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
Lori Saleem v. William W. Clark and William W. Clark Excavating
Allegation: Motor-vehicle negligence causing personal injury and property damage: $6,725
Juanita Soriano Taylor v. the Yankee Candle Co. Inc.
Allegation: Negligence causing personal injury: $25,000+
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
Ruthie Melendez v. Springfield Housing Authority
Allegation: Negligence causing personal injury: $5,575.67
Galveston Shrimp Co., LLC v. EP Floors Corp.
Allegation: Breach of contract, breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, breach of express warranty for goods: $87,500+
Michelle Raymond v. Sterling Realty Trust and Stewart B. Reed as trustee for Sterling Realty Trust
Allegation: Negligence; slip and fall causing personal injury: $38,233.90
Jean Sullivan v. the Stop and Shop Supermarket Co., LLC
Allegation: Negligence causing personal injury: $25,389.79
Gayle Lombardini, personal representative of the estate of Paul Lombardini Jr. v. Brian Paul Sutton, M.D.; David Peterson, M.D.; and Westfield Emergency Physicians, P.C.
Allegation: Medical malpractice: $25,000+
Jorge Colon Sr. and Betty Matos v. Fuel Services Inc.
Allegation: Trespass, nuisance, negligence, loss of use, property damage, personal injury, and loss of consortium resulting from wrongful delivery of heating oil that flooded basement and seeped into soil: $2,500
Lesley Sporbert and Paul Sporbert Jr. v. the Carson Center for Human Services Inc., Behavioral Health Network Inc., BHN the Carson Center, and Anne Benoit
Allegation: Negligence causing personal injury: $152,748.60
HAMPSHIRE SUPERIOR COURT
Bernadette Giblin v. J.F. White Contracting Co.; Schiavone Construction Co., LLC; White-Schiavone JV; Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc.; CME Associates Inc.; and Roadsafe Traffic Systems Inc.
Allegation: Negligence causing personal injury: $65,368.43+
Joann Cook and Carl Cook v. Balise Motor Sales Co. and Primary Source Insurance Agency Inc. d/b/a Federated Service Insurance
Allegation: Negligence causing personal injury and property damage: $46,643+
PALMER DISTRICT COURT
Progressive Universal Insurance Co. a/s/o Vincent N. Raleigh v. De Mase Trucking Co. Inc.
Allegation: Motor-vehicle negligence causing property damage: $16,117.30
WESTFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Peter Talbot v. Window World of Western Massachusetts Inc.
Allegation: Money owed for services provided as an employee: $4,995.21