CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

by Kyla Asbury |
May 20, 2011, 2:30am

May 5
Timothy P. Nowlan vs. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
PA- Kristina Thomas Whiteaker, David L. Grubb; J- Louis H. Bloom
* Nowlan claims the defendants violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act and other state laws by participating in predatory lending practices. He is seeking actual, compensatory and punitive damages and civil penalties of $4,400.
Case number: 11-C-727

Barbara Barron, executrix of the Estate of Junior E. Barron, deceased vs. A.W. Chesterton Company; Amchem Products, Inc.; Aurora Pump Company; et al
PA- William K. Schwartz; J- visiting
* Mrs. Barron claims the 87 defendants are responsible for her husband's asbestosis and death. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 11-C-729

May 9
Edward A. Reed and Helen P. Reed vs. 3M Company; 4520 Corporation, Inc.; A.K. Steel Corporation; et al
PA- Victoria L. Antion, Scott A. McGee, John D. Hurst, Joseph Satterley; J- visiting
* The Reeds claim the 135 defendants are responsible for Mr. Reed's mesothelioma. They are seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 11-C-747

Edward A. Reed vs. Norfolk Southern Railway Company, individually and as successor-in-interest to Norfolk and Western Railway Company
PA- Victoria L. Antion, Scott A. McGee, John E. Guerry III, Joseph Satterly; J- visiting
* Reed claims during his employment with the defendant he was exposed to toxic substances, including asbestos, which caused him to develop mesothelioma. He is seeking judgment against the defendant in an amount in excess of the jurisdictional limitation.
Case number: 11-C-748

Larry Macon McCommack vs. 3M Company; A.K. Steel Corporation; A.O. Smith Corporation; A.W. Chesterton Company; et al
PA- Victoria Antion, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* McCommack claims the 72 defendants are responsible for is lung cancer. He is seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 11-C-749

Kathy Lee Frasure, executrix of the Estate of Anna Lee Meade vs. A.K. Steel Corporation; A.W. Chesterton Company; Allied Chemical Corporation; et al
PA- Victoria L. Antion, Scott A. McGee, John D. Hurst, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* Frasure claims the 47 defendants are responsible for Meade's lung cancer and death. She is seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 11-C-750

Wayne R. Croy vs. the West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority; Larry Parsons, executive director of the West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority; Southern Regional Jail; and Vicki Green, administrator of the Southern Regional Jail
PA- Michael D. Payne; J- Paul Zakaib Jr.
* Croy was an inmate at the Southern Regional Jail. On June 6, 2009, Croy claims he was left unsupervised for a prolonged period of time in a recreational area within the jail and was viciously attacked by other inmates, leaving him permanently injured and disabled. He is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-754

Traci A. Long, R.N. vs. Charleston Area Medical Center
PA- J. Michael Ranson, Cynthia M. Ranson, George B. Morrone III; J- James C. Stucky
* Long was employed by the defendant. She claims she was discharged because of her race. She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 11-C-755

May 10
John Ellis II and Brittany Ellis, his wife vs. CVS Pharmacy, Inc.; Phuong Hudson; and John Due, Jane Doe and Richard Roe, all pharmacist employed by CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
PA- Toby J. Biel, Michael O. Callaghan, Richard F. Neely; J- Carrie Webster
* In August 2010, John Ellis was hospitalized and diagnosed with acid reflux, which he was prescribed Prilosec for treatment. He claims he had the prescription filled at CVS, but instead of giving him Prilosec, he was given Prednisone. The couple is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 11-C-759

Julie Morris, parent and natural guardian of Rowan Morris, a minor vs. Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc.; Community Health Association d/b/a Jackson General Hospital; Partners in Health Network, Inc.; and Karen Fahey, CFNP
PA- Richard D. Lindsay, Richard D. Lindsay II; J- James C. Stucky
* On July23, 2004, the defendants negligently cared for Rowan Morris, according to the suit. Julie Morris is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-760

May 11
Dough Hughart and Drema Hughart, his wife vs. Ajax Magnethermic Corporation; Allied Glove Corporation; American Biltrite; et al
PA- Brian A. Prim; J- visiting
* Mr. Hughart was diagnosed with lung cancer on Jan. 26. The couple claims the 72 defendants are responsible for the diagnosis. They are seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-767

Jeffrey Pandocchi and Kathryn Pandocchi, his wife vs. A.O. Smith Corporation; Ajax Magnethermic Corporation; Allegheny Energy, Inc.; et al
PA- Brian A. Prim; J- visiting
* The Pandocchis claim the 103 defendants are responsible for Mr. Pandocchi's asbestosis. They are seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 11-C-768

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