CIVIL FILINGS: Cabell County

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 16, 2012

March 6
Wanda Frances Lawrence, as personal representative of the Estates of Wayne Richard Lawrence Jr., deceased; Ginger Elaine Lawrence, deceased; and Kelsie Emily Lawrence, deceased vs. Penny Rodgers, as the personal representative of the Estate of Christopher W. Rodgers, deceased
PA- Michael T. Collis, Ryan J. Duty; J- David M. Pancake
* On April 7, 2010, Christopher Grizzell operated a 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, Christopher Rodgers was operating a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu and Wayne Richard Lawrence Jr. was operating a 2009 Freightliner Columbia truck tractor. Ginger Elaine Lawrence and Kelsie Emily Lawrence were passengers in the freightliner. When Grizzell attempted to switch lanes, Christopher Rodgers' vehicle collided into Grizzell's vehicle and then both vehicles traveled across the westbound lanes, through the median and cable barrier and into the path of the Lawrence vehicle. As a result of the impact, the fuel tank of the Lawrence vehicle was breached and diesel fuel escaped, causing an explosion. Wanda Frances Lawrence is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with interest.
Case number: 12-C-143

March 7
James Holley and Tamella Jo Holley vs. Dr. Anita Dawson; John Doe and Jane Doe Physicians Nos. 1-10; CVS Pharmacy, Inc.; Rite Aid of West Virginia, Inc.; Fruth Pharmacy, Inc.; and John Doe Pharmacies Nos. 1-5
PA- Derek W. Marsteller; J- F. Jane Hustead
* Dawson treated James Holley and when he complained of stress and leg problems, she prescribed him narcotics and other controlled substances, including Oxcycodon, Oxycodone, Lortab, Darvocet and Oxycodin. In 2007, James Holley presented to Cabell Huntington Hospital complaining of seizures, which were caused by over medication, according to the suit. The Holleys claim after the seizures, Dawson prescribed opiates to James Holley along with his other prescriptions. Dawson "substantially encouraged and assisted plaintiff James Holley's drug impairment and his addiction to controlled medications by prescribing drugs to him..." according to the suit. The Holleys are seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-144

March 12
Dustin R. Jones vs. Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Inc.
PA- David B. Levin; J- David M. Pancake
* On May 11, 2010, Jones purchased a 2010 Harley Davidson FXDF from the defendant in the amount of 17,435.27. Jones claims the motorcycle was defective. Jones is seeking compensatory damages.
Case number: 12-C-150

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