New Lawsuits: Tuesday Jan. 3

Steve Gonzalez Jan. 4, 2006, 5:07am

Northland Insurance Company, State Farm Insurance Company v. Salton Inc.
J-Matoesian; PA-Robert Cockerham

  • The insurance companies allege that a timer manufactured by Salton was defective causing a house fire at one of their clients home in Wood River on Jan. 12, 2004. State Farm is seeking $25,000 in damages for payments made and Northland is seeking $61,761.18.
    06 L 1

    Lanter Company v. Macheca Transport Company Inc., d/b/a Gateway Cold Storage
    J-Weber; PA-Ted Perryman
  • Lanter claims that Gateway was storing food products as Lanter's bailee on Nov. 18, 2001, when the products became damaged due to exposure to anhydrous ammonia. Lanter is seeking a judgment for an amount in excess of $104,949.86, plus costs of the suit.
    06 L 2

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