CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

by Kyla Asbury |
Jan. 21, 2011, 1:30am

Jan. 3
Justin Marks vs. Southern Home Care Services, Inc. d/b/a ResCare Home Care; and John Doe
PA- D. Adrian Hoosier II; J- Jennifer Bailey
* Marks was employed by ResCare. He claims it failed to provide him with payment for wages earned. He is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-1

Jan. 10
Edith Chatfield vs. Old Colony Realtors Company and Kimberly Brown
PA- S. Brooks West II; J- Paul Zakaib Jr.
* On May 18 Chatfield contracted with Allen and Jane Fouty to buy a home for $214,900, in which the defendants were the buying and selling broker. She claims Brown represented to her that the home had no problems when it in fact did. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 11-C-37

Rhonda Ice vs. Nissan Motors America Inc.
PA- Michael L. Glasser; J- James C. Stucky
* On Oct. 22, 2007, Ice purchased a new Nissan Titan KC 4WD from the defendant for approximately $37,880. She claims the vehicle was defective. She is seeking revocation of acceptance and refund of the purchase price of the vehicle; damages for repair costs; and damages for loss of use, annoyance or inconvenience.
Case number: 11-C-41

Bridget Gillispie vs. Electronic Specialty Company
PA- J. Michael Ranson, Cynthia M. Ranson, George B. Morrone III; J- Charles E. King
* Gillispie was employed by the defendant from Aug. 16, 2005, until May 17. She claims she was discharged from her employment because she is a female. She is seeking judgment for an amount equal to loss of all back pay and employment benefits along with reinstatement to former employment or front pay in lieu of reinstatement; and compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 11-C-42

Jan. 11
Margaret M. Matherly, administratrix of the Estate of Opie Matherly vs. Sulaiman B. Hasan
PA- Susan Curry Brasselle; J- Tod J. Kaufman
* On Dec. 17, 2009, Opie Matherly underwent coronary artery bygraft surgery, which was performed by Hasan. Margaret Matherly claims Opie Matherly had to undergo a repair surgery hours after the first surgery was performed and upon surviving the repair surgery, had suffered irreparable brain damage. Opie Matherly died Dec. 21, 2009. Margaret Matherly is seeking compensatory damages for the wrongful death of her husband.
Case number: 11-C-51

Jan. 12
Howard Lee Little and Janet L. Little vs. A.O. Smith Corporation; A.W. Chesterton Company; Ajax Magnethermic Corporation et al
PA- Victoria Antion, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* The Littles claims the 76 defendants are responsible for Mr. Little's lung cancer. They are seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 11-C-56

Jessica Nicole Cummings, executrix of the Estate of Charles Edward Hill vs. A.W. Chesterton Company; Aurora Pump Company; Brand Insulations, Inc. et al
PA- Victoria Antion, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* Cummings claims the 58 defendants are responsible for Hill's lung cancer and death. She is seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 11-C-58

William Darrell Adkins and Anna Adkins vs. 3M Company; A.W. Chesterton Company; Aurora Pump Company et al
PA- Victoria Antion, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* The couple claims the 80 defendants are responsible for Mr. Adkins' lung cancer. They are seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 11-C-59

Annetta J. Street, individually and as executrix of the Estate of Harless Street vs. A.W. Chesterton Company; Ajax Magnethermic Corporation; Allied Chemical Corporation et al
PA- Victoria Antion, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* Mrs. Street claims the 80 defendants are responsible for her husband's lung cancer and death. She is seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 11-C-60

James O. Thompson and Roy Michael Bunner vs. Speed Mining, LLC; and Steven DeWayne Hodges
PA- L. Lee Javins II, D. Blake Carter Jr., Stephen New; J- Carrie Webster
* Thompson and Bunner were employed by the defendants. On April 15, 2009, they claim Hodges boarded a track mounted personnel carrier but did not get clearance before doing so, which caused him to collide with the plaintiffs and causing injuries. Thompson and Bunner are seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest
Case number: 11-C-66

Jan. 13
Carol Bowen, administratrix of the Estate of Jody Miller, deceased vs. West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority
PA- Michael T. Clifford, W. Edward ReBrook III; J- Carrie Webster
* On Dec. 12, 2008, Miller passed away at the defendant's facility in Braxton County. She claims the defendant negligently failed to provide Miller with medical or psychological care and/or treatment. She is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-67

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