PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania business is suing Leeward Construction, Inc. and Fidelity & Deposit Company of Maryland, a corporation based in New Jersey, citing alleged breach of contract.
Equipment Corporation of America filed a complaint on Nov. 21 in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County against the defendants, alleging that they failed to pay monies owed to the plaintiff.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that Equipment Corporation of America suffered monetary damages to its business. The plaintiff holds Leeward Construction, Inc. and Fidelity & Deposit Company of Maryland responsible because the defendants allegedly breached a lease agreement with the plaintiff by failing and refusing to pay the outstanding amounts due for equipment that was leased for a flood-protection project by Leeward, with Fidelity in the role of surety.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in the amount of $85,396.01 plus interest and court costs. It is represented by Danny P. Cerrone Jr. of Clark Hill PLC in Pittsburgh.
Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County number GD-16-022399