New Lawsuits: Tuesday, Aug. 9

Steve Gonzalez Aug. 9, 2005, 10:50am

Locklear Electric v. Kensington Lighting
J-Chief Judge for assignment; PA-Lanny Darr

  • Locklear claims that prior to Kensington sent one unsolicited fax in violation of the Federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Locklear is seeking damages under $5 million total for the entire class or $1,500 in damages for each separate violation.
    05 L 724

    Janell Starkey v. Accor Hotels dba Motel 6
    J-Byron; PA-Lance Mallon
  • Starkey alleges she was injured when a bathroom mirror fell from the wall and cut her right leg on Aug. 10, 2004, at the Motel 6 in Caseyville. Starkey is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
    05 L 725

    Eric Ahrens v. Vendome Copper and Brass Works
    J-Stack; PA-Richard Sharrard
  • Ahrens claims he lost the use of his left hand after it was struck by a steel I-beam on Aug. 14, 2004. Ahrens is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 plus costs of the suit.
    05 L 726

    Stacey Harris v. Grossman Iron & Steel
    J-Matoesian; PA-Gerard Schneller
  • Harris claims an employee of Grossman allegedly collided with her on April 14 on I-270 in Maryland Heights causing serious and permanent injuries. Harris is seeking damages in excess of $50,000.
    05 L 727

    Woodeil Lofton as Special Administrator of the Estate of Allie Lofton v. Amoco Oil Company
    J-Kardis; PA-Randy Gori
  • Lofton claims Allie was exposed to benzene while an employee of Monsanto from 1952-1982 which led to her death from AML on Dec. 10, 2003. Lofton is seeking compensatory damages in excess of $150,000 and punitive damages in excess of $150,000.
    05 L 728

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