Dec. 28
Wade L. Arbogast v. David F. Brackett and Vicki L. Brackett
PA-Kathy Santa Barbara; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* Arbogast loaned the Brackettes over several months a total of $348,000 with the promise of repayment. Arbogast claims the loans were actually part of a "scheme" divised by the Brackettes. He believes the money that was "loaned" was used to purchase property of 35.386 acres of land in Shepherdstown. He is claiming breach of contract, fraudulent misrepresentation, fraud and civil conspiracy.
Case number: 07-C-459

Jan. 2
Anne Bennett, individually and as executrix of the estate of John Lewis Bennett, deceased and Jessica Lynn Eicker, individually and as heir of the estate of John Lewis Bennett v. Divas LLC
PA-Jerry Hyatt; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* On Aug. 21, 2006, Douglass Chester Holden was served alcohol at DIVAS before operating his Ford Explorer. That same evening, the Explorer driven by Holden collided with a vehicle driven by John Bennett. As a result of the collision, John Bennett was killed. Anne Bennett claims that DIVAS' employees continued to serve Holden alcohol who was intoxicated. She is claims dram shop, negligent supervision, wrongful death and survival claims. She is seeking compensatory, general and punitive damages against DIVAS.
Case number: O8-C-01

Jan. 3
Karen K. Vance v. West Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
PA-pro se; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* Vance is asking for a reverse and remand of the final order of the commissioner Joseph Chicarillo. She was charged with driving under the influence. She claims the ruling was arbitrary and capricious and inaccurate factually. She believes there was lack of evidence in the case.
Case number: 08-C-02




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