VOL. 111 | NO. 150 | Thursday, August 14, 1997
Enerserv Inc. vs. Entergy Integrated Solutions Inc., System & Service U.S.A. Inc. and American System & Service Inc. According to the suit, Enerserv entered into a contractual agreement with the defendants whereby introductions to potential customers would be made by the plaintiff on behalf of the defendants. In return, should a financial arrangement be completed, the plaintiff would receive a commission based on the introduction, according to the suit. The suit alleges that the defendants have entered into lucrative agreements with at least one customer through the introductions and continued efforts made by the plaintiff, but the defendants have refused to pay Enerserv the entire commission due. The plaintiff is alleging breach of contract and seeking $2 million plus interest, fees, expenses and costs. The attorney for the plaintiff is James W. Surprise.
Fred R. Feder vs. Wedco Technology Inc. A Shelby County man is suing a New Jersey company which has a facility in Grand Junction, Tenn. According to the suit, Feder, who is the former vice president of Wedco, executed an employment agreement with Wedco when it merged with its present parent company ICO in April 1996. The plaintiff alleges the agreement provided a termination clause whereby either party could terminate the employment relationship "for cause." Beginning in August 1996, Feder alleges he was excluded from strategy meetings, which he previously had attended. He alleges the company severely limited other duties and responsibilities for which he had been responsible. In a letter dated May 15, Feder alleges he gave notice of his intent to resign "for cause" and specified "in reasonable detail" how his duties and responsibilities had been reduced, which he alleges was in accord with his employment agreement. The plaintiff alleges that pursuant to the terms of the employment agreement, he is entitled to receive his full salary and all benefits either for the balance of the term of the agreement or for three years, whichever is longer. Feder also alleges the company took possession of his company car and terminated his health and hospital insurance coverage, in violation of the agreement. The plaintiff is alleging breach of contract and seeks enforcement of the terms of the agreement or damages for compensatory and consequential costs and expenses. Attorneys for the plaintiff are Bruce S. Kramer and Elaine Sheng.