Joyce Shaffer vs. Armstrong World Industries Inc., Greg Nealis and John Longbon
PA - Lori Gray; J - Wilfong
* The plaintiff claims the defendants made an "adverse employment decision" regarding the plaintiff, based on her gender, after she applied for a supervisor position, which is a violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act. She is seeking an undetermined amount of relief.
Case number: 11-C-190
Naurhaan M. Alidinar, a minor, by her father, Mousa Alidinar, vs. Chelsea Renee Branson, Daniel Sigley and Kathryn Sigley
PA - Paul Cranston; J - Wilfong
* The plaintiff claims Branson, the daughter of the Sigleys, was negligent and caused a vehicle accident Nov. 5, 2011, in Garrett County, Md., causing severe and permanent injuries to Naurhaan Alidinar, who was a passenger in the backseat. She suffered a right femur fracture, left elbow dislocation, head injury and other injuries and had to be flown via helicopter to Ruby Memorial Hospital. The plaintiff is seeking an undetermined amount of relief.
Case number: 11-C-198
Richard Friel vs. Kenton Meadows Co. Inc.
PA - Roger Foreman; J - Wilfong
* The plaintiff, who worked for the defendant at its Randolph County quarry as a rock crusher operator, was severely injured Jan. 19, 2011, when equipment became jammed and Friel attempted to dislodge rocks from the crusher's feeder. He was struck by a boulder and became pinned in the crusher. He claims the defendant's management officials had prior knowledge that the equipment was broken and posed a high risk to workers, and they fabricated a story about how he was injured when they learned of the incident. He claims they told Friel he would be fired if he didn't go along with the false story of him slipping, and he went along with it because he feared losing his job. However, the company wrongfully terminated his employment Oct. 31, 2011. He is seeking an undetermined amount of relief.
Case number: 11-C-199