New Lawsuits: Tuesday Jan. 3
Northland Insurance Company, State Farm Insurance Company v. Salton Inc.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.
J-Matoesian; PA-Robert Cockerham
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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.
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