CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

by Kyla Asbury |
Aug. 13, 2010, 2:30am

Aug. 2
Macie Lugo, individually and on behalf of the estate and wrongful death beneficiaries of Macie Ellis Lugo vs. Formation Capital, LLC; FC Gen Acquisition, LLC; FC Gen Acquisition Holding, LLC; FC Gen Acquisition, Inc.; Genesis Healthcare Corporation; Genesis Healthcare Holding Company II, Inc.; Genesis Health Ventures, Inc. of West Virginia; Genesis Eldercare Corporation; Genesis Eldercare Network Services, Inc.; Genesis Eldercare Management Services, Inc.; Genesis Eldercare Rehabilitation Services, Inc.; Genesis Eldercare Staffing Services, Inc.; Genesis Eldercare Hospitality Services, Inc.; Genesis WV Holdings, LLC; Glenmark Associates, Inc.; Deatra Adkins; John Does 1 through 10; and Unidentified Entities 1 through 10 (as to Valley Center)
PA- James B. McHugh, Michael J. Fuller Jr.; J- Carrie Webster
* Macie Ellis Lugo was a resident of the defendants from May 29, 2003, until Aug. 18, 2008. She died on Aug. 21, 2008. Macie Lugo claims the defendants are responsible for her death. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1378

Mary Cutlip, individually and as administratrix of the Estate of Sylvia Hartley vs. Formation Capital, LLC; FC Gen Acquisition, LLC; FC Gen Acquisition Holding, LLC; FC Gen Acquisition, Inc.; Genesis Healthcare Corporation; Genesis Healthcare Holding Company II, Inc.; Genesis Eldercare Corporation; Genesis Eldercare Network Services, Inc.; Genesis Eldercare Management Services, Inc.; Genesis Eldercare Rehabilitation Services, Inc.; Genesis Eldercare Staffing Services, Inc.; Genesis Eldercare Hospitality Services, Inc.; Glenmark Associates, Inc.; Teays Valley Haven Limited Partnership; Deatra Adkins; John Does 1 through 10; and Unidentified Entities 1 through 10 (as Teays Valley Center)
PA- James B. McHugh, Michael J. Fuller Jr.; J- Tod J. Kaufman
* Hartley was a resident of the defendants from Jan. 13, 2006, until her death on June 15, 2009. Cutlip claims the defendants caused Hartley to suffer injuries or damages while she was a resident. Cutlip is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1380

Aug. 3
Brandi Jones-Stables and Brandon Stables, husband and wife vs. the Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc.
PA- Kevin B. Burgess; J- Louis Bloom
* On Nov. 15, 2008, Jones-Stables was stooping down and zipping the jacket of her friend's child when an employee of the defendant knocked over a mannequin display, which fell and struck her in the head and left shoulder and caused her to fall to the floor. She is seeking judgment in an amount yet to be determined.
Case number: 10-C-1384

Dorma Robards vs. Logan's Roadhouse, Inc., a Tennessee corporation; and John Doe, individually
PA- Travis A. Griffith, Michael A. Olivio; J- Louis Bloom
* On Aug. 18, 2008, Robards was attending lunch with a companion at the defendant's Charleston location. Doe was servicing other restaurant patrons near the table when Robards and her companion were to be seated when he "negligently began hurriedly walking backwards away from his table," and struck Robards, knocking her off of her feet and onto the concrete floor. She is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 10-C-1388

Paul King, Deedra King and Deedra King as mother, guardian and next friend of B.K. and R.K. vs. Welding, Inc., a West Virginia corporation
PA- Travis A. Griffith, Michael A. Olivio; J- Jennifer Bailey
* On March 29, Mr. King was performing labor on property in Fayette County for the defendant's water tower construction when scaffolding was dropped on top of him, causing injuries. The Kings claim Mr. King's medical bills total $444,048. They are seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1389

James R. Burdette vs. Columbia Saint Francis Hospital and Charleston Hospital, Inc., a corporation d/b/a Columbia Saint Francis Hospital
PA- Wayne King; J- Paul Zakaib Jr.
* Burdette presented himself to the defendants in July and August 2008 for medical treatment. He claims he complained of pain in his leg and groin, but the defendants did not even attempt to conduct or perform an ultrasound of the area. He claims after his discharge, he arrived home and continued to suffer pain. He claims his leg and groin became discolored and lost consciousness, which resulted in his emergency placement at Charleston Area Medical Center. Burdette claims the defendants were negligent in caring for him. He is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 10-C-1390

Aug. 6
Casey Roberts, by his next friend and mother, Elizabeth Roberts vs. Verizon WV, Inc. and Go-Mart, Inc.
PA- Michelle L. Johnson; J- Tod J. Kaufman
* On July 30, 2009, Casey Roberts was talking on a Verizon pay phone at Go-Mart when he was "suddenly and violently shocked" through the Verizon phone, causing him to collapse. He is seeking damages in an amount yet to be determined.
Case number: 10-C-1409

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