The following is a compilation of recent lawsuits involving area businesses and organizations. These are strictly allegations that have yet to be proven in a court of law. Readers are advised to contact the parties listed, or the court, for more information concerning the individual claims.
HAMPDEN DISTRICT COURT
Evadney Jumpp v. High Ridge Real Estate, LLC
Allegation: Negligence causing injury: $2,261.88
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
Charles Dodge and Candice Dodge v. Baystate Health Inc.; Michael Dunkerley, M.D.; Amanda Shorette, M.D.; Eleanor Winston, M.D.; and Ziv Corber, M.D.
Allegation: Medical malpractice: $22,000
Douglas Knoechelmann and Trina Knoechelmann v. Baystate Health Inc.; John Wang, M.D.; Amanda Shorette, M.D.; Thomas Chin, M.D.; and Brian O’Connell, M.D.
Allegation: Medical malpractice: $30,000
Debra Smethurst, individually and as personal representative of the estate of Kris Smethurst v. Richard Wait, M.D., Baystate Medical Center, and Baystate Surgical Associates
Allegation: Medical malpractice, wrongful death: $40,000+
Brian Beloncik v. Bruce M. Goldstein, M.D.; Northampton Dermatology Associates, P.C.; Glenn P. Genest, M.D.; and New England Dermatology, P.C.
Allegation: Medical malpractice: $25,000+
Catherine Brantley v. Price Rite a/k/a PRRC Inc.
Allegation: Slip and fall causing injury: $39,694
Margaret Richardson v. Walmart Stores East, LP
Allegation: Employment discrimination: $250,000
Arthur J. Hurley Co. Inc. v. Amps Electrical Inc., Waste Management Disposal Services of Massachusetts Inc., and Southern Sky Renewable Energy Chicopee, LLC
Allegation: Construction dispute: $38,690.45
Joseph B. Collins, trustee in bankruptcy of Donald J. Wheeler v. Thomas Richard Canto, M.D. and Baystate Wing Hospital
Allegation: Malpractice: $1,000,000
HAMPSHIRE SUPERIOR COURT
Historic Round Hill Summit, LLC v. TP Daley Insurance Agency Inc.
Allegation: Negligence re: insurance policy: $3,063,448