WHEELING - Debra Grimm, individually and on behalf of all other similarly situated, filed suit in the Ohio County Circuit Court on Oct. 23, naming Equipment Transport LLC as defendant.
Grimm is suing for alleged violations of West Virginia's Wage Payment and Collection Act.
According to Grimm, she was an employee of Equipment Transport until her discharge in July. Grimm now claims she and other class members, who consist of persons employed at Equipment Transport's West Virginia facility between October 2008 and July 2013 and were discharged, did not receive their full amount of wages and benefits in a timely manner.
Grimm has filed suit claiming Equipment Transport violated West Virginia's Wage and Payment Collection Act. Grimm has brought this lawsuit on behalf of herself and anyone else who may fit into the class.
Grimm is seeking damages not to exceed $75,000 for herself and each other class member individually. She is being represented by Schrader Byrd and Companion PLLC.
Circuit Court of Ohio County Case No. 13-C-366