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
Mary Grabowski v. Meredith Management Corp., Maple Springfield Management Corp., and Maple Springfield Associates, LP
Allegation: Negligence; slip and fall causing injury: $24,000
American Builders & Contractors Supply Co. Inc. d/b/a ABC Supply Co. Inc. v. Gibbkell Corp. d/b/a Gibbkell Construction Corp.
Allegation: Money owed for goods sold and delivered: $6,230.57
Dolores Weir v. East Side Holyoke, LLC, trustee of the 7 Franklin Street Realty Trust
Allegation: Negligence; slip and fall causing injury: 10,378.38
Syreeta Frazer v. Ocean State Jobbers Inc.
Allegation: Negligence; folding chair failed, causing injury: $2,112
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
Gordon Hunting v. Eastern States Exposition Inc. and Outdoor Sports Expo Group Inc.
Allegation: Negligence; slip and fall causing injury: $9,634.01
Richard Reid v. Nicholas Fay, M.D.
Allegation: Medical malpractice: $88,000+
Shaun Gibson v. Cloot’s Auto Body Inc. and Gary Cloutier
Allegation: Breach of contract, breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, unjust enrichment, unfair and deceptive practices: $22,000
Jeffrey Lauziere v. Smith & Wesson Corp., American Outdoor Brands Corp., and Smith & Wesson Security Solutions Inc.
Allegation: Negligence; plaintiff fell through roof on defendant’s premises while performing services as a roofer, causing injury: $2,441,001.46
HAMPSHIRE DISTRICT COURT
Fitzgerald Fences Inc. v. D.A. Sullivan & Sons Inc.
Allegation: Breach of contract regarding installation of fence; $16,782
HAMPSHIRE SUPERIOR COURT
Jason Calamia v. Cinemark USA Inc., Pyramid Mall of Hadley Newco, LLC, Pyramid Management Group, LLC, and Gleason Johndrow Landscaping Inc.
Allegation: Negligence; slip and fall causing injury: $46,251
Thyda Ty, et al v. Cumberland Farms Inc., et al
Allegation: Negligence; Fire-suppression system above gas pumps malfunctioned, causing chemical release in parking lot, causing injury: $25,000
Shannon Coler v. Cooley Dickinson Hospital Inc.
Allegation: Employment discrimination (pregnancy): $200,000+
City of Northampton v. Barr & Barr Inc., Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., and Caolo & Bieniek Associates Inc.
Allegation: Breach of contract, intentional misrepresentation, negligent misrepresentation: $100,000
Jolene M. Lambert v. Holyoke Medical Center Inc., Spiros Hatiras, and Erin Hurlburt
Allegation: Employment discrimination and wrongful termination: $180,000
HOLYOKE DISTRICT COURT
Peter Ziemba v. Home-Like Apartments Inc., Neil A. Abrahamson, Paul Abrahamson, and Vermont Mutual Insurance Co.
Allegation: Negligence and breach of implied warranty of habitability; slip and fall causing injury: $23,000