CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

by Kyla Asbury |
Sep. 10, 2010, 2:30am

Aug. 30
Frank S. Reisberger vs. 3M Company, A.O. Smith Corporation, A.W. Chesterton Company et al
PA- Victoria L. Antion, John D. Hurst, Scott A. McGee, C. Taylor Campbell; J- visiting
* Reisberger claims the 95 defendants are responsible for the malignant mesothelioma of which he was diagnosed on Aug. 17. He claims he smoked cigarettes from 1941 until 1954 but has since quit. He is seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved in the suit.
Case number: 10-C-1559

Aug. 30
Julia B. Gray vs. FMA Alliance LTD
PA- G. Christopher Gleason; J- Louis Bloom
* The Jefferson County woman claims the defendant sought to collect an alleged debt from her and purposefully abused and harassed her in an effort to collect the alleged debt and used language intended to unreasonably abuse her. She is seeking declaratory judgment declaring the acts of the defendant in violation of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act; compensatory and punitive damages; and pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 10-C-1560

Aug. 31
Julia B. Gray vs. Atkins Law Offices LC and NCO Financial Systems, Inc.
PA- G. Christopher Gleason; J- James C. Stucky
* The Jefferson County woman claims the defendants are debt collectors who sought to collect an alleged debt from her. She claims the defendants purposefully abused and harassed her in an effort to collect the alleged debt and used language intended to unreasonably abuse her. She is seeking declaratory judgment declaring the defendants in violation of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act; compensatory and punitive damages; and pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 10-C-1561

David Rubio vs. Ford Motor Company
PA- Michael L. Glasser; J- Carrie Webster
* On Oct. 22, 2007, Rubio purchased a new 2008 Ford Explorer from Moses Ford in St. Albans for approximately $35,526.67. He claims the vehicle was defective. He is seeking revocation of the acceptance and refund of the purchase price of the vehicle and damages for repair costs.
Case number: 10-C-1567

Lindsay Runnion vs. Raymond O. Conley and the City of Dunbar Police Department
PA- William C. Forbes and W. Jesse Forbes; J- Charles King
* On July 17, 2009, Runnion was harassed, sexually harassed, and unlawfully and/or falsely arrested without probable cause by Conley. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1568

Sept. 1
Robert Brunner vs. Withrow Contractors LLC, James Withrow and Charles Withrow
PA- Kathy A. Brown; J- James C. Stucky
* On March 30, Brunner signed a contract with the defendants. He claims the defendants promised to do some repair work to the outside of his home in South Charleston. Brunner wrote seven personal checks to the defendant for work and materials for a total amount of $4,529. He claims the defendants failed to perform all work promised. Brunner is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 10-C-1573

April Donna Hobbs vs. Kroger Limited Partnership I and Kroger Group Cooperative, Inc.
PA- Paul M. Stroebel; J- Carrie Webster
* On May 15, 2009, Hobbs was shopping at the Kroger location in Smithers when four or five cases of water fell from a shelf, striking her should and right foot. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-1575

Scott Clark and Charlotte Clark vs. City of South Charleston and South Charleston Sanitary Board
PA- Roger A. Decanio, Annie M. Fewell; J- Jennifer Bailey
* The Clarks claim during the time they have resided on Kentucky Street in South Charleston, they have experienced flooding events on seven different times and suffered personal injuries and real and personal property damages. They are seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 10-C-1578

Sept. 2
Nathan Newberry vs. Chrysler Group LLC
PA- Michael L. Glasser; J- Carrie Webster
* On April 11, Newberry purchased a 2006 Jeep Wrangler from Thornhill Ford Lincoln Mercury. He claims the vehicle is defective. He is seeking revocation of acceptance and refund of the purchase price of the vehicle and damages for repair costs, loss of use and annoyance or inconvenience.
Case number: 10-C-1581

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