CIVIL FILINGS: Ohio County

by Denise Simpson |
Nov. 12, 2010, 1:25am

Oct. 5
Denisse Jaquez vs. Wheeling Island Gaming, Inc. d/b/a Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack
PA- Jacob M. Robinson; J- Mazzone
* Plaintiff says she was wrongfully terminated on Oct. 7, 2008, without good cause. After complaints were made to defendant that three african- american/ hispanic employees were being paid less than their co-workers with similar experience, a raise across the board was initiated. After that, Eric Wright retaliated against Jaquez making her employment intolerable. Compensatory judgment is demanded.
Case number: 10-C-355

Oct. 6
Robert Jones vs. Guardian Elder Care at Wheeling, LLC d/b/a Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital and Geriatric Center
PA- Joseph J. John; J- Wilson
* On Nov. 2, 2008, the plaintiff was walking through the premises when he slipped on a wet surface which caused him to fall with force. His injuries are a direct result of a failure to remedy a dangerous condition. Jones will be forced to have surgery in the future to repair a rotator cuff injury. A trial by jury is demanded.
Case number: 10-C-358

Oct. 8
State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, a subrogee for Bonnie Bonar vs. Chuck Moorehead, d/b/ CNS Construction
PA- R. Stephen Jarrell; J- Recht
*On Sept. 11, 2008, the defendant installed a faulty fireplace in the plaintiff's kitchen. This gas log fireplace caught fire on Nov. 11, 2008. Defendant was found at fault and the plaintiff paid out $167,842.24, in damages resulting from said accident. This amount is demanded.
Case number: 10-C-359

Albert Anderson Jr. (Pastor) vs. Macedonia Baptist Church, by and through its Trustees' Rica Dabney, et al.
PA- Ron L. Tucker; J- Wilson
* Anderson was installed as the full time pastor of Macedonia Baptist about April, 2006. A "Special Meeting" was called on Aug. 27, 2010 to vote on retaining the plaintiff as Pastor. This meeting was in contravention of the Church Constitution because it violated "Roberts Rules of Order " in that no minutes were kept and votes from non- members were counted. An Injunctive Order is sought to unlock the Church doors to enable Pastor Anderson to conduct services and receive the privileges to which he is entitled.
Case number: 10-C-362

Oct. 12
Thomas C. Thompson and Judy M. Thompson vs. Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company
PA- Robert P. Fitzsimmons; J- Gaughan
* Plaintiffs purchased a homeowner's policy for coverage against losses sustained to their real and personal property. About Jan. and Feb. 2010, multiple snowstorms occurred which caused damages to plaintiff's home including a roof cave in. After an engineer was sent to inspect the home, a denial letter was received on Apr. 15, 2010. The repair claim is believed to be less than $25,000. A judgment is demanded for compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-363

Oct. 14
Kristina Heath f/k/a Kristina McGarry vs. Eva J. Delbrugge
PA- Adam M. Hanasky; J- Wilson
* Failure to yield right of way caused a collision on Interstate 70, on Oct. 24, 2010. Plaintiff demands judgment in excess of jurisdiction limits as compensatory damages.
Case number: 10-C-365

Oct. 18
Drew O'Connell vs. William A. Lippert and HLC Trucking Company Inc.
PA- Adam M. Hanasky; J- Wilson
* While traveling on Short Creek Road, a fully-loaded tractor trailer dumper owned by HLC Trucking was traveling in the opposite direction, lost control, crossed the center line, and crushed the Volkswagen in which plaintiff was a passenger. Judgment A compensatory judgment is sought for the medical bills incurred and loss of earning capacity.
Case number: 10-C-367

Oct. 21
Jarvis, Downing & EMCH, Inc. vs. ACJ Electric, Inc. and Glenn Kesselring
PA- Arch W. Riley; J- Gaughan
*ACJ Electric is in default of its obligations to JD&E for an unpaid balance of $315,655.97. A judgment is demanded for this amount plus interest of 10 percent per annum until paid in full.
Case number: 10-C-374

Oct. 21
Government Employees Insurance Company, as subrogee of Elizabeth A. Prout vs. Raymond Martin
PA- Andrew N. Frye, III; J- Recht
*On Nov. 29, 2008, Prout was the owner of a vehicle which sustained damage as a result of an accident. A judgment is requested for $9,138.72 to recover fees pursuant to rights of subrogation.
Case number: 10-C-375

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