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
Zenaida Rivera v. Wakefern Food Corp. d/b/a Shop Rite d/b/a Price Rite
Allegation: Negligence; slip and fall causing personal injury: $6,988
HAMPDEN DISTRICT COURT
Frank Scott v. Gregory Curtis and Good Brothers Business Inc.
Allegation: Motor-vehicle negligence causing personal injury: $24,000
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
Beverly Rigler, personal representative of the estate of Mildred Dombrowski v. 61 Cooper Street Operations, LLC d/b/a Heritage Hall West; Genesis Healthcare, LLC; Genesis HealthCare Inc.; Genesis HealthCare Corp.; and Victoria Peters, D.O.
Allegation: Wrongful death: $1,000,000+
Gary Lonczak v. Agilent Technologies Inc.
Allegation: Breach of employment contract: $100,000
Edward Ballis, M.D. v. Baystate Noble Hospital Corp., Baystate Health, and Barry Sarvet, M.D.
Allegation: Employment discrimination: $350,000+
Sara E. Martineau as personal representative of the estate of Laurie Jean Martineau-Gemelli v. Mary Norris, M.D.; Saba Kohkar, M.D.; and Holyoke Medical Center Inc.
Allegation: Medical malpractice, wrongful death: $32,595.36+
Hedge Hog Industries Corp. v. KDC Construction Inc.
Allegation: Breach of contract, negligence: $30,000
Michael McNierney v. John F. Phillips d/b/a Jobbers Auto Electric
Allegation: Negligence; dog bite causing personal injury: $86,962.27
Marcy Martin v. Yuri Cleaning Service, LLC
Allegation: Negligence; slip and fall causing personal injury: $165,000
HAMPSHIRE DISTRICT COURT
Peter Tear v. OCPS Inc.
Allegation: Negligence; slip and fall causing personal injury: $13,070
Jennifer Polins d/b/a the School for Contemporary Dance and Thought v. Chamisa Corp.
Allegation: Breach of commercial lease: $24,000
HAMPSHIRE SUPERIOR COURT
Luis A. Gomez v. Shield Packaging Co. Inc.
Allegation: Negligence causing personal injury: $1,000,000