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.
Franklin Superior Court
K & K Acoustical Ceilings Inc. v. Shawmut Woodworking & Supply Inc. and Travelers Casualty and Surety Co. of America
Allegation: Monies owed for labor and materials: $44,469.32
Susan Boss v. Town of Leverett and Leverett School Committee
Allegation: Failure to pay agreed-upon insurance premium costs: $3,000
Franklin District Court
A.I.M. Mutual Insurance Co. v. Triple D Inc.
Allegation: Monies owed for unpaid workers’ compensation premiums: $5,102
Naveed Butt v. BMW of Riverside, LLC a/k/a BMW of Riverside
Allegation: Breach of contract, unfair trade acts and practice: $18,000
Pure Pro Massage Oils Inc. v. Polysciences Inc.
Allegation: Breach of contract, negligence: $5,940
Hampshire Superior Court
Main Street America Assurance Co. as subrogee of Hai Cheng d/b/a International Food Market, Wing Wong LLC, and Greggory Thornton d/b/a Greggory’s Pastry Shop v. Alliance Laundry Systems LLC, Robertshaw Controls Co. Inc., Richard Czarniecki individually and d/b/a Hadley Coin Op Laundromat
Allegation: Subrogation claim: $426,166.31
Mi Tierra Corp. v. Alliance Laundry Systems LLC, Robershaw Controls Co. Inc., Richard Czarniecki individually and d/b/a Hadley Coin Op Laundromat, Norwottuck Inn Holding Co., and Encharter Insurance LLC
Allegation: Negligence causing personal injury and property damage: $297,636.46+
Peerless Insurance Co. a/s/o Norwottuck Inn Holding Co., et al v. Alliance Laundry Systems LLC, Robershaw Controls Co. Inc., Richard Czarniecki individually and d/b/a Hadley Coin Op Laundromat
Allegation: Negligence, property damage, and products liability: $4,186,353.38
Ace Fire and Water Restoration Inc. v. Stephen M. Bishop and Jacqueline G. Bishop
Allegation: Monies owed for services, labor, and materials: $38,569.50
Bozzuto’s Inc. v. Serios Inc. d/b/a Serios Market
Allegation: Monies owed for goods sold and delivered: $32,349.40
Gerard Provost v. Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Allegation: Negligence resulting in fall down stairs at McGuirk Stadium at UMass Amherst causing injury: $56,799.76
Hampden District Court
Barbara Bushey v. Wal-Mart Associates Inc.
Allegation: Violations of wage-and-hour laws, unpaid wages: $18,529.56
Westfield District Court
Ethan Senterfitt v. Salona America
Allegation: Breach of contract; monies owed for services rendered: $2,474.79