CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

by Kyla Asbury |
Mar. 18, 2011, 2:30am

March 7
Jerry White vs. Medford Trucking, LLC; Kevin Medford; and Roger Medford
PA-Lia DiTrapano Fairless, L. Tom Price; J- Tod J. Kaufman
* White claims the defendants agreed to pay him 23 percent of a truck's gross per ton of each haul for the first 90 days of his employment and then pay him 25 percent of a truck's gross per ton of each haul after the 90-day period. He claims the defendants failed to do so. He is seeking judgment for wages due and liquidated damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-379

Ed Ray vs. Medford Trucking, LLC; Kevin Medford; and Roger Medford
PA-Lia DiTrapano Fairless, L. Tom Price; J- Paul Zakaib Jr.
* Ray claims the defendants agreed to pay him 23 percent of a truck's gross per ton of each haul for the first 90 days of his employment and then pay him 25 percent of a truck's gross per ton of each haul after the 90-day period. He claims the defendants failed to do so. He is seeking judgment for wages due and liquidated damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-380

Jay Estep vs. Medford Trucking, LLC; Kevin Medford; and Roger Medford
PA- Lia DiTrapano Fairless, L. Tom Price; J- James C. Stucky
* Estep claims the defendants agreed to pay him 23 percent of a truck's gross per ton of each haul for the first 90 days of his employment and then pay him 25 percent of a truck's gross per ton of each haul after the 90-day period. He claims the defendants failed to do so. He is seeking judgment for wages due and liquidated damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-381

John Carnes vs. Medford Trucking, LLC; Kevin Medford; and Roger Medford
PA-Lia DiTrapano Fairless, L. Tom Price; J- Louis H. Bloom
* Carnes claims the defendants agreed to pay him 23 percent of a truck's gross per ton of each haul for the first 90 days of his employment and then pay him 25 percent of a truck's gross per ton of each haul after the 90-day period. He claims the defendants failed to do so. He is seeking judgment for wages due and liquidated damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-382

Angela Conlin vs. G4S Secure Solutions (USA), Inc.; a Florida corporation licensed to do business in West Virginia d/b/a "Wackenhunt" and Marvin Jones
PA- John Einreinhofer; J- Louis H. Bloom
* Conlin was employed by the defendants as a security guard from approximately 2005 until 2010. Conlin claims the defendants subjected her and possibly other co-workers to Workers' Compensation discrimination unreasonably interfering with their work performance and which created an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 11-C-383

Russell Clark vs. Blue Ridge Nursing, LLC d/b/a Willow Tree Manor
PA- Shannon M. Bland; J- Carrie Webster
* Clark was employed by the defendant. He claims on March 6, 2009, he was attempting to paint a room at the facility when a spider fell from the ceiling and bit him on his arm. He is seeking compensatory damages with pre-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-384

March 8
Chad Shafer and Jessica Shafer vs. Turnpike Ford, Inc. and Fifth Third Bank
PA- Kristina Thomas Whiteaker, David L. Grubb; J- Paul Zakaib Jr.
* On July 9, 2010, the Shafers entered into a motor vehicle purchase contract with the defendants for the purchase of a 2005 Ford F150. They claim they were informed the vehicle had been in a minor accident in which it had bumped a parked vehicle causing hardly any damage and that the truck "was a 'good' truck that had been inspected by its shop." The Shafers later discovered and experienced repeated nonconformities with the vehicle. They are seeking for the contract involved to be canceled and compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-391

March 10
James Justice vs. the West Virginia State Police, Colonel Timothy Pack, Trooper McClung, Trooper Boggs and Trooper Wellman
PA- Michael S. Bailey; J- Jennifer Bailey
* On March 15, 2009, Justice was unlawfully detained, arrested and physically battered and assaulted by the defendants. He is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-396

Rachel Beckett vs. Headwaters, Inc. and Charles Roberts
PA- Michael A. Olivio, Travis A. Griffith; J- Louis H. Bloom
* Beckett was employed as an administrative assistant by the defendants for approximately two years until her termination on July 13, 2009. She claims during her employment she made complaints to her employer regarding inappropriate conduct. She claims the defendants retaliated against her for these complaints by terminating her employment. Beckett is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-403

Christopher W. Kinder vs. Novo Nordisk, Inc. and Stefanie Henrich
PA- Michael A. Olivio, Travis A. Griffith; J- James C. Stucky
* The Putnam County man was employed by the defendants for more than six years in the field of pharmaceutical sales. He claims during his employment, he reported concerns to his regional director about Novo's use of the Internet to supply controlled substances. Kinder also claims he suffered from a medical condition that required him to miss work and that after he complained about the controlled substances, his employment was terminated and his final wages were not given to him within 72 hours. He is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-404

George McIntire vs. Information Providers, Inc.
PA- Michael A. Olivio, Travis A. Griffith; J- James C. Stucky
* McIntire has been employed by the defendant since July 24, 2007. He claims Information Providers has failed to pay him the statutory minimum wage, overtime wages and full reimbursement of actual expenses incurred despite previously made requests. He is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-405

March 11
Barbara Fillinger vs. Genesis Healthcare Corporation; Eldercare Resources Corp.; Glenmark Associates, Inc. d/b/a Cedar Ridge Center; and Jim Triana
PA- Todd S. Bailess; J- Paul Zakaib Jr.
* Fillinger was employed by the defendants from Aug. 14, 2001, until April 1, 2009, as a certified nursing assistant. She claims sometime in December 2009 or January 2010, Triana made sexual advances toward her, to which she refused. She claims her employment was terminated in retaliation for refusing her supervisor's sexual advances. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-406

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