Jan. 8
Government Employees Insurance Company vs. Kelley Poplawski
PA- Rebecca W. Wright; J- Hummel
* It is alleged that Defendant Poplawski took a motor vehicle owned by plaintiff's insured, Monica Carroll, without permission. As a direct result of Poplawski's negligence, Carroll's vehicle was damaged in the amount of $8,140.85, taking into account towing, storage, car rental or salvage fees, the suit says. Plaintiff compensated its insured for the loss, thereby becoming subrogated to her rights and claims in this action.
Case number: 13-C-2

Jan. 9
Dustin J. Harshey vs. McElroy Coal Company, Michael Conjeski, et al
PA- Timothy C. Bailey; J- Karl
* On Jan. 20, 2012, Plaintiff was repairing a cable. The operator of a Joy ram car was allegedly not able to see Plaintiff and ran him over, pinning him under the machine. Serious, permanent and disabling injuries resulted in several surgeries as a result of this incident. An investigation by mining authorities revealed the Joy ram car had defective, hazardous and unsafe lighting system, the suit says. This is said to present a life-threatening environment for miners working within the vicinity of this piece of equipment. Harshey demands a compensatory and punitive judgment.
Case number: 13-C-3

Jan. 10
William Gibson and Lori Ann Klein vs. Dominion Transmission, Inc., et al
PA- Anthony I. Werner; J- Hummel
*Plaintiffs are joint owners of property in the Sand Hill District. Defendants are trespassing through means of an incorrect property boundary survey, they claim. Substantial damage includes the disruption and removal of dirt and trees, along with unlawful occupation of the property, they claim. Plaintiffs seek to recover their damages.
Case number: 13-C-4

Gregory A. and Marsha M. Norman vs. Erie Insurance Property & Casualty Company
PA- Scott S. Blass; J- Karl
* On Jun. 29, a severe windstorm caused damage to the roof of the Normans' home in McMechen. Erie and its representatives have refused to pay its obligated benefits under Plaintiffs' policy of insurance, they claim. Plaintiffs demand judgment to effectuate a prompt, fair and equitable settlement.
Case number: 13-C-5

Jan. 11
Jodie Woodburn vs. Frank C. Clark, Ronald M. Kittle and Long Ball, LLC d/b/a Home Plate Lounge
PA- Timothy C. Bailey; J¬- Hummel
* On Apr. 26, 2011, Defendants Clark, Kittle and/or Long Ball failed to exercise reasonable care in the possession and management of an apartment on 4th Street in Moundsville, the suit claims. The rear stairs and deck area are blamed for Woodburn's fall and subsequent injuries. Judgment by jury trial is demanded.
Case number: 13-C-8

Jan. 15
David R. and Sharon S. Hall vs. Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC, and Statoil USA Onshore Properties, Inc.
PA- Eric M. Gordon; J- Karl
* Plaintiffs are the owners of a 116-acre parcel in Cameron District, with all of the coal, oil, gas and other minerals reserved by the sellers. Defendants have not reclaimed Plaintiffs' property. A slip has allegedly developed leading from pad site onto Plaintiffs' property. Trees have been damaged, inhibiting the use of the property while diminishing the property value, they claim.
Case number: 13-C-9

Jan. 17
Mound View Health Care, Inc. vs. George McCarrihan
PA- Kevin M. Pearl; J- Hummel
* McCarrihan was a resident of Plaintiff's facility from May 18 through Oct. 9. During his stay, charges totaling $22,860 were incurred, the suit says. Defendant has allegedly failed to make any payments constituting a breach of contract for which judgment is demanded.
Case number: 13-C-10

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