William Murphy vs. Shawn Gue, an individual; and Prestera Center for Mental Health Services, Inc.
PA- Richard W. Weston; J- F. Jane Hustead
* On May 12, 2009, Murphy entered into the back seat of a vehicle driven by Gue, who was employed by Prestera and was to transport Murphy for his appointment with a member of Prestera's staff. Murphy claims Gue began to pull out of the parking space without ensuring the vehicle was in the correct gear and consequently went into reserve, slamming into the vehicle directly behind his vehicle. Gue demonstrated complete disregard for others and did not ask Murphy if he was injured, according to the suit. Murphy claims Gue also left the scene of the accident without reporting it. He is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-283
Jerry Riley vs. Ultimate Health Services, Inc. d/b/a Huntington Internal Medicine Group and Dr. William R. Beam
PA- Timothy P. Rosinsky, Sharon Rowsey; J- F. Jane Hustead
* Riley became a patient of the defendants in 2008 when she was diagnosed with COPD and Beam determined in 2009 that she was completely disabled from her job at BB&T Bank. Riley claims she filed for short-term disability and then informed the defendants that she needed them to send a copy of her medical records to the Hartford to begin receiving her short-term disability benefits. The defendants failed and/or refused to send her medical records to the Hartford and her short-term disability claim was denied. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-287
Crystal Bradley vs. John Pellegrini
PA- Stephen P. Meyer; J- David M. Pancake
* On May 13, 2009, Bradley was referred to Pellegrini for evaluation and medical treatment. She claims during the course of her visit, Pellegrini embraced, touched and made sexual advances toward her. Bradley is seeking judgment against the defendant in an amount as allowed by law.
Case number: 11-C-291