Carbon court news
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, filed a civil action against Catherine Elgonitis, 173 Chippewa Trail, Albrightsville, alleging she owes a bill for medical services provide. Sought is $8,136.50.
Sovereign Bank, 235 N. Second St., Harrisburg, filed an action, as a Confession of Judgment, against Russell Schoenberger, 437 White St., Weissport, alleging he defaulted on a loan. Sought is $227,864.02 plus interest, costs and fees.
The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, for alleged defaults on credit card/loan accounts.
Chase Bank USA, 200 White Clay Center Drive, Newark, Del., filed four actions as follows: Carl L. Bush, 707 Oak Grove Drive, Lehighton, seeking $7,056.99; Edward L. Kanick, 330 E. Holland St., Summit Hill, seeking $17,480.05; Teresa E. Alfonso, 219 Panther Run Rd., Jim Thorpe, seeking $4,240.68; and Carl F. Krause, 77 Deer View Drive, Jim Thorpe, seeking $12,450.68.
LVNV Funding, c/o 120 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton, filed four actions as follows: Albert Roe, 20 Rueben Circle, Apt. 20, Palmerton, seeking $1,034.74; Karrie Williams, 95 Wagner St., Lehighton, seeking $5,588.60; Donald Dasilva, 1376 Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, seeking $7,425.21; and Theresa Seliga, 422 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,109.24.
Portfolio Recovery Associates, 140 Corporate Blvd., Norfolk Va., filed two actions as follows: John H. Reedy, 247 Berger Creek Rd., Lehighton, seeking $2,654.47; and Timothy J. Smith, 115 Teaberry Circle, Apt. 2, Lehighton, seeking $1,971.42.
Target National Bank, c/o 1835 Market St., Philadelphia, filed two actions as follows: Diane Fenstermaker, 108 Woods Drive, Palmerton, seeking $3,719.65; and Yelena Hatefi, 650 Patten Circle, Albrightsville, seeking $2,929.57.
Arrown Financial Services, c/o 1835 Market St., Philadelphia, filed against Daniel Fallon, 213 W. Ridge St., Lansford, seeking $1,455.
Citibank (South Dakota), 701 E. 60th St. N, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed against Eric M. Warner, 740 Station St., Lehighton, seeking $9,426.87.
Floyd Hoffman, 190 Deeker Lane, Weatherly, filed a civil action against Attorney Franklin E. Kepner Jr. and the law firm of Kepner, Kepner and Cobra, 120 W. Front St., Berwick, seeking damages.
The suit states that the plaintiff paid the law firm $95,000 to represent him if criminal charges were filed against him in Luzerne County court. He also gave the firm $25,000 for escrow for bail if arrested, the suit claims.
The suit states the plaintiff was never charged and the $25,000 was returned. The suit alleges the plaintiff requested a bill for services but did not get one and then asked again for a bill through his new legal counsel, but was told by the defendant that he had never hired the firm.
Alleged if breach of contract and unjust enrichment and sought is damages of $95,100 plus interest, costs and fees.