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.
GREENFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Frederick and Helga Schmidt v. Shree Vinayak Inc.
Allegation: Negligence in property maintenance causing damage to neighbor’s roof: $50,000
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
Barbara Lane, as Administrator of I.U.O.E. Local 98 Health and Welfare, et al v. HD Westfield, MA Landlord, LLC, Home Depot USA, Inc, and RIV Construction Group Inc.
Allegation: RIV has failed to pay for work performed on a construction project: $250,108.07
Chicopee Concrete Services Inc. v. Lampasona Concrete Corporation, RIV Construction Group Inc., and HD Westfield, MA Landlord, LLC
Allegation: Failure to pay under the terms of a construction project: $597,892.14
D.A. Sullivan & Sons Inc. v. City of Springfield
Allegation: Breach of a construction contract: $364,260.33
Kenneth H. Stomski Sr. v. Tootsie Roll Industries Inc.
Allegation: Plaintiff was eating chocolate covered cherries manufactured by the plaintiff when he bit into rust particles causing injury to his teeth: $26,200
HAMPSHIRE SUPERIOR COURT
Darren D. Powell and Paul S. Bargreen v. CBR Realty Corporation and John Regish
Allegation: Plaintiff claims that the defendant improperly conducted a foreclosure sale and dispensed monies from that sale: $295,474.41
Moss Nutrition Products Inc. v. Everest Software Inc.
Allegation: Breach of contract and failure to perform software services: $91,662
NORTHAMPTON DISTRICT COURT
American Express Bank, FSB v. Firehaus Studio Inc. and Liza Cunningham
Allegation: Non-payment of judgment: $10,468.04
Land Air Express of New England Inc. v. Valley Marketing Inc.
Allegation: Non-payment of freight services: $45,405.17
PALMER DISTRICT COURT
Gerald F. Belanger v. Stephens and Michaels Associates Inc., and World’s Foremost Bank
Allegation: Violation of consumer protection and fair-debt-collection practices: $6,000
Western Mass Electric v. Pakam Warehouse Inc.
Allegation: Non-payment of utility services: $3,346.27
SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Bank of America, N.A. v. Thomas Daly Painting
Allegation: Non-payment on a small business loan agreement: $36,568.63
Comcast Spotlight Inc. v. Dick’s Beantown Comedy Vault
Allegation: Non-payment of advertising services rendered: $4,622.60
Comcast Spotlight Inc. v. Stingray Body Art
Allegation: Non-payment of advertising services rendered: $4,927.03
Plimpton & Hills Corporation v. Riverstone Plumbing & Heating
Allegation: Non-payment of goods sold and delivered: $15,917.95
Swenson Granite Company, LLC v. Maplescape Landscape, LLC
Allegation: Non-payment of goods sold and delivered: $4,529.41
WESTFIELD DISTRICT COURT
CMC Joist & Deck v. Package Industries Inc., U.S. Builders, and Ronald E. Schortmann
Allegation: Breach of construction contract for services, labor, and materials: $24,847
WWLP Broadcasting, LLC v. Aging at Home
Allegation: Non-payment of advertising services rendered: $14,180