By Kyla Asbury | Feb 4, 2011

Dec. 30
Susie Yarbour, individually and as the administratrix of the Estate of James Michael Mullins vs. Haskel Lee Johnson, Arvil Johnson and Charlotte Johnson
PA- Derek W. Marsteller; J- Darrell Pratt
* On Jan. 1, 2009, Yarbour's grandson was shot and killed by Haskel Lee Johnson at the home of Arvil Johnson and Charlotte Johnson. Yarbour claims the defendants owed duties to ensure that Haskel Lee Johnson was properly trained in utilizing a firearm and had taken the legally required safety courses required in West Virginia and failed to do so. Yarbour is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-274

Jan. 4
Stephanie King and Geoffrey King vs. McCloud Construction Company, LLC, and Larry McCloud, individually
PA- Michael S. Bailey; J- Darrell Pratt
* On Jan. 21, 2010, the Kings entered into a contract with the defendants to construct a new house in the amount of $115,000. On Jan. 26, 2010, the Kings entered into another contract with the defendants for the purchase of real property on which the house was to be built in the amount of $20,000. They claim the defendants breached the contracts. They are seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-002

Jan. 11
Gail Staley vs. Wal-mart Stores, Inc.
PA- Larry O. Ford, Letisha R. Bika; J- James H. Young Jr.
* On Jan. 30, 2009, Staley was at the Wal-mart in Wayne when she caught her pant leg on a pallet in the floor and fell. She claims the defendant negligently placed the pallet on the floor and failed to warn people of the hazard it posed. She is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-003

Jan. 12
Mitchell Dillon vs. Decorative Concrete of the Tri-State, LLC, and David Sparks
PA- Scott D. Maddox; J- Darrell Pratt
* On March 28, 2008, the defendants and Dillon entered into a contract wherein Dillon agreed to pay $15,700, for the installation of decorative stamped concrete at his residence. He claims in less than one year, the concrete surface began cracking and crumbling away, but the defendants have refused to honor their warranty and fix the concrete. He is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-006

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