A local hotel wants church Group that rented a big block of rooms to pay for damage when a sprinkler malfunctioned because a customer allegedly put a t-shirt over it, while two companies battle over a non-compete clause.
A building owner wants money back from a renovation job it says was poorly done, and a local community bank wants $30,000 from a loan it made lent to a small business. Plus, an engineering firm wants $40,000 for work it says it performed and wasn’t paid for from a big developer.
This week overzealous debt collectors get hit with complaints, while a host of businesses try to collect past-due bills and a dance instructor upsets her former studio by trying to divert young dancers to another studio.
This is the first story in our new legal roundup data section. We’ll soon give it a snappy new name. The data provides an incredible glimpse behind the scenes on what businesses are doing in circuit courts. But be warned, there are a ton of
“trip and fall” lawsuits. Some interesting cases this week: a printer wants $20,000 from a magazine publisher it says didn’t pay for copies, according to the lawsuit. Also this week, a hardware supplier wants more than $20,000 from a builder it says didn’t pay.