CHARLESTON – A Fayette County man alleges he was injured as a passenger in a Division of Corrections van when the driver struck another vehicle in Nicholas County.
Michael W. Ford filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Timothy Franklin Moses Jr., West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, Division of Corrections, et al. alleging a breach of duty to operate a vehicle in a safe manner.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on June 22, 2016, he was a passenger in a van driven by Moses Jr. and owned by West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, Division of Corrections when the vehicle collided with another on state Route 55 at or near its intersection with Columbia Forest Products Road in Nicholas County. The plaintiff alleges he suffered severe and permanent injuries, including but not limited to proximal tibia/fibula fracture, scarring and disfigurement as a result of the collision.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendants, jointly and collectively, for all damages, interest, attorney's fees, costs and such other appropriate relief. He is represented by Anthony Ciliberti Jr. of Ciliberti Law Office PLLC in Fayetteville.
The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Carrie Webster.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 18-C-772