Anita L. Harmon vs. Camden Park Incorporated
PA- Brian Cumbo; J- David M. Pancake
* On Aug. 13, 2009, Harmon tripped and fell on the defendant's property. She claims the defendant had a duty to exercise reasonable care, maintain and keep the grounds safe and free of hazards and defects for business patrons. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-158
Michael R. Scarberry and Nellie Scarberry, his wife, vs. SWVA Inc.; Steel of West Virginia Inc. and Charles Abbott
PA- Edwin H. Pancake; J- F. Jane Hustead
* On Sept. 26, 2008, Mr. Scarberry was injured while acting in the course of his employment with SWVA and Steel of West Virginia. Mr. Scarberry's left hand became caught in a hydraulic clip feeding machine and was crushed, according to the suit. Mr. Scarberry claims the machine he was using did not have proper machine guarding to prevent such a thing from happening. The clip feeding machine was designed by Abbott, according to the suit. The Scarberrys are seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 10-C-160
Jolinda Hall vs. Cabell Huntington Hospital Inc.
PA- Timothy P. Rosinsky, John Cyrus; J- David M. Pancake
* Hall has been employed by the defendant since 1989 as a registered nurse. She claims after moving to the Outpatient Endoscopy Department, she participated alongside other registered nurses in several procedures that utilized x-ray technology. The doctors always wore thyroid shields when performing carious procedures, but the nurses were only provided with lead aprons, according to the suit. In March 2008, Hall claims she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and underwent surgery. She claims her physician told her the thyroid cancer was related to her exposure of large amounts of radiation over approximately 15 years. Hall is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 10-C-165
Faith Cole, next friend and on behalf of Ruth Haynie vs. Canyon Sudar Partners LLC; SVCare Holdings LLC; Sava Senior Care LLC; SSC Equity Holdings LLC; SMV Management Company LLC; SMV Huntington LLC; Annica Stansberry; John Does 1 through 10; and Unidentified Entitiles 1 through 10 (as to Huntington Health & Rehabilitation)
PA- James B. McHugh, Michael J. Fuller Jr.; J- David M. Pancake
* Haynie was a resident of Huntington Health & Rehabilitation from Sept. 28 until Nov. 1. Cole claims the defendants were aware of Haynie's medical condition and the care she required, but that during her stay, Haynie experienced falls, a fracture and a subdural hematoma. Cole claims the defendants owed a duty to residents to exercise reasonable care in providing oversight and management of the nursing home. Cole is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-167