Woman sues DNR for vehicle accident

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 21, 2010

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and an individual after she was injured in a vehicle accident.

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and an individual after she was injured in a vehicle accident.

On Nov. 3, 2009, Karen Gray was a passenger in a 1997 Chevrolet Lumina which was crossing the southbound lanes on U.S. Route 19 in Nicholas County when a vehicle driven by Richard Ferrell struck her vehicle, according to a complaint filed March 23 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Gray claims Ferrell was an employee of the WVDNR and the company owned the vehicle Ferrell was driving.

Ferrell failed to stop his vehicle and caused Gray to be injured, according to the suit.

Gray claims she suffered severe and permanent injuries to her body and mind; incurred medical expenses; sustained pain and suffering; physical limitations; a diminished capacity to enjoy life; annoyance and inconvenience; and other damages.

Gray is seeking compensatory damages. She is being represented by Robert D. Cline, Robert A. Campbell and Brian E. Bigelow.

The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Louis Bloom.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number: 10-C-559

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