Barry R. Morlachetta and Carole F. Morlachetta vs. Robert C. Byrd Institute, Inc.; Rick Martin; Charlotte Weber; Tracy McDowell; Marshall University Research Corporation; and Does 1 through 20, inclusive
PA- J. Patrick L. Stephens, Mark F. Underwood; J- F. Jane Hustead
* On April 1, 2008, Mr. Morlachetta began working for the defendants as a manufacturing sales representative. On May 28, 2010, Martin sent an e-mail to Mr. Morlachetta and about one dozen other employees that Mr. Morlachetta felt was "inappropriate for employees of a quasi-public institution and unprofessional," according to the suit. The couple claims after Mr. Morlachetta reported the incident to Weber, Martin terminated his employment. They are seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-570
Victor L. Crutcher vs. City of Huntington
PA- pro se; J- David M. Pancake
* Crutcher claims he was employed by the City of Huntington for 20 years and was discharged in violation of the Whistle-Blower Law. He is seeking reinstatement and compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-578
Danny Ray Gorrell vs. Long John Silver's and Performance Food Corp.
PA- J. Roger Smith II; J- F. Jane Hustead
* On Aug. 18, 2009, Gorrell slipped and fell due to an unknown substance on the floor of the defendant's premises. Gorrell is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-591
Mattie S. Cosner vs. Timothy G. Saxe, M.D.; and St. Mary's Medical Center, LLC, d/b/a St. Mary's Family Care Center
PA- Mark H. Mitchell, Robert W. Absten; J- Paul T. Farrell
* On Aug. 27, 2009, Cosner was a patient of the defendants and was attempting to exit an exam room when she fell from an unmarked drop-off and/or unlevel flooring. Cosner is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-596