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CIVIL CASES FILED
December 4, 1991
A Lawrence woman is suing a Lawrence apartment complex in connection with injuries stemming from a fall on the apartment grounds. Judith Foster filed the lawsuit against the Malls Olde English Village Enterprises, also known as the Malls Olde English Village Apartments, Melvin J. Huxtable Jr., Herbert Weidensaul, Gary Stephenson and unknown others responsible for repairing and maintaining exterior plumbing and landscaping of the apartments. Foster’s lawsuit, which seeks damages of more than $50,000, alleges she stepped in a hole and “seriously injured her leg and other portions of her body” on the apartment grounds on Dec. 15, 1989. Foster’s attorney, Jane Frydman of Lawrence, said Foster also injured her back in the accident. Foster also claims that her injuries are permanent and progressive. A Parsons man has filed a lawsuit seeking damages from the estate of the man who killed his mother. Ronald Darren Fleming, 26, through his guardian, filed suit against the estate of Hilton W. Nuffer for damages of more than $50,000 for “mental anguish, suffering or bereavement, loss of society, companionship, comfort or protection, loss of parental care, training, guidance or education and for reasonable funeral expenses” of $3,271. On May 5, 1991, Hilton Nuffer and Christa K. Nuffer, Fleming’s mother, were found dead at their Lawrence home. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department determined that Hilton Nuffer killed his wife and then committed suicide.