John R. Goodwin Sr. and Betty Lou Goodwin v. City of Morgantown, Morgantown Building and Property Code Enforcement Department, Morgantown Parking Authority, and John P. Kuehn and Natalie Kuehn
J-N/A; PA-John R. Goodwin
* The plaintiffs claim there is a danger to their building in the form of a falling wall that has massive backfill behind it. The city is threatening condemnation of the building. However, as the wall was constructed by the city circa 1969, it is the city, and not the plaintiffs who have a responsibility to repair the wall. Also, the plaintiffs claim that the Kuehn's vehicles have contributed to the crumbling of the wall and the landfill. They are seeking a temporary restraining order against the city and the code department, a Writ of Mandamus compelling the city to repair the wall, as well as compensatory and punitive damages from all parties.
Case number: 07-C-266
Scott Frederick v. Ronald Huffman and Jane Doe
J-N/A; PA-Michelle Widme-Eby
* Frederick claims Jane Dow negligently operated Huffman's vehicle so as to collide with his own automobile, causing him serious bodily injury and trauma. He is seeking compensatory damages for medical expenses and lost wages, as well as general damages for pain and suffering, mental anguish, etc. He is also seeking interest, costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 07-C-267
Bossio Enterprises Inc. v. Roger D. Mayer, individually, and Roger D. Mayer dba The Dairy Queen
J-N/A; PA-Susan B. Tucker
*Bossio claims that, in violation of his lease, Mayer failed to repair a broken gas line leading to the property. Mayer left the premise without heat and hot water, which caused several water lines to freeze then burst and subsequently damage the property. This has caused Bossio to lose rent money since Jan. 1, 2007. He is seeking compensatory damages, loss of rent, repair of the water lines, cleanup costs, punitive damages, as well as all other costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 07-C-272
Sharon L. Neighbors v. Heather Bolgard
J-N/A; PA-J. Bryan Edwards
* Neighbors claims Bolgard failed to yield the right of way, causing a collision with her own vehicle which resulted in serious bodily injuries for Neighbors. She is seeking compensatory and general damages, punitive damages, interest, costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 07-C-279
Jose Solis Garcia v. Robert J. Konchesky
J-N/A; PA-Stephen G. Higgins
* Garcia claims that despite paying the sum of $40,000 to Konchesky in an Agreement for the Purchase & Sale of Real Estate, Konchesky has failed to convey the property title, free and clear of liens and encumbrances, to the plaintiff. Despite repeated requests that the money be returned to him, Konchesky has failed to comply. Garcia is seeking $40,000 as well as interest, costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 07-C-283