THIS JUST IN: Kanawha County

by Justin Anderson |
Apr. 17, 2009, 2:30am

April 3
Janet Farren and Charles Farren v. West Virginia-American Water Company
PA – Harvey D. Peyton: J – Charles King
* The plaintiffs say an employee of the defendant failed to secure a water meter lid and Janet stepped on it, injuring her arm, shoulder and leg.
Case number: 09-C-603

Kevin Stone and Donald Daniel Eskins v. Mate Creek Trucking and Titan Transport
PA – Harvey D. Peyton: J – Charles King
* The plaintiffs say there were fired by the defendants as coal truck drivers because they complained about the condition of the coal trucks.
Case numbers: 09-C-604 and 09-C-606

Asphalt Contractors and Site Work Inc. v. Tri-State Hotels
PA – John A. Proctor: J – Paul Zakaib
* The plaintiff says the defendant owes $26,800 on a driveway the plaintiff built to the defendant's hotel near Cross Lanes.
Case number: 09-C-610

Ashley Wolfe and Jonathan Stone v. Michael Eugene Mounts, doing business as U.S. Investigative and Protection Agency
PA – Michael Clifford: J – Charles King
* The plaintiffs say they were laid off from the defendant company in 2008 and are still owed for expenses.
Case numbers: 09-C-611 and 09-C-612

April 6
Rubin Matundan v. the Rev. James D. Ealy
PA – Pro se: J – Tod Kaufman
* The plaintiff said he loaned $35,000 to a non-profit run by Ealy, a Charleston city councilman, and Ealy still owes $16,000 of the loan.
Case number: 09-C-614

Marc Dean v. Baker Installation
PA – Eunice Green: J – Tod Kaufman
* The plaintiff says he was harassed and eventually fired by the defendant company as a cable installer because he is black.
Case number: 09-C-624

April 8
Robert Warren v. Mingo Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury, the Mingo County Commission and the West Virginia Division of Highways
PA – Letitia Neese Chafin: J – James Stucky
* The plaintiff, who has been convicted on drug charges, claims he was injured while working with a court-ordered crew. He accuses Thornsbury of using the work crew for political purposes.
Case number: 09-C-633

April 9
A.R. v. Thomas Health System
PA – Bruce L. Freeman: J – Charles King
* The plaintiff says health care workers for the defendant breached confidentiality and reported that they suspected the plaintiff was a victim of domestic violence. The plaintiff's husband, a police officer, was arrested and suspended from his job. The plaintiff says she was forced to resign her job.
Case number: 09-C-642

April 10
Sharon Workman, individually and as representative of the estate of John Gregory Workman v. Appalachian Fuels and Bobby D. Barker
PA – Guy Bucci and Otis R. Mann Jr: J – Paul Zakaib
* The plaintiff blames the defendants over her husband's job-related death while working on a bulldozer.
Case number: 09-C-647

Janice Rucker v. The Poca Valley Bank
PA – Derrick W. Lefler: J – James Stucky
* The plaintiff claims she was fired as the defendant bank's Spencer branch manager because she exhausted her family medical leave due to health problems.
Case number: 09-C-653

Adkins Jr. LLC v. Lifetree LLC and Andy Elliot
PA – Michael Clifford: J – Charles King
* The plaintiff blames the defendants for the demise of his business, the popular downtown Charleston eatery, Charleston Bagel Bakery.
Case number: 09-C-656

John Breeden and Linda Breeden v. Stanley Slater and Kim Slater
PA – Michael Clifford: J – Jennifer Bailey Walker
* The plaintiffs say Stanley beat up John in 2007 and have been harassing them ever since.
Case number: 09-C-657

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