Ralph Benson and Martha Benson v. Farmers and Mechanics Mutual Insurance Company of West Virginia and Brian Culp
P.A. - Brent Kesner; J - Evans
* The plaintiffs, who live in Ripley, are suing the defendants for breach of contract for failing to pay an insurance claim on their residential and rental properties following a July 2008 storm. The plaintiffs are seeking unspecified damages costs and fees
Case number: 09-C-11
Gregory A. Shockley, Vera Ann Smith and Jeremiah Shockley v. Walter P. Shockley Jr., individually and as executor of the estate of Walter P. Shockley, Carolyn J. Kincaid and Kelly J. Freshour
P.A. - John F. Hussell; J - Evans
* The plaintiffs, who are residents of Clarksburg, Charleston, and Kenna, respectfully, are suing the defendants, who are residents of Pittsburgh, Pa., Charleston and Lincolnton, N.C., respectfully, for exerting undue influence on their grandfather on Nov. 21, 2006 to change his will which probated following his death on Aug. 2, 2008. The plaintiffs are asking for a court order for the probated will to be revoked, Walter P. Shockley Jr. to be permanently enjoined as executor from making any distributions, and restraining and enjoining all the defendants from transferring all property. They are also asking for recovery of costs and fees.
Case number: 09-C-12