Credit defaults

The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, for alleged defaults on credit card/loan accounts.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, c/o 1835 Market St., Philadelphia, filed the following actions: Mandi L. Reiss, 633 Mauch Chunk Rd., Palmerton, seeking $3,933.40; Craig M. Reiner, 2500 Wetzel Run Rd., Weatherly, seeking $4,523.01; Linda Saltz, 54 Foothill Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $2,060.31; Laurie L. Mele, 76 Porter Drive, Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,528.72; Maryanne Focht, 221 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, seeking $2,173.17; Julie M. Williams, 204 Coal St., Nesquehoning, seeking $1,141.72; Edward F. Bartosevich Jr., 337 Second St., Weatherly, seeking $8,852.96; and Anthony Schian, 51 W. Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, $1,152.48.

American Credit & Collection, Taylor, filed against John P. Bruno, 331 W. Mill St., Nesquehoning, seeking $3,606.69.

LVNV Funding, c/o 120 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed the following actions: Paula Wagner, 900 Bee Hollow Drive, Lehighton, seeking $3,412.91; Dawn Bills, 661 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, seeking $1,124.03; Stacey Misiano, 715 Leslie Run Rd., Weatherly, seeking $2,714.24; Kelly J. Halechko, 2851 Wetzel Run Drive, Weatherly, seeking $1,682.46; Mary Stevenson, 233 Mountain Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $2,723.91; Sean M. Maiden, 25 Berry Lane, Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,239.26; Nicole M. Louden, 70 Wild Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, seeking $877.52; Richard D. Beers, 205 Unionville Rd., Jim Thorpe, seeking $8,900.44; and Brian Tobin, 18 N. Lehigh Gorge Rd., Weatherly, seeking $1,451.29.

First Financial Investments, c/o 120 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed two actions as follows: James M. Tulanowski, 1081 N. Lehigh Gorge Rd., Weatherly, seeking $1,974.51; and Brooke Johnson, 209 W. High St., Nesquehoning, seeking $3,535.51.

FIA Card Services, c/o 120 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed against Jeffrey T. Hinkle, 22 Village Rd., Lehighton, seeking $9,967.15.

Advantage Assets II Inc., c/o 120 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed two actions as follows: Gary Knappenberger, 105 Pine St., Lehighton, seeking $2,269.72; and Deborah J. Flyte, 1479 Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, seeking $2,392.97.

American Express, c/o 120 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed the following actions: Amanda Kresge, 2515 Hahns Dairy Rd., Palmerton, seeking $1,449.38; Lennox Darrell, 1295 Reynolds Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $2,285.08; Barbara Smith, 1458 Deerview Drive, Jim Thorpe, seeking $48,462.77; and Brandace Christman, 3224 Fireline Rd., Palmerton, seeking $1,111.85.

CACH LLC, 4340 S. Monaco St., Denver, Colo., filed two actions as follows: David B. Miller, 330 Held St., Lehighton, seeking $5,281.86; and Dave Kovich, 220 W. Kline Ave., Lansford, seeking $2,993.77.

Midland Funding, c/o 120 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed three actions as follows: Heather Suzadail, 205 E. Kline Ave., Lansford, seeking $5,752.88; Gregory Bartek, 511 E. Ridge St., Lansford, seeking $3,449.75; and Peter Briddeman, 520 Center St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $5,778.22.

Equable Ascent Financial, c/o 120 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed against Michael Fairchild, 12 Spruce St., Lehighton, seeking $2,656.55.

Capital One Bank, 4851 Cox Rd., Glen Allen, Va., filed three actions as follows: Heather Neff, 186 N. Seventh St., Lehighton, seeking $1,880.14; Lisa Williams, 45 Second Ave., Lehighton, seeking $2,053.51; and Cathy A. Cairns, 84 Redwood Drive, Jim Thorpe, seeking $3,567.88.

Fortis Capital, c/o 1835 Market St., Philadelphia, filed against Roger Emery, 118 Gower Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $5,991.25.

Discover Bank, 6500 New Albany Rd., New Albany, Ohio, filed against George Fetch Jr., 80 Pal Circle, Lehighton, seeking $11,002.01.

Global Acceptance Credit Co., 5850 West 1-20, Arlington, Tex., filed against Adrian Rubin Sr., 700 Station St., Lehighton, seeking $4,203.68.

Mortgage foreclosures

The following actions were filed as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Gilaine and Gladys Nemours, 1433 SR534, aka, 2743 SR534, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $177,597.37 and continuing interest.

Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Craig W. and Donna M. Wellener Sr., 242 Held St., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $143,851.51 and continuing interest.

Susquehanna Bank, 3920 W. Tilghman St., Allentown, filed against Eric Holdings LLC, 701 W. Broad St., Bethlehem, over property at 744 Mauch Chunk Rd. and 748 Mauch Chunk Rd., Palmerton. Sought is $134.504.04 and continuing interest.

Midfirst Bank, 999 N.W. Grand Blvd., Oklahoma City, Okla., filed against Judith A. and Stephen J. Bukics, 390 Center St., Parryville, over property at that address. Sought is $151,875.38 and continuing interest.

HSBC Bank USA, c/o 1661 Worthington Rd., West Palm Beach, Fla., filed against Christine and Frank Atkinson, 247 Doney Run, Weatherly, over property at that address. Sought is $120,816.29 and continuing interest.

Insurance suit

Ronald Gilbert and Carol Withers, 120 Whispring Wood Drive, Palmerton, filed a civil action against Erie Insurance Group, 100 Erie Insurance Place, Erie.

The suit states on July 29, 2010, Gilbert was a pedestrian standing on a sidewalk of the Covered Bridge Road, Palmerton, when he was allegedly struck by a vehicle driven by Jody Lesher. Lesher's insurance carrier was the defendant, the suit states.

Negligence is alleged for the injuries sustained and detailed in the suit. Sought are damages in excess of the "compulsory arbitration limits" of the county court.

Bill owed

Aabbots Heating Oil, Box 1598, West Chester, filed an action against Richard Reed, 200 Bridge St., Weissport, alleging he owes a bill for services provided. Sought is $1,825.57.

Divorces started

Ellen R. Tappan, 140 S. Second St., Lehighton, filed against Timothy B. Tappan, 100 Beaver St., Lehighton. They were married Dec. 16, 1978.

Alessandra Fiouris, 82 Malvern St., Newark, N.J., filed against Nicholas Fiouris, 7685 Interchange Rd., Lehighton. They were married Jan. 3, 2009.

Jennifer Nenscel, 45 Anthony Lane, Palmerton, filed against Travis Nenscel, same address. They were married July 22, 1995.

Credit line default

The Sherwin-Williams Co., 4325 Easton Ave., Bethlehem, filed an action against MLT Painting and Home Improvement, and Michael T. Torrone, individually, of 425 57 Drive, Palmerton, alleging a default on a commercial credit line. Sought is $1,628.55 plus interest, costs and fees.