EDWARDSVILLE – A financial firm is
suing over allegations of non-payment for three vehicles leased by the
Dakota Financial LLC filed the suit
April 15 in Madison County Circuit Court against James Doty.
On three separate occasions in 2013 and
2014, the plaintiff and defendant entered into a lease agreement for
three vehicles, according to the suit. Dakota Financial claims the defendant is in default for allegedly failing to make payments on the leases.
Pursuant to the leases, the plaintiff claims it
is entitled to money damages.
As a result, the plaintiff seeks total
payment on all three defaulted leases of $79,174, plus pre-judgment
interest at 18% per year, attorney fees, court costs and other relief
the court deems just. The plaintiff also requests the court to enter an
order compelling the defendant to surrender the vehicles.
The plaintiff is represented by Thomas
V. Askounis and C. Randall Woolley of Askounis & Darcy PC in
Madison County Circuit Court case