CIVIL FILINGS: Lincoln County

By Harmon Marks | Sep 10, 2010

July 26
Chase Home Finance LLC vs. Randal D. Blankenship
PA- Samuel I. White; J- Jay M. Hoke
* Plaintiff seeks repossession of Blankenship's property at Sod, saying he defaulted on monthly payments required for an original loan of more than $96,600. That loan was secured by a Deed of Trust executed in February 2008 with JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., then conveyed to Chase Home Finance.
Case number: 10-C-86

July 27
Inmate James E. Goode, confined at Mount Olive Correctional Complex, petitions for a Writ of Habeas Corpus seeking to allow his appeal concerning a 10-to-20-year sentence for "sexual abuse by parent or guardian."
PA- pro se; J- Jay M. Hoke
* Goode says his trial counsel gave "ineffective assistance" and prosecution "failed to follow plea agreement."
Case number: 10-C-88

July 30
Petition of Ronnie Adams to Transfer Structured Settlement Payment Rights to J.G. Wentworth Organizations LLC
PA- Jason S. Long, Joshua S. Rogers; J- Jay M. Hoke
* The Harts man was scheduled to get a periodic payment in October 2011 of $94,320. Wishing to pay debts, Adams wants approval of a transfer of $75,150 from the future amount.
Case number: 10-C-90

Aug. 3
Donna Rakes vs. Bruce Huff & Allied Waste Services
PA Jerry D. Alford; J- Jay M. Hoke
* The Hamlin woman's personal injury suit wants jury award of $100,000 in compensatory damages, together with pre- and post-judgment interest and all her litigation costs. Rakes says a Mack truck tractor owned by Allied Waste Services and operated by Huff in a careless and reckless manner failed to yield the right-of-way in causing a collision with her Jeep vehicle. The accident last February happened near the intersection of May Street with WV Route 3 in Hamlin.
Case number: 10-C-92

Aug. 4
Joseph & Rebecca Adams vs. Fifth Third Bank Corp. Service Co.
PA Wesley H. White; J- Jay M. Hoke
* The Harts couple's complaint details six counts saying that the Charleston bank engaged in repeated violations of the West Virginia Consumers Credit & Protection Act as a debt collector. Demanding jury trial, Adamses seek injunctive relief prohibiting Fifth Third from further contact, plus numerous awards including statutory damages of not less than $430, nor more than $4,300 per violation, voiding of the finance loan; damages for emotional, annoyance, inconvenience, harassment and oppression distresses, and invasion of privacy and punitive damages and court expenses.
Case number: 10-C-93

Joseph & Rebecca Adams vs. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.P.
PA- Wesley H. White; J- Jay M. Hoke
* Following the style of above general civil action, Adamses want jury trial for injunctive relief and all the same awards charging repeated violations of the State Consumers Credit & Protection Act.
Case number: 10-C-95

Aug. 11
Wayne Watts vs. Bobby Webb
PA- Gregory M. Courtright; J- Jay M. Hoke
* Watts' personal injury suit stems from an August 2008 accident on W.Va. 10 near Harts that accuses the Logan County truck operator of crossing into his lane of travel. Watts says he was severely and permanently injured and disabled. He demands jury judgment for an amount in excess of minimum jurisdictional limits, plus pre-judgment interest and his court expenses.
Case number: 10-C-97

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