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
Hikaru Taketani, father and next friend of Kazuki Takeni, a minor v. Northfield Mount Hermon School
Allegation: Breach of educational services and wrongful expulsion: $10,000+
Roy Varney v. General Motors, LLC
Allegation: Product liability, breach of express and implied warranties. Vehicle airbags did not deploy causing serious injury and permanent injury: $25,000+
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
B.S.C. Realty Inc. v. Baystate Gas Co. d/b/a Columbia Gas of MA
Allegation: Explosion caused by negligent puncture of an underground pipe at 91 Taylor St.: $500,000
Frances Jacques v. Suburban Propane Gas Co. d/b/a Punderson Oil Co.
Allegation: Negligence in fuel-oil delivery causing release into basement of home: $175,000
Gordon L. Goldsmith Jr. v. Axiom Capital, LLC
Allegation: Breach of contract and non-payment of promissory note: $100,017.59
Plumbing and Heating Supply Inc. a/k/a Langone Pipeline and Utility Contractors v. Carlysle Engineering Inc.
Allegation: Negligence and failure to follow required job specs causing damage: $31,697.25
TerraSmart, LLC v. Sunpin Solar, LLC and Deming Family Nominee Trust
Allegation: Failure to pay under the terms of a construction contract: $196,463.05
SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Astro Chemicals Inc. v. Lansal Inc.
Allegation: Non-payment of goods sold and delivered: $3,798.16
Lisa Johnson v. M-Scribe Technologies Inc.
Allegation: Failure to pay wages: $3,500+
Marlent Johnson v. A.T.C. Home Improvement and Kenton Johnson
Allegation: Confirmation of an award set by arbitrator: $7,824.72
Olivia Weson v. Briarwood Three, LLC, Madison Square Realty Management, Clark HVAC, Union Mutual of Vermont
Allegation: Negligence and breach of duty to maintain property causing carbon-monoxide poisoning: $13,560.77
Robert Billings III v. New Castle Building Products Inc.
Allegation: Failure to pay overtime: $5,633.56
Warren Slates v. Hulmes Transportation
Allegation: Negligence in operation and failure to attach restraints: $5,000
WMECO v. Associated Building Wreckers Inc.
Allegation: While digging with heavy equipment, Defendant struck plaintiff’s electrical facilities: $12,248.02
WESTFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Mount Tom Box Co. v. Renz America Co. Inc.
Allegation: Non-payment of goods sold and delivered: $19,520.94