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.
CHICOPEE DISTRICT COURT
Emmanuel Pena v. Fitness Associates Inc.
Allegation: Negligent maintenance and deficient inspection of equipment causing injury: $1,500+
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
Kurt Bricault v. Brian Sarisley Construction
Allegation: Failure to perform construction job pursuant to a written contract: $40,000
Ricky Shink v. Gigi Inc. d/b/a Shakago
Allegation: Negligence in ability to keep patrons safe and employees failure to act when plaintiff was stabbed by another patron: $275,558.34
St. John’s Congregational Church v. PAR Church Builders Inc. and Aaron Burgess
Allegation: Breach of construction contract for services, labor, and materials in the design and construction of a new church: $25,000+
HAMPSHIRE SUPERIOR COURT
Arabella Mutual Insurance Co., as subrogee of Davyn McGuire and Rebecca White v. Traditional Painting Co.
Allegation: Negligent disposal of cigarettes by employees causing fire and loss of home: $1,041,069.54
Direct Capital, LLC v. First Transportation and Repairs, LLC
Allegation: Breach of master equipment finance agreement: $42,618.46
PALMER DISTRICT COURT
Computer Optimization Specialists Inc. d/b/a Post Computer v. Visual Changes Inc. and Mark Maruka
Allegation: Non-payment for goods and services rendered: $10,105.13
SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Reallinx Inc. v. Spoleto Management Group Inc.
Allegation: Breach of contract for services rendered: $3,855.96
WESTFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Ruth Dickinson-Burquist v. Ronald Albee Contracting
Allegation: Breach of home-remodeling contract: $10,000
Jonathan Tooker v. C&M Builders and Real Estate, LLC
Allegation: Breach of contract: $3,034