June 22
Hudson and Keyser LLC as assignee of Citibank v. Michell Mallory
PA-Dennis M. Shreve; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* Hudson and Keyser is seeking a collection of a debt from Mallory. He had a $13,425.14 balance still owed with $8,707.08 interest from Sept. 20, 2004 to Sept. 30, 2006. He is incurring interest at the rate of 31.99 percent since Sept. 30, 2006, until date of judgment.
Case number: 07-C-219

June 25
Roy Michael Magaha v. Joseph A. Ware, Heidi G. Ware, Joseph A. Ware III and C. Neill Baylor Jr.
PA-Samuel Byrer; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* Magaha entered into a three-year lease agreement of 246 acres on Worthington Farm with Baylor. Magaha began planting winter wheat on 15 acres of the property in October 2006. In fall 2006, Baylor entered into a purchase agreement of the land with Joseph A. Ware and Heidi G. Ware for $1 million. The land still contained Magaha's harvest. Magaha is claiming ownership and lien interest into the wheat and straw crop planted on the property. He claims the Wares refused to allow him to harvest the crop. Magaha claims he has suffered substantial damages as a result of the breach and his crop has been diminished because of the Wares' timbering activities. He is seeking that the court appoint a special receiver, in accordance with the law, to control, oversee and account for wheat and straw harvests on Worthington Farm.
Case number: 07-C-223

June 25
David F. Brackett Jr. v. David Feagans
PA-James T. Kratovil; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* Brackett and Feagans entered into an oral agreement relating to a loan of $73,000. Brackett claims he paid the loan, plus an additional $19,000 fearing "extortionate threats" made by the Feagans for a total of $92,000. During the loan, Brackett used his car for collateral and drew up a bill of sale with Feagans. Brackett has continued to pay insurance and make payments on the car while in Feagans' care. Brackett also claims Feagans impersonated a police officer and has made numerous threats. Brackett is seeking the return of his car, actual damages of $100,000, punitive damages of $500,000 and reasonable attorneys fees and costs.
Case number: 07-C-224

June 27
A.L.L. Construction Inc. v. Sheridan LLC
PA-Mary K. Prim; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* A.L.L. Construction was contracted by Sheridan to complete construction work at Sheridan Subdivision in Charles Town. A.L.L. completed work and provided equipment and materials, however, Sheridan has failed to pay the business in full. A.L. L. is seeking $200,000 plus interest and collection costs, reasonable attorneys' fess and other damages including but not limited to payroll costs, overhead costs, home office costs, loss of profit, loss of interest on amounts due, damage to A.L.L.'s business reputation.
Case number: 07-C-228

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