CHARLESTON – Williamson Memorial Hospital and Mingo Health Partners are facing a lawsuit over allegations they breached two agreements for medical supplies and IT services and owe more than $800,000.
Hospital Management Associates LLC (HMA), CHSPSC LLC and Physician Practice Support LLC filed a complaint in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia at Charleston against Williamson Memorial Hospital LLC and Mingo Health Partners LLC alleging breach of contract.
According to the complaint, HMA and Mingo Health are parties to a purchase agreement made on April 10, 2018, which Mingo acquired membership interests from Williamson Memorial. The agreement was for the purchase of surgical implants and other supplies in the amount of $200,000 to be paid in six installments, the suit states.
In connection with the agreement, Williamson and CHSPSC entered into an information technology transition services agreement with Williamson agreeing to pay $617,070.63 to CHSPSC for information services involving the hospital's transition, the suit states.
The plaintiffs claim Williamson has failed to pay under both agreements.
The plaintiffs seek damages, attorney's fees, costs and other just relief. They are represented by Thomas Hurney Jr. of The Jackson Kelly Law Firm PLLC in Charleston.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia at Charleston case number 2:19-CV-00706