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
Dwayne St. Marie v. Michael Nelson d/b/a Franklin County Pumpkin Fest
Allegation: Negligence, trespass to land, and nuisance causing personal injury: $1,261,201.54
Mutual Casualty Co. d/b/a Quality Inn, et al v. Western Mass. Electric Co. and Hanna Electric Inc.
Allegation: Breach of contract and negligence in the installation of a heater/AC unit causing fire: $200,000
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
Diane Hebert v. Brinker Restaurant Corp. d/b/a Chili’s Restaurant and Baystate Medical Center
Allegation: Service of food not fit for consumption causing illness and resulting in serious infection while at Baystate Medical Center: $100,000+
Ryder Transportation Services v. Bucklin Office Furniture, LLC, f/k/a D.D. Bucklin Inc.
Allegation: Breach of contract: $57,731.51
HOLYOKE DISTRICT COURT
ValuMail Inc. v. J.D. Wal Inc. d/b/a Dino’s Pizza Restaurant
Allegation: Non-payment of advertising services rendered: $3,983.64
SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Lydia Rucks-Smith, a minor, by and through her mother, Olivia Watter v. Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services
Allegation: Negligence causing injury: $24,000
Monson Companies Inc. v. Lansal Inc. d/b/a Hot Mama’s Foods
Allegation: Non-payment of goods sold and delivered: $7,998.70
Springfield Plumbing Supply Co. v. Adriano Punis d/b/a Associated Plumbing and Heating
Allegation: Non-payment of goods sold and delivered: $18,083.73
U.S. Foods Inc. v. 4 Our Fathers, LLC d/b/a The Islander and Joseph Dunn II
Allegation: Non-payment of goods sold and delivered: $9,707.12