OPINION ISSUED AUGUST 24, 2000
PATRICIA A. HUGHART AND DAVID SAMUEL HUGHART
HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY COMMISSION
Claimant appeared pro se.
Joy M. Cavallo, Assistant Attorney General, for respondent.
This claim was submitted for decision based upon the
allegations in the Notice of Claim and respondent's Answer.
Claimants seeks $2,327.00 for personal property damage as a
result of a hot water valve bursting in claimant, David Samuel
Hughart's, dormitory room at Arnold Hall on the West Virginia
University, Morgantown campus. In its Answer, respondent admits
the validity of the claim and that the amount is fair and
reasonable. The Court is aware that respondent does not have a
fiscal method for paying claims of this nature; therefore, the
claim has been submitted to this Court for determination.
In view of the foregoing, the Court is of the opinion to and
does make an award to claimant in the amount of $2,327.00.
Award of $2,327.00.