CIVIL FILINGS: Wood County

by Lawrence Smith |
Feb. 15, 2013, 4:30am

Oct. 30
Andrew Bland and D. Lindsay Aldridge vs. Dave Roberts, St. Andrews United Methodist Church, Dr. Tom McDowell and the West Virginia United Methodist Conference
PA– Ginny A. Conley; J– Reed
* The plaintiffs are suing the defendants for emotional distress caused by Roberts, who they allege inappropriately touched their genitals after falling asleep at a “lock-in” held at St. Andrews on Oct. 30. 2010. They seek unspecified damages, attorneys fees and court costs.
Case number: 12-C-490

Nov. 7
Krystal L. Kerby, individually, and as the parent and next friend of Kiersten B. and Addisyn M. Kerby vs. Parkersburg Utility Board.
PA– Scott H. Kaminski; J– Reed
* The plaintiff is suing the defendant for injuries she sustained on Aug. 19, 2011, when, while walking along Washington Avenue with her daughters, she says she fell into an unsecure water meter. She seeks unspecified damages, attorneys fees and interest.
Case number: 12-C-496

Nov. 26
Mountaineer Grading Company vs. Wood County Airport Authority
PA– Johnson W. Gabhart; J– Waters
* The plaintiff, a defunct Clendenin-based business, is suing the defendant for breach of contract over allegedly failing to provide a proper “borrowing” area and sediment pond for improvements made to one of the runways in 2006 and 2007 which resulted in, among other things, construction delays, a loss of $1.3 million, including fines levied by the state Department of Environmental Protection and the ultimate closure of the company in 2010. It seeks $3 million in compensatory, and $10 million in consequential damages.
Case number: 12-C-536

Nov. 27
Estate of Frances L. Hardman vs. William and Cathy Harrison
PA– John Woods; J– Beane
* The plaintiff is suing the defendants for allegedly converting $17,036.87 from Hardman’s account at Community Bank and signing the deed on her home on 27th St. in Parkersburg over to them while acting as Hardmans' power of attorney from August 2011 until her death on June 4. Hardman’s son, Gary, was appointed administrator of the estate on July 5 and seeks an order returning all property obtained by the Harrisons to it.
Case number: 12-C-540

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