MOUNDSVILLE — An estate administrator is suing emergency service providers, citing alleged negligence.
Brian K. Calvert, administrator of the estate of Dennis Dale Calvert, deceased, filed a complaint in Marshall Circuit Court against Tri-State Ambulance Inc. and Crystal Gail Brown, alleging that Tri-State failed to properly train Brown to safely operate an ambulance during severe weather conditions.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Dec. 17, 2017, Dennis Dale Calvert was being transported by the defendants from Wheeling to Ohio when they were involved in a single vehicle rollover crash. He sustained severe and life-threatening injuries that resulted in his death.
The plaintiff holds Tri-State Ambulance Inc. and Crystal Gail Brown responsible because Brown failed to safely operate the ambulance owned by defendant Tri-State and failed to maintain the proper speed for the weather condition.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages in an amount to be determined by jury, plus interest and such other just and proper relief. He is represented by Robert J. Fitzsimmons, Robert P. Fitzsimmons and Justin J. Wiater of Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC in Wheeling and Thomas McIntire of Thomas McIntire, Attorney at Law in Wheeling.
Marshall Circuit Court Case number 18-C-260