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
Stephen Pinero v. 17 Sumner Avenue Associates Inc.
Allegation: Negligence in property maintenance causing injury: $2,335
GREENFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Denis Menard v. Rick Ward d/b/a Quality Builders
Allegation: Breach of contract for failure to construct a roof in a good and workmanlike manner: $20,630
Weslee Secard v. GE Capital Retail Bank
Allegation: Negligence in opening fraudulent charge account: $8,321.57
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
Clinton v. Carroll v. PAB Management Co., LLC and Hugo S. Bernal
Allegation: Breach of contract for property management: $75,000
Jordan Picot ppa Gabriella Diaz and Andres Picot v. Jennifer Lemelin and Giggle Gardens Inc.
Allegation: Jennifer Lemelin, while in the course of her employment, physically abused Jordan, causing serious physical and emotional harm: $75,740.30
Michael D. Goldberg and Mill Street Innovations Housing v. Morrill Stone Ring, Lauren Ring, Attorney David Farka, Attorney Alan Vanaria, and Gold & Vanaria, P.C.
Allegation: The defendants interfered with plaintiff’s existing contract with a reach and apply, causing contract to be terminated: $1.3 million
Theresa Perrault v. BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. and True Innovations Inc.
Allegation: Plaintiff attempted to sit in a display chair, and the seat of the chair tipped, causing injuries: $500,000
HAMPSHIRE SUPERIOR COURT
David Pinkham v. 11 South Gallery Workshop and Pamela Pieropan Adorro
Allegation: Plaintiff sustained personal injuries as a direct result of exposure to toxic fumes and exhaust from the use of ceramic kilns in his place of residence: $30,000+
SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Beacon Sales Co. v. Keith Hutchings d/b/a Old Harbor Homes, LLC
Allegation: Non-payment of goods sold and delivered: $4,030.07
Edna Tart v. Aqua-Matic Lawn Sprinkler & Irrigation Inc. and Steven McCombe
Allegation: Negligent operation of a motor vehicle: $7,795.15
Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. v. Ned G. Terault d/b/a NGT Carpentry
Allegation: Non-payment on workers’ compensation policy: $8,478.76