Leasing company sues Alton dentist

Andrea Dearden Jan. 21, 2011, 7:58am

A leasing company claims an Alton dentist owes more than $56,000 in medical equipment rental fees.

Colonial Pacific Leasing Corporation filed a lawsuit against Dr. Christopher M. Carrow Jan. 14 in Madison County Circuit Court.

Colonial Pacific claims the dentist has failed to pay a lease on his office building and the equipment used there.

Colonial Pacific says Dr. Carrow signed a lease in August 2005 and a second a few months later. The agreement provided the dentist with medical equipment for his practice in exchange for monthly payments of $2,100.

According to the complaint, the Alton dentist stopped paying the monthly rental fees despite owing more than $56,270 on the lease. Colonial Pacific says Dr. Carrow has refused its demands for immediate payment.

The company is asking Dr. Carrow be ordered to pay the remaining $56,270 owed along with court costs and attorney fees.

Attorneys Alex Darcy and Lawrence C. Wechsler of Chicago are representing Colonial Pacific Leasing Corporation.

Madison County Circuit Court Case No. 11-L-30

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