THIS JUST IN: Berkeley County

by Beth Henry |
Oct. 24, 2008, 2:15am

Oct. 1
Joshua W. Daiker, a minor, and Scott W. Daiker vs. John D. Penwell and Gary L. Cross
PA - Terrance Britt; J - Gray Silver
* The plaintiffs claim Penwell's golden retriever bit Joshua Daiker on the infant's head and face and caused severe injuries on May 6, 2008, after the dog was allowed to run free. The child's father, Scott Daiker, claims Penwell and Cross, the owner of the property where the dog was kept, were each negligent and knew that the dog was dangerous. The plaintiffs are seeking an amount of relief to be determined at trial.
Case number: 08-C-1213

Branch Banking and Trust Co. vs. George W. Brent, Rocket Science LLC and G&B Enterprises LLC
PA - Kathy Santa Barbara; J - Christopher Wilkes
* The bank claims Brent, as the sole owner of the two companies that are now dissolved, defaulted in payments for two commercial promissory notes from 2006 and 2007. The bank claims that following a foreclosure sale, the defendants still owe a total of at least $431,557.38 plus interest.
Case number: 08-C-1214

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