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
Donna M. Billings v. Rick Greenfield, UC c/o Arin Realty Inc. and Walgreen Eastern Co. Inc.
Allegation: Negligence in property maintenance causing injury: $21,323.89
Faye Ainsworth and Charles Chandler v. Vermont Mutual Insurance Co. Inc., Servpro Industries Inc., et al
Allegation: Unfair insurance-claims practices, unfair business practices, theft of property, and damages to home: $1,440,000
GREENFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Matthew Boron v. Burt’s Bees Inc., the Clorox Co., and Target Stores Inc.
Allegation: Plaintiff purchased Burt’s Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Crème and sustained injury after using the product, which contained glass shards: $8,443.02
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
Acme Site Work Inc. v. Geeleher Enterprises Inc.
Allegation: Non-payment for services, labor, and materials provided: $112,239
Christine Greco v. Microtest Laboratories Inc.
Allegation: Plaintiff seeking damages for back pay: $27,592.80
Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co., as subrogee of Springfield Library and Museums Assoc. Inc. v. Western Mass Electric Co.
Allegation: Defendant negligently failed to maintain, inspect, and update the distribution lines to the Elijah Blake House, resulting in a fire: $353,534.19
SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Donna Jacobs v. the Stop & Shop Supermarket Co., LLC, and the TJX Companies Inc., d/b/a AJ Wright Stores
Allegation: Negligent maintenance of property causing injury: $7,105.94
WESTFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Midland Funding, LLC, as assignee of GE Money Bank/Toro Consumer v. Mario Landscaping
Allegation: Unpaid balance for monies loaned: $13,527.19