by Harmon Marks |
Nov. 19, 2010, 1:00am

Oct. 25
Webster Bank NA vs. Buddy G. Zomes Jr.
PA- Angela Watson; J- William S. Thompson
* Complaint says the Bloomingrose man defaulted on a note for $29,250 executed in May 2005 payable to ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, with the note payable to Webster Bank. Webster Bank seeks judgment for the unpaid balance of $27,752, plus accrued interest of $1,214 through Oct. 1 and additional charges thereafter at 7.5 percent per diem, plus unpaid late and collection charges.
Case number: 10-C-243

Ronnie L. Nelson vs. Raven Crest Contracting LLC, Andy Styles & CD. Roberts
PA- Robert M. Bastress III; J- Thompson
* Nelson claims he was a "qualified individual with a disability" when fired from his job at Defendant's Bull Creek Mine last May. He says he injured his back while working at the Ashford location, where Styles was foreman and Roberts was superintendent. Seth Plaintiff cites discrimination under the West Virginia Human Rights Act and wants jury awards of compensatory and punitive damages and reinstatement to his employment.
Case number: 10-C-244

Oct. 27
Betty Bell vs. Madison Insurance Agency, Inc.; F. Marlene Walker; Shawn Walker; and Encompass Insurance Co.
PA- Frank T. Litton Jr.; J- Thompson
* Bell claims her deceased spouse, Robert L. Bell Sr., purchased automobile insurance from the Defendants, which was in full force Jan. 1, 2008, when he was fatally injured in an auto accident. Mrs. Bell was a passenger and she was also injured in the wreck attributed to the other vehicle involved. She made a claim for underinsured motorist coverage she says was included in the Bells' policy. But Defendant insurers and agents presented her with a new policy they say was purchased in July 2008, according to the complaint, and a document backdated to February 2006 purported to affect underinsured motorist coverage. A question ensued about existence of such coverage. Bell demands jury trial, with one count of her complaint accusing Defendants, "both jointly and severally," of fraud. She wants compensatory damages, together with pre- and post-judgment interest, litigation costs, punitive damages, and such other relief deemed appropriate.
Case number: 10-C-249

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