This Just In: Jefferson County

By The West Virginia Record | Jun 1, 2007

May 10

May 10
Inmer Estrada v. Toschia Spriggs v. John Doe 1, Jane Doe 1, Jane Doe 2, Unknown Doe 1
PA-Kirk Bottner; J-Gina Groh
* Spriggs has filed a counterclaim against Inmer Estrada.(Spriggs correct name is Tasha Spring.) Spriggs claims that her landlord, Estrada, refused to accepted rent from her on several occasions after he asked her to move out without notice. She also claims she was threatened. She also claims he entered the property without proper notice. She is claiming infliction of emotional distress, trespassing, misuse of legal procedure, assault, larceny, breach of contract, private nuisance and destruction of property. Spriggs is seeking punitive damages including exclusive possession of the property.
Case number: 07-C-157

May 11
Leo Peck v. Kenneth Hertelendy and Cindi Hertelendy
PA-Stephen Skinner; J-Gina Groh
* Peck entered into a contract to paint the Hertelendys' home. While he was there, he was asked to remove a light fixture and was assured that the circuit was off. During the removal of the fixture, Peck claims he was electrocuted. He is seeking punitive damages of at least $1 million for what he claims is their neglect.
Case number: 07-C-158

May 17
Delores F. Hose v. Donna Wilt
PA-Linda Gutsell; J- Gina Groh
* This case was removed to circuit court. Wilt has filed a counterclaim. Wilt leased a town home in December 2005 from Hose at $835 a month and a security deposit of $1,670. Wilt claims she found the town home to be in disrepair including roof was leaking and carpet was dirty. She also discovered a roach and mouse problem. She claims she was disturbed and interrupted her at home by letters and telephone calls. After 30 days notice, she vacated the premises. Wilt claims Hose refused to give her security deposit back and said she demanded payment $150 in payment Wilt is claiming breach of contract, violation of statute, breach of implied warranty of habitability, breach of fiduciary duty and conversion. She is seeking compensatory damages of $15,000 as well as pre- and post judgment interest. She is also requesting a view of the property.
Case number: 07-C-166

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