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By Jennifer Fleahman | Sep 15, 2006

Sept. 5
Donna and Grover Clifford vs. Medical Rehabilitative Services, Lance Tarr, et al.
J- Wilson; PA- Wray V. Voegelin
* After undergoing rotator cuff surgery, Grover Clifford was prescribed post-operative physical therapy. Clifford claims physical therapist Tarr failed to exercise care and skill during his sessions, and thusly suffered severe medical injuries, including a fully torn tendon.
Case number: 06-C-316

Sept 6
City of Wheeling vs. Ronald Bence dba Ohio Valley Properties
J- Gaughan; PA- Rosemary Humway-Warmuth
* The City of Wheeling is requiring Bence complete the demolition and removal of debris from his property which lies within city limits. Bence has been provided with more preparation time than the normal 30-day allotment. Although Bence has hired a contractor, nothing has been done to improve the property which poses public health and safety concerns. Wheeling requests Bence be ordered to remove debris and compensate the city for costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 06-C-319

Sept. 7
Leslie Scott vs. Mountain State Blue Cross and Blue Shield
J-Mazzone; PA- Ronald Zavolta, Esq.
* Scott, an employee of MSBCBS, had racial slurs directed to her from fellow employee Natalie Driscol. The complaint says Driscol was fired but continued to harass Scott through agents, management and representatives who were aware the problem had been occurring for five to six months. Scott claims she was later unfairly stripped of her job despite being in compliance with all company demands and expectations.
Case number: 06-C-320

Susan and Douglas McAfee vs. Ohio Valley Medical Center, Otis Elevator Co. and John Doe 1-3
J-Gaughan; PA- Robert Fitzsimmons
* John Doe 1-3 had contracted with OVMC and/or Otis to maintain elevators within the hospital. McAfee, an employee of OVMC within the hospital, was struck by what she claims to be a faulty elevator door when it closed too early. McAfee claims the elevators were not safely maintained, and she suffered extensive injuries and hospital bills totaling over $117,198.83.
Case number: 06-C-322

Absure Tower Inc. vs. American Income Life Co.
J-Wilson; PA-David J. Sims
* AIL agreed to rent office space for $400 per month from Absure. Absure made minor repairs to the building for it to be ready by the date specified in the contract. After repairs were completed, AIL informed Absure it would be renting the space despite the contractual agreement. Absure Tower seeks $5,756.80 along with pre- and post-judgment interest as well as court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 06-C-323

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