking an award of past benefits due her under the Pension Plan as well as costs and attorney's fees.
Case number: 06-C586

Sept. 1
Davis Kitchen and Tile vs. James Kines and Linda Kines
PA- Robert D. Berryman; J-N/A
* Davis claims the defendants contracted it to remodel a kitchen, but then refused to pay the full sum of costs and labor. Davis is seeking $6,428.58 as well as costs and interest. The defendants, however, claim Davis' work was not done in a timely manner or in accordance with the contract, nor was it done in a workmanlike manner. They have paid the sum of $30,700 and have repeatedly requested Davis return to correct the deficiencies.
Case number: 06-C-587

Mary Dianne Murray v. The University of West Virginia Board of Governors, West Virginia University, and William Lee Clark
PA-Michelle Widmer-Eby; J-N/A
* Murray claims she witnessed a fight in a Mountaineer Field parking lot and called 911 multiple times to report a potentially volatile situation. She was told that WVU public safety officers would be dispatched, but they never arrived. She was injured when the situation escalated. She also seeks compensation for medical expenses and lost income, as well as interest, costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 06-C-588

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