THIS JUST IN: Cabell County

by Kyla Asbury |
Jun. 19, 2009, 2:25am

June 10
Deanna Thompson and Randall Thompson v. Rite Aid of West Virginia, Inc., Rite Aid Corporation, Fred Tackett, Joe Dooley, Martin Pavlic and Bryan Thaxton
PA-James A. Spenia; J-David M. Pancake
* Ms. Thompson worked for Rite Aid for approximately 7 1/2 years. During this time she claims Dooley, Pavlic, Tackett and Thaxton sexually harassed her and created a hostile work environment. She claims she reported each of the incidents to corporate headquarters, who allegedly refused to remedy the situation and sent her home. She and her husband, Randall Thompson, are suing for medical expenses, lost wages and benefits, pain and suffering, loss for enjoyment of life, aggravation, mental anguish, humiliation, embarrassment, loss of consortium and punitive damages.
Case number: 09-C-498

Dorcas Griggs, the estate of Michael Nicholas Porter-Griggs, deceased, and Phillip Griggs v. Julie Rutledge, Bruce Rutledge, John Doe(s) individuals, company(ies), corporation(s) and/or other entity(ies), etc.
PA-Robert M. Losey; J-Jane Hustead
* On Sept. 1, 2007, Michael Nicholas Porter-Griggs, son of Dorcas and Phillip Griggs, was struck by a vehicle owned by Bruce Rutledge and operated by Julie Rutledge, according to the suit. Ms. Griggs claims Ms. Rutledge was talking on a cell phone while and failed to keep a proper lookout of the roadway, resulting in Porter-Griggs' death. According to the suit, the unknown John Doe(s) may have caused the incident that left Porter-Griggs in the roadway where Rutledge struck him. Griggs is suing for pain and suffering, funeral expenses, lost wages, wrongful death, loss of consortium and punitive damages.
Case number: 09-C-500

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