Kyle Barnett Aug. 8, 2014, 2:00pm


GRETNA – An electrical supply company is suing a subcontractor and contractor of a facility at Louis Armstrong International Airport for non-payment of goods they allegedly ordered and used.

Colonial Electric Supply Company filed suit against Quinco Electrical of Georgia Inc.,  Satterfield and Pontikes Construction Inc., Continental Casualty insurance Company and Safeco Insurance Company of America in the 24th Judicial District Court on July 3.

Colonial Electric Supply Company asserts that on Nov. 1, 2012 Satterfield and Pontikes Construction entered into a contract with the City of New Orleans to build a consolidated rental car facility at Louis Armstrong International Airport. The plaintiff contends it supplied the defendants with electrical supplies and other materials used in the construction in the amount of $97,594.30 on a credit contract. Colonial Electric Supply Company alleges that on April 28 it submitted a request a demand letter for full payment on the debt, but the defendants have failed to pay the sums owed.

A previous lawsuit was filed against contractor Satterfield & Pontikes for alleged non-payment to a subcontractor.

The defendant is accused of breach of contract.

Damages in the amount of $97,594.30, plus accrued interest of $14,090.09 plus 10 percent in attorney’s fees are sought by the plaintiff.

Colonial Electric Supply Company is represented by Mark C. Landry of Metairie-based Newman, Mathis, Brady & Spedale.

The case has been assigned to Division F Judge Michael P. Mentz.

Case no. 740-008.

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