Joseph K. Hurst vs. Buzz Products, Inc.
PA- J. Michael Ranson, Cynthia M. Ranson, George B. Morrone III, G. Patrick Jacobs; J- Charles E. King
* Hurst was employed by the defendant from July 3, 2008, until June 6. He claims the defendant failed to pay his final employment wages within 72 hours of discharge. Hurst is seeking compensatory and liquidated damages.
Case number: 11-C-1576
Karen L. Summers and Kenneth Summers vs. Target Stores, Inc.
PA- Scott S. Segal, Mark R. Staun; J- Louis H. Bloom
* On Sept. 15, 2009, the plaintiffs were business invitees at Target in South Charleston, when Karen L. Summers slipped and fell on the floor and was injured. The couple is compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-1583
Harriet Jane Thomas vs. the Kroger Co.
PA- Edwin H. Pancake; J- Jennifer Bailey
* On Jan. 4, Thomas was at the Kroger store when she slipped and fell on a substance on the floor. Thomas is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 11-C-1584
Connie Davis vs. One Communications Management Co. and Fibernet, LLC
PA- Todd S. Bailess, Joy B. Mega; J- Carrie Webster
* Davis was employed by the defendants until May 8, 2009. She claims the defendants failed to pay her final wages within 72 hours of discharge. Davis is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-1590
Amanda Bryant vs. Lerner New York, Inc.
PA- Todd S. Bailess, Joy B. Mega; J- Louis H. Bloom
* Bryant was employed by the defendant until December 2010. She claims the defendant failed to pay her final wages within 72 hours of discharge. Bryant is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-1591
Kathryne Smith vs. Charleston Area Medical Center and John Doe
PA- J. Michael Ranson, Cynthia M. Ranson, George B. Morrone III, G. Patrick Jacobs; J- Carrie Webster
* Smith was employed by the hospital from March 29, 1999, until July 29, 2010. She claims her employment was wrongfully terminated. Smith is seeking compensatory and punitive damages and reinstatement.
Case number: 11-C-1597
Caroline Redwine vs. Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, No. 519, Inc.
PA- Michael L. Glasser; J- Louis H. Bloom
* On Sept. 13, 2009, Redwine was attending a picnic at the defendant's place of business. She claims when she began descending steps onto the patio, she slipped on a substance on the steps and fell. Redwine is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-1605
T.A.S. and J.S. vs. Fruth Pharmacy, Inc.
PA- John W. Barrett, P. Gregory Haddad, Robert P. Lorea; J- Carrie Webster
* On May 18, 2010, Fruth filled prescriptions for Trazadone, Fluoxetine and Alprazolam for T.A.S. He claims he trusted Fruth not only would act with reasonable care when dispensing his medications, but also would adequately warn him about any hazards associated with taking them. The plaintiffs are seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-1619
Gary Hill, administrator of the Estate of Dustin Hill, deceased vs. Prestera Center for Mental Health Services, Inc. and City of Dunbar
PA- Robert B. Warner, Tammy Bowles Raines; J- Jennifer Bailey
* On Sept. 16, 2009, Dustin Hill came under the care and treatment of Prestera when he was taken their by the police due to apparently being intoxicated. Upon arriving at the facility, the admission form documented his blood alcohol level was zero, showing he had no alcohol in his system, according to the suit. Gary Hill claims despite this, he was still admitted into the facility. Dustin Hill died approximate 36 hours later. Gary Hill is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 11-C-1623