THIS JUST IN: Kanawha County

By Cara Bailey | Sep 21, 2007

Sept. 10
Cahela Crouch v. Fifth Quarter of Charleston, Inc., a Tennessee Corporation, Beni Kedem Shrine Center, also known as the Beni Kedem Shrine Temple, and The Trustees of the Beni Kedem Shrine Center
PA - Andrew L. Paternostro; J - King

Cahela Crouch filed a suit against Fifth Quarter and Beni Kedem Shrine Temple, seeking punitive and compensatory damages after she fell and was injured in a pothole. Crouch parked in the Fifth Quarter parking lot, which is owned by Beni Kedem, on her way to a meeting at the temple. She fell in a pothole and fractured her pelvis and a wrist. She claims she had to have surgery and was hospitalized for five days. She seeks damages to repay her for her injuries.

Case number: 07-C-1899

Sept. 11
Sharin Akhtar v. West Virginia Paving, Inc.
PA - Arik C. Paraschos; J - Zakaib

Sharin Akhtar filed a suit against West Virginia Paving, Inc., after her car was damaged by a bump created by the paving crew on Quarrier Street in Charleston. Akhtar claims there was a sharp bump created at the edge of the road, which caused significant damage to her vehicle. She seeks compensatory damages.

Case number: 07-C-1918

Sept. 12
Raymond Kessell, personal representative of the Estate of Reba Kessell v. Teays Valley Haven Limited Partnership doing business as Teays Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, et al
PA - Erin L. Winter; J - Berger

Raymond Kessell filed a suit against 19 companies, claiming they committed malpractice against his late wife. Reba Kessell developed pressure ulcers and skin breakdown while a patient at Thomas Memorial Hospital, which worsened at Teays Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Raymond Kessell claims the negligence and lack of care his wife received directly contributed to her death. He seeks compensation under the wrongful death act of the West Virginia Code.

Case number: 07-C-1925

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