CIVIL FILINGS: Berkeley County

By Beth Henry | Apr 23, 2010

April 1
Donald Hardman and Marie L. Hardman vs. Big Lots Inc., a/k/a Big Lots Stores Inc.
PA - Joseph Ferretti; J - Groh
* The plaintiffs claim the defendant's Martinsburg story was negligent on April 9, 2008, when an unmarked slippery floor surface near the check-out lanes caused Donald Hardman to fall, leading to injuries to his left wrist, hand, arm and left ankle. They are seeking at least $75,000 for medical expenses and other damages.
Case number: 10-C-284

April 2
Robin Marie Robinson vs. Sharron L. Lamp
PA - Joseph Cordell; J - Silver
* The plaintiff claims the defendant's negligence caused an accident April 4, 2008, when Robinson was legally stopped on W.Va. 45 by a flagman, and Lamp failed to stop her vehicle and rear-ended the plaintiff's vehicle. Robinson is seeking at least $50,000 in compensatory damages and $50,000 in punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-285

April 5
Carolyn J. Green and Sharmarie Green vs. Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P.; Penske Corp.; Ace Rental & Leasing Inc.; Tyrone M. General; East West Hauling Inc.; and Osbaldo Diaz-Mendoza
PA - D. Michael Burke; J - Groh
* The plaintiffs claim the defendants' combined negligence and reckless misconduct caused a head-on collision on Interstate 81 on Dec. 18, 2008, causing them severe and permanent injuries. The wreck happened after a Penske truck driven by General lost its wheel, which rolled from the southbound to the northbound lanes and caused a tractor-trailer driven by Diaz-Mendoza to lose control, slide across the median and strike the Greens' vehicle. The plaintiffs are seeking more than $1 million in compensatory damages and $1 million in punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-290

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