Marilyn Keesecker, Bettrina Truitt and Lorelei Freshman v. Avon Hill Farms Inc. and Mervin E. Roderick II
PA-William J. Powell and Kathy M. Santa Barbara; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* The plaintiffs, who are shareholders, believe Roderick, manager and majority stockholder of Avon Hill, withheld financial information relating to Avon Hill's taxable income and losses. The women question the sale of real estate that total more than $1 million and checks written on the Avon Hills checking account totaling more than $733,000. The plaintiffs demand compensatory, treble and punitive damages.
Case number: 06-C-368
Mary Elizabeth Callar, individually and as administrator of the estate of Donna Callar, deceased v. Charles Robert Brewer and H.F. Properties Inc.
PA-J. Michael Cassell; J-Thomas Steptoe Jr.
* Mary Elizabeth Callar is the sister of the late Donna Callar. H.F. Properties is a corporation that was owned equally by Brewer and the late Callar. At the time of her sister's death, H.F. Properties had more than $8,000 in a bank account, with more than $2,000 being collected monthly from rental properties. In addition, Mary Elizabeth Callar claims Brewer owes $14,000 for boarding and training of horses. She also discovered her sister's debt of $90,000 was through investments made with H.F. She is seeking $14,000 plus unspecified damages, a full account of corporate assets, a constructive trust upon the real and personal property and that
Brewer be responsible for paying half of her sister's debt. NOTE: This case was settled and dismissed with prejudice on Aug. 15, 2007.
Case number: 06-C-372