This just in: Berkeley County

by Beth Henry |
Sep. 29, 2006, 2:00am

Sept. 13
Carol Litten and Wayne Litten vs. John Williams and Grapevine Business Park LLC
PA - Arthur Boyce; J - Christopher Wilkes
* The plaintiffs claim Williams, who owns Grapevine, made a verbal agreement with them about leasing space for a deli. They say they gave Williams a $10,000 deposit and made several improvements to the building. They claim he breached their first agreement when he later presented a written lease agreement that was substantially different from their original agreement. The Littens are seeking $50,000 in compensatory damages and $100,000 for punitive damages, jointly and severally, from the defendants.
Case number: 06-C-669

Sept. 14
Reba Jones vs. Jeans Interiors Inc. d/b/a Carpet World
PA - Stephen Skinner; J - Christopher Wilkes
* Jones claims she was severely injured on Oct. 2, 2004, when a roll of carpet fell on her head and neck while she was in the Carpet World store in Martinsburg. She claims the store failed to provide adequate safety measures to its patrons, and she has suffered pain, loss of income and medical expenses. She is seeking an amount of relief to be determined at trial.
Case number: 06-C-677

Sept. 19
Sharon Moats and William Moats vs. City Hospital Inc., West Virginia University Hospitals-East Inc., Gateway Regional Health System Inc., Dr. Courtney Struthers, Dr. Dawn Reed Jones and Shenandoah Valley Medical System Inc.
PA - D. Michael Burke; J - Christopher Wilkes
* The plaintiffs claims Sharon Moats suffered an abdominal hemorrhage that caused permanent nerve damage in her leg after the defendants were negligent in evaluating her condition and providing her medical treatment and care. The Moats are seeking at least $100,000 in damages, plus other relief.
Case number: 06-C-683

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