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
Wendy Leon v. Mount Holyoke Management Inc.
Allegation: Failure to maintain property, causing personal injury: $3,153.63
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
Lisa Diaugustino v. New Penn Motor Express Inc. and Michael Lacy
Allegation: Employment discrimination: $25,000
McLaughlin Paper Co. v. MassMutual Financial Group
Allegation: Breach of contract to service retirement plan: $150,000
HAMPSHIRE SUPERIOR COURT
Richard and Sarah Watling v. Vee Builders, LLC, Charles Valencik, Zachary Pruzynski, and Molly Thornton
Allegation: Richard Watling sustained an injury while working on the premises of a home under renovation: $105,000
NORTHAMPTON DISTRICT COURT
Geraldine Trueheart v. Big Y Foods Inc.
Allegation: Negligent maintenance of property, causing slip and fall: $15,129
Susanne Personette v. J.F. Conlon & Associates Inc. and Utica National Insurance Co.
Allegation: Consumer-protection violation and negligent misrepresentation regarding health insurance: $23,000
PALMER DISTRICT COURT
American Express Bank, FSB v. J & J Architectural Inc. and David A. Carter
Allegation: Breach of credit agreement: $13,059.90
SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Audrey Reed-Batiste v. Sturdy Home Improvement
Allegation: Negligent repairs, causing property damage and loss of income: $25,000
John S. Lane and Son Inc. v. Anderson Services Inc.
Allegation: Non-payment of goods sold and delivered: $9,230.85
Melody Hatten v. GMRI Inc. d/b/a Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
Allegation: Plaintiff purchased takeout soup, and the lids on the soup containers did not fit properly, causing second-degree burns: $24,999
Nathan Willemain v. F.L. Roberts and Co. Inc. and Richard Branch
Allegation: Branch, while in the scope of his employment, drove the vehicle of another client through the front of the Jiffy Lube store, causing serious injury to the plaintiff: $17,962.77
Nurses on Demand, LLC v. Wingate Healthcare Inc.
Allegation: Breach of contract and failure to pay for nursing services provided: $17,485.00
United Rentals Inc. v. Custom Copper and Slate, LTD
Allegation: Non-payment for rental agreement: $9,282.39