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
Brenda Cruz v. Carrington Property Services and Frank and Priscilla Schissel
Allegation: Negligent property maintenance causing slip and fall: $4,478
FRANKLIN SUPERIOR COURT
Melissa C. Hubert v. Starbucks Corp. d/b/a Starbucks Coffee Co.
Allegation: Plaintiff ingested broken pieces of a thermometer which had been blended into her drink, causing significant personal injury: $4,728.30
GREENFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Federated Mutual Insurance Co. v. Green River Circle Sales Inc., f/k/a Green River Holding Co. Inc.
Allegation: Money due for insurance services: $8,250
HAMPDEN SUPERIOR COURT
Direct Energy Business Marketing, LLC assignee of Hess Corp. v. DLP Hospitality, LLC d/b/a Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
Allegation: Unpaid bills for delivery of natural gas: $28,071.64
Unifirst Corp. v. Avax Technologies Inc.
Allegation: Non-payment of goods and services and breach of contract: $56,200.68
PALMER DISTRICT COURT
American Express Bank, FSB v. Fresh Cuts by Toni Inc. and Toni Marcus
Allegation: Failure to pay money due: $5,145.77
Adelino Francisco v. Oak Tree Inn Inc.
Allegation: Negligent maintenance of property, causing trip and fall: $35,000+
SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT COURT
Jany Lopez, as parent and guardian of minor, Hansel Lopez v. Walmart Stores East, L.P
Allegation: Minor was in a Walmart store when a ball rack fell, striking the minor on the forehead, causing injury: $7,500