Brenda Finley, as administratrix of the Estate of Forrest B. Finley vs. Dixon Electrical Systems & Contracting Inc.
PA- Frank M. Armada; J- F. Jane Hustead
* Forrest Finley was employed by the defendant as a licensed journeyman wireman. On March 31, 2011, Forrest Finley was exposed to unsafe working conditions that caused him to be severely burned and killed, according to the suit. Brenda Finley is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 13-C-210
Molly Grove vs. the Marshall University Board of Governors
PA- Tony L. O'Dell; J- David M. Pancake
* On April 19, 2011, Grove was at track practice as a member of the Marshall University women's track team and was standing beside her coach, Keith McBride, in an area that should have been protected from errant hammer throws by safety equipment. However, the safety equipment was in disrepair, she says. Grove claims when another member of the track team made an errant hammer throw, it went through a gap in the netting and metal frame of the safety equipment and struck her in her right leg, causing injury. Grove is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 13-C-211
M. Jay Stephenson d/b/a Cutting Edge Concrete vs. American Preservation Builders LLC
PA- Daniel T. Yon, David D. Amsbary; J- F. Jane Hustead
* Stephenson entered into a contract with American whereby he was a subcontractor of the defendant and was to perform certain construction services on an apartment building complex known as Founder's Landing. Stephenson claims the defendant has failed and refused to pay for his services. Stephenson is seeking judgment in the amount of $20,776.75 with pre- and post-judgment interest.
Case number: 13-C-212
Ancil G. Ramey and Hannah C. Ramey vs. Masonite International Inc.; Masonite Corporation; and Clay Ingels Company LLC d/b/a Kentucky Wholesale Building Products
PA- John W. Alderman III; J- F. Jane Hustead
* On June 24, 2011, the Rameys purchased $10,713.96 in Masonite Crown MDF Series doors marketed, manufactured, distributed and sold by the defendants. The Rameys claim the doors were determined to be defective and Kentucky Wholesale agreed to send a check to them for $3,600 to allow 84 Lumber to attempt to repair the doors, but repair attempts were unsuccessful and the Rameys purchased replacement doors for $11,541.63. Because of the defective doors, the Rameys had to pay to have the defective doors removed, the new doors installed and painted and were without interior doors for several weeks, they say. The Rameys are seeking judgment against the defendants under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.
Case number: 13-C-221