Ruth Ann Shade and Edward Shade v. West Virginia University Hospitals Inc. dba Ruby Memorial Hospital.
* In August 2005, Ruth Ann Shade experienced what she believed were symptoms of a stroke that required her to seek medical attention at Ruby Memorial Hospital. She claims that after learning of her situation, the hospital failed to provide her any type of medical treatment. Shade states that she remained in the emergency room's waiting area without any type of medical intervention, causing her bodily injury, suffering, and debilitating illness. As a result of her illness, Edward Shade has suffered the loss of consortium of his wife. They are seeking judgment against the hospital, in addition to pre- and post-judgment interest, court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 07-C-550