Jay Lawrence Smith, an individual vs. the Cabell County Commission, a political subdivision
PA- pro se; J- F. Jane Hustead
* On Sept. 3, 2009, Smith learned a tentative settlement was reached in a civil action before the court and submitted a Freedom of Information Act to the defendant by e-mail and certified U.S. mail. Smith claims the defendant would not release the terms of the settlement. He is seeking for the court to grant injunctive relief, enjoining the defendant from withholding records and declare the defendant's refusal to disclose records unlawful.
Case number: 10-C-368
Deborah Hicks vs. Wendy's International, Inc., d/b/a Wendy's
PA- R. Matthew Vital, Mathew R. Oliver; J- David M. Pancake
* On May 13, 2008, Hicks was at the defendant's Barboursville location when she slipped and fell on a liquid substance on the restroom floor. She claims the defendant knew or should have known about the condition. Hicks is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 10-C-370
Consuelo Jeffreys vs. C.R. Bard, Inc.; Covidien, Inc. d/b/a Sofradim Production; and Mitchell E. Nutt, M.D.
PA- Robert R. Waters, Gary B. Blasingame, Henry G. Garrard III; J- David M. Pancake
* Jeffreys was implanted with the defendants' Ugytex polypropylene mesh and Avaulta Anterior and Posterior BioSynthetic Support Systems during a surgery performed by Nutt. She claims she has experienced significant mental and physical pain and suffering; has sustained permanent injury; permanent and substantial physical deformity; loss of a bodily organ system; and has undergone corrective surgeries as a result of the products. Jeffreys is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-372