CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

by Kyla Asbury |
Jun. 25, 2010, 2:30am

June 11
Harry C. Slaughter and Carla J. Slaughter vs. General Motors, LLC
PA- Michael L. Glasser; J- Jennifer Bailey
* On July 15, 2006, the Slaughters purchased a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban from the defendant for $48,095. They claim after they purchased the vehicle, they experienced repeated non-conformities and the defendants did not conform the vehicle to the warranty. They are seeking revocation of acceptance and refund of the purchase price; damages for the repair costs; and damages for loss of use, annoyance or inconvenience.
Case number: 10-C-1056

June 14
Joseph Beasley vs. Environmental Management, Inc., a West Virginia company; Environmental Management Construction, Inc., a West Virginia company; and Roy Allen Conway, a West Virginia resident
PA- Mark L. French; J- James C. Stucky
* Beasley claims he was discriminated against by the defendants and suffered retaliatory conduct for refusing to operate a vehicle with defective equipment. Beasley's employment was terminated and his wages were not paid within 72 hours, according to the suit. Beasley is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1058

Emily K. Braxton vs. Jeffrey Woods, Sharon Megginson, Michael Stump and Jean Daughtery
PA- pro se
* Braxton claims the defendants poisoned her and taking her social security money. She is seeking her money be returned to her.
Case number: 10-C-1059

George D. Workman Jr. and George D. Workman III vs. Fog, Inc. and AllState Insurance Company
PA- Roger D. Forman; J- Louis Bloom
* On Jan. 9 the house the plaintiffs rented caught on fire from a defective water heater, according to the suit. The plaintiffs claim there were no smoke detectors in the home. They are seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1062

June 15
Stephanie Toler vs. Stephen Gillespie individually and in his official capacity as a correction officer of the Southern Regional Jail; the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority, a corporation body and governmental instrumentality; and John Doe, unknown person or persons
PA- Matthew J. Woelfel; J- James C. Stucky
* Toler claims during her incarceration at the Southern Regional Jail she was sexually harassed and sexually abused by Gillespie. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1063

Jessica Odom vs. Davis Francis, individually and in his official capacity as a correctional officer of the West Virginia Division of Corrections; the West Virginia Division of Corrections, an agency of the State of West Virginia; and John Doe, unknown person or persons
PA- Matthew J. Woelfel; J- Paul Zakaib Jr.
* Odom claims during her incarceration at Lakin Correctional Facility she was sexually harassed and sexually abused by Francis. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1065

June 16
Virginia Nesselrotte vs. Dunbar First Church of God, Inc.
PA- William E. Murray; J- Louis Bloom
* On Feb. 15, 2009, Nesselrotte was moving through the defendant's kitchen when she took a step backward and fell over the industrial mixer, which was a known hazard by not being placed in a safe place, according to the suit. Nesselrotte claims she suffered injuries to her left shoulder, left arm, left wrist, a torn rotator cuff and torn ligaments and tendons. She is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 10-C-1069

The Law Office of G. Patrick Jacobs, LC vs. Aaron's Products, Inc.; Mark Salmons, an individual; Decision Management Company, Inc. d/b/a Questys Solutions; and Village EDOCS, Inc.
PA- J. Michael Ranson, Cynthia M. Ranson, G. Patrick Jacobs; J- Louis Bloom
* The plaintiff claims beginning in May 2008 the defendants represented to him that they had knowledge, experience and expertise in providing document solution services. What Jacobs received from the defendants "does not work or function as represented and promised," according to the suit. Jacobs is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1072

June 17
Robert Wayne Sullivan vs. Wells Fargo Financial West Virginia Inc., a corporation, and Wells Fargo Bank N.A.
PA- Daniel F. Hedges; J- Carrie Webster
* In March or April 2006 Sullivan was solicited by the defendants to refinance into one loan consolidating mortgages and bills into one adjustable mortgage with a three year rate with the representation that he would be refinanced before the three year reset kicked in, according to the suit. Sullivan claims prior to the reset he attempted to refinance with the defendants but was denied. He is seeking actual damages and civil penalties.
Case number: 10-C-1075

Eric U. Akers and Misty D. Akers vs. New River Energy Corporation, a West Virginia corporation; and Spartan Mining Company d/b/a Mammoth Coal Company, a West Virginia company
PA- Paula L. Wilson; J- Charles King
* On Feb. 10, 2009, Eric Akers was employed by New River as a coal exploration drill operator and was told to ride over to Mammoth's surface mine with a co-worker to pick up a 1966 Ford F600 water trick and drive it back to the maintenance shop. Mr. Akers claims while driving the truck the brakes failed and he collided with a gravel pile, which rendered him unconscious. The couple is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 10-C-1078

Sandra Baisden vs. Kanawha County Parks and Recreation Commission, a political body; and Jeff Hutchinson, individually and in his capacity as director of the Kanawha County Parks and Recreation Commission
PA- Michael T. Clifford; J- Tod J. Kaufman
* Baisden was employed by the defendants for 14 years and was terminated from her employment on Jan. 5. She claims her employment was terminated in violation with the West Virginia Whistle-Blower statute. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1081




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