This Just In: Kanawha County

by John O'Brien |
Dec. 1, 2006, 1:30am

Nov. 17
Cheryl Harris v. Fas-Check Supermarket of St. Albans
PA-Robert H. Miller II; J-Walker
* Harris says she slipped on salad or pasta dressing that had collected on the floor near the buffet at Fas-Check and was injured in the subsequent fall. She seeks punitive damages.
Case number: 06-C-2465

Harold Zohnd. v. 20th Century Glove Corp. of Texas, et al.
PA-David P. Chervenick; J-Visiting
* Zohnd names 83 defendants in his asbestos lawsuit. He says he worked at Mobay Chemical Plant in New Martinsville for 27 years.
Case number: 06-C-2469

Paul Sammons v. Deputy Chad Barker, individually and as member of Boone County Sheriff's Department and U.S. 119 Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, et al.
PA-Stephen New; J-Stucky
* Sammons says he was put in jail for 44 days as a result of mistaken identity. He is also suing the Boone County Sheriff's Department, the West Virginia State Police, troopers J.J. Lester, M.T. Smith and M.G. Robinson and the U.S. 119 Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force.
Case number: 06-C-2467

Nov. 21
West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board v. Danny Perkins
PA-Jeaneen Legato; J-Bloom
* The board wants the pension of Perkins terminated because he pled guilty to felony counts of sexual assault. He is a former middle school teacher in Mercer County.
Case number: 06-C-2491

George Briggs, et al. v. Owens-Illinois, et al.
PA-David Chervenick; J-Visiting
* Briggs' case is one of 10 asbestos suits filed jointly against Owens-Illinois and Vimasco Corp. of Nitro.
Case number: 06-C-2492

Ralph Clark and Alice Clark v. 20th Century Glove Corp., et al.
PA-David Chervenick; J-Visiting
* Clark names 84 defendants in his asbestos lawsuit. It says he worked at Union Carbide in Institute from 1959-73.
Case number: 06-C-2520

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