CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

by Kyla Asbury |
Apr. 13, 2012, 2:30am

March 29
Evelyn Moore, executor of the Estate of Rudolph Woodson Moore vs. A.W. Chesterton Company; Ajax Magnethermic Corporation; Allied Corporation; et al
PA- Victoria L. Antion, Scott A. McGee, Bronwyn I. Rinehart; J- visiting
* The Louisville, Ky., woman claims the 60 defendants are responsible for Rudolph Moore's lung cancer and death. Evelyn Moore is seeking a jury trial to resolve all issues involved.
Case number: 12-C-548

April 3
Sheila K. Farris vs. Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc.
PA- Todd S. Bailess, Joy B. Mega; J- Louis H. Bloom
* Farris was employed by the defendant from 1985 until October 2011. Farris claims on Sept. 28, 2011, she reported to her supervisors that a patient's health information was not being kept private and confidential and the defendant unlawfully retaliated against her and terminated her employment. Farris is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-573

Pamela G. Dawson vs. Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc.
PA- Todd S. Bailess, Joy B. Mega; J- James C. Stucky
* Dawson was employed by the defendant from January 1986 until October 2011. Dawson claims on Sept. 28, 2011, she reported to her supervisors that a patient's health information was not being kept private and confidential and the defendant unlawfully retaliated against her and terminated her employment. Dawson is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-574

April 4
Bain Edmondson and Dawn Edmondson vs. Manisha Patel; Pikes, Inc. d/b/a Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites; Steve Combs; Karen Combs; Premier Pools, LLC; JP Mechanical, Inc.; Holiday Hospitality Franchising, Inc.; Intercontinental Hotels Group Resources, Inc.; Six Continents Hotels, Inc.; and Inter-Continental Hotels Corporation
PA- Victoria L. Antion, Anne McGinness Kearse, Vincent Greene, W. Christopher Swett, Kristen M. Hermiz; J- Carrie Webster
* Bain Edmondson traveled from Rhode Island to West Virginia on Jan. 30 with a friend and co-worker, William Moran. Bain Edmondson claims the following day a carbon monoxide leak at the Holiday Inn Express caused the death of Moran and Bain Edmondson was severely injured. The couple is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 12-C-579

J. David Stone and Malinda L. Stone vs. Kanawha Home Hardware, Inc. and The Toro Company
PA- Thomas H. Vanderford IV; J- Jennifer Bailey
* On April 4, 2011, the Stones purchased a new Toro 22-inch Recycler Lawn Mower for the sum of $389.80 from the defendants. They claim the lawn mower was defective. The Stones are seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 12-C-595

April 5
Amber Whitener vs. Mountain State University, Inc.; Charles H. Polk; and the Mountain State University Board of Trustees
PA- Stephen P. New, S. Douglas Adkins; J- Charles E. King
* Whitener was admitted into the LPN to BSN Program in August 2010. Whitener claims when she was admitted to the program, she was informed that the program was accredited by the NLNAC and the WVBRN, but later discovered the program did not have full accreditation status. Whitener is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-605

Sonia Godbey and Joseph Godbey vs. Mountain State University, Inc.; Charles H. Polk; and the Mountain State University Board of Trustees
PA- Stephen P. New, S. Douglas Adkins; J- Tod J. Kaufman
* Sonia Godbey was admitted into the LPN to BSN Program. She claims when she was admitted to the program, she was informed that the program was accredited by the NLNAC and the WVBRN, but later discovered the program did not have full accreditation status. The Godbeys are seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-606

Stacie Scott vs. Mountain State University, Inc.; Charles H. Polk; and the Mountain State University Board of Trustees
PA- Stephen P. New, S. Douglas Adkins; J- Tod J. Kaufman
* Scott was admitted into the LPN to BSN Program. Scott claims when she was admitted to the program, she was informed that the program was accredited by the NLNAC and the WVBRN, but later discovered the program did not have full accreditation status. Scott is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-607

April 6
Tammy Harper vs. Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association, Inc.
PA- Shawn R. Romano; J- Tod J. Kaufman
* On April 9, 2011, a Saint Bernard dog was being returned to the defendant due to aggressive behavior and an employee of the defendant walked out to the parking lot to obtain control of the Saint Bernard's leash. While the dog was in the care of the employee, Harper approached to pet the dog, which then viciously attacked her. Harper is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 12-C-617

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