PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia uniform service and supply company alleges a contract was terminated before it expired and is seeking an order compelling arbitration.
Domestic Linen Supply Co. Inc. filed a complaint on Aug. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Foulke Management Corp. alleging breach of contract.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it entered into three contracts with the defendant in 2010 to provide uniforms to the defendant's three automobile dealerships. The suit states that contract was terminated by the defendant's attorney in August 2013 and then a suit was filed in New Jersey by the defendant.
The suit states the plaintiff filed a demand for arbitration in March 2014, then the Camden Vicinage of the Superior Court of New Jersey enjoined the plaintiff from proceeding with arbitration in August 2014. The case was later remanded to a trial court, the suit states.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendant, $176,829.64 in principal damages, and requests an order compelling arbitration. It is represented by Lloyd S. Markind and Joseph D. DiGuglielmo of Burton Neil & Associates PC in West Chester.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania case number 2:17-cv-03448-MSG