OPINION ISSUED DECEMBER 2, 1991
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST VIRGINIA
This claim was submitted for decision based upon the allegations in the Notice of Claim and the
Claimant seeks $35.00 for damage and destruction of her personal property alleged to have been
caused by the negligence of the respondent. Claimant seeks the replacement cost of her stainless steel
cooking pot which was damaged when the stove in her residence at a West Virginia University
housing facility malfunctioned. Respondent admits the validity of this claim in the amount of $35.00,
but states that funds were not appropriated for the fiscal year in question from which to pay such
In view of the foregoing, the Court makes an award in the amount of $35.00.
Award of $35.00.