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ARTICLE ID 182609

$________ COMBINED DEFAULT JUDGMENT - CONTRACT - BREACH OF CONTRACT - DEBT COLLECTION - ELECTRIC COMPANY SUES CO- OP GROCERY STORES FOR ON ELECTRIC BILLS.

New York County, NY

This breach of contract matter encompasses five separate actions taken by the plaintiff company for failure to pay bills owed and interest. The defendant entities were all subsidiaries of the JGS Corporation, a cooperative that supports independently-owned retail outlets. The plaintiff filed identical motions in each case for summary judgment.

The evidence produced at each trial revealed that the defendants were all customers of the plaintiff electric company which provided electricity for their Key Food Supermarket stores from May ________ for defendant JGS Mahopac; June ________ for JGS Highland; May ________ for JGS Pleasant; May ________ for JGS Beacon and from May ________ for JGS Cornwall. The Pleasant Valley store closed in December ________.

The plaintiff brought suit for breach of contract against the defendant entities to recover unpaid utility bills plus 10% interest stipulated in the contracts. The requested sums for just unpaid invoices were as follows: $________ for JGS Mahopac; $59.________ for JGS Highland; $________ for JGS Pleasant; $________ for JGS Beacon and $________ for JGS Beacon.

The plaintiff’s filed motions for summary judgment were granted in each case. The plaintiff recovered $________, including $________ in prejudgment interest and $________ in attorney’s fees and court costs from JGS Mahopac; $________, including $________ in prejudgment interest and $________ in attorney’s fees and court costs from JGS Highland; $________, including $________ in prejudgment interest and $________ in attorney’s fees and court costs from JGS Pleasant; $________, including $________ in prejudgment interest and $________ in attorney’s fees and court costs from JGS Beacon; and $________, including $________ in prejudgment interest and $________ in attorney’s fees and court costs from JGS Cornwall.

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