MONROE – An Ouchita Parish business that supplies plumbing and utility products claims a California did not ship products the plaintiff paid for.
Chism Supply LLC filed a complaint on Jan. 12 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, Monroe Division against J-M Manufacturing Inc. alleging breach of contract and unfair trade practices.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff claims that as a result of defendant's alleged wrongful conduct, plaintiff suffered damages in the total amount of $156,334.60, plus other consequential and treble damages. The plaintiff holds J-M Manufacturing Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly retained plaintiff's advance payments and refused to ship the product that had been paid.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant for damages in the amount of $156,334.60, plus punitive and/or exemplary damages, costs of this litigation and all other just and equitable relief. It is represented by Johnny E. Dollar of Dollar Law Firm LLC in Monroe.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, Monroe Division Case number 3:17-cv-00037