THIS JUST IN: Wayne County

by Adam Brown |
Jul. 11, 2008, 2:05am

July 2
Monica Adkins v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., d/b/a Wal-Mart Store #2792
PA-Celeste Webb Barber; J-Darrell Pratt
* Adkins was on the premises of the Wal-Mart store as a business invitee on October 6, 2007 when she claims a clear liquid on the floor caused her to slip and fall. As a result of injuries sustained to various parts of her body including the head, neck and back, the plaintiff alleges she became disabled and has suffered from lost wages. Adkins is suing for compensatory damages in the amount of $75,000.
Case number: 08-C-182

July 3
John and Sherry Bailey, Brian and Evangeline Bradley, Jennie Brooks, Dale and Jamie Campbell, Jeffrey Gregg, Betty and Roy Williams, Deborah Hodge (Individually and as Administrator of the Estate of Carolyn Meadows), James and Sarah Hudson, Jr., Elma and Donzie Kaylor, Elda Keefer, James Layne, Mark Lazar, Deborah Lucas, Justin Lucas, Brian and Sarah Mayo, Dan and June McGlone, Don and Sherri Napier, Mary Salyers, Sarah Stephens, David Stamper, Grace and Frederick Wells, Mayme White, and Rebecca White V. City of Huntington
PA-John W. Barrett J-Darrell Pratt
* The plaintiffs claim the City of Huntington failed to perform maintenance on the storm water drainage system along Krouts Creek in the Westmoreland portion of the city which lies in Wayne County. On July 13 and July 14, 2006 heavy rains caused debris to build up in the trash rack of the drainage system and act as a dam, the plaintiffs allege. The water backed up, overflowed its banks and ran onto the property of the plaintiffs. The trash rack was not cleared and a repeat flood occurred on August 30 and August 31. The plaintiffs are suing for preliminary and permanent injunctive relief and compensatory damages.
Case number: 08-C-185

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