Shannon Barnhouse vs. Huntington Hammer; The Ultimate Indoor Football League, Inc.; Assured Equities, LLC; Assured Equities IV Corp; Assured Equities V Corp.; Rogue Diva Racing, Inc.; and Dan Fisher
PA- Amy C. Crossan; J- David M. Pancake
* Barnhouse was hired as an executive assistant with Huntington Hammer starting on May 2. She claims since that date she was subjected to severe and pervasive sexual harassment by Fisher, the general manager. Barnhouse is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-938
Barbara Bates vs. Steven S. Brumfield, M.D.
PA- Amy C. Crossan; J- F. Jane Hustead
* Brumfield performed a hysterectomy on Bates on Dec. 21, 2009. Bates claims during the procedure, Brumfield placed a modified bulb syringe to maintain the pneumoperitoneum. On Jan. 5, 2010, Bates attended a post-operative visit with Brumfield, where he found that the bulb syringe was still present and acknowledged it should not have been left in her body. Bates is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 11-C-939
The Estate of Kimberly S. Tickle, by her personal representative/administratrix, Donetta S. Craig vs. Marshall University Board of Governors
PA- Jon D. Hoover; J- F. Jane Hustead
* Tickle was transferred to the care of Dr. Phillip Spangler on April 19, 2009, pursuant to a Cabell County Mental Hygiene Order. Craig claims Tickle had previously attempted to commit suicide three times prior to coming under Spangler's care. Spangler discharged Tickle on April 23, 2009, and she was found dead on May 20, 2009, having committed suicide, according to the suit. Craig is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 11-C-940