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Court Case Record KENNETH S. CERNAK & another vs. CITY OF EASTHAMPTON PLANNING BOARD & others 2011-J-0314 UID(ea4c)


KENNETH S. CERNAK & another vs. CITY OF EASTHAMPTON PLANNING BOARD & others Court Case Record

Court Case Number: 2011-J-0314


 
Case Number2011-J-0314
Case TitleKENNETH S. CERNAK & another vs. CITY OF EASTHAMPTON PLANNING BOARD & others
Case TypeCivil
StateMassachusetts, MA
CountyHampshire
CourtHampshire Superior Court
Court Address
Phone
Field Date07/20/2011
Close Date08/12/2011

Parties

CounselNameType
Mark A Tanner, EsquireKenneth S. CernakPlaintiff/Respondent
Mark A Tanner, EsquireCernak Buick, Inc.Plaintiff/Respondent
John H. Fitz-Gibbon, EsquireCity of Easthampton Planning BoardDefendant
Dennis CourtneyDefendant
Courtney Easthampton, LLCDefendant
Marshall D. Senterfitt, EsquireStop & Shop Supermarket, Co., LLDefendant/Petitioner
DOCKET ENTRIES
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
07/20/2011 #1 Petition pursuant to M.G.L. c. 231, § 118 with attachments, filed by Stop & Shop Supermarket, Co., LLC.
07/20/2011 #2 RE#1: Action on the within is stayed pending trial court action on motion for reconsideration. Status report to be filed on or before 8/22/11. *Notice/Attest.
08/09/2011 #3 Status report, filed by Stop & Shop Supermarket, Co., LLC.
08/11/2011 #4 Record Appendix Volume II (motion papers concerning petitioner's motion for reconsideration) filed by Stop & Shop Supermarket, Co., LLC.
08/12/2011 ORDER: Defendant Stop & Shop seeks interlocutory relief, pursuant to G.L. c. 231, § 118, first par., from a Superior Court order allowing the plaintiffs' motion to amend their complaint. After review, I find that the defendant has not sufficiently demonstrated any error in the motion judge's conclusion that the allowance of the plaintiffs' motion for reconsideration of summary judgment suspended the finality of that judgment and thus did not bar the plaintiffs from subsequently filing a motion to amend. Nor do I find that the judge otherwise abused his broad discretion in allowing the motion. See Cappuccino v. Zoning Bd. of Appeals of Spencer, 398 Mass. 304, 314 (1986). The petition is therefore denied (Rubin, J.). Notice/attest/Kinder, J. footnotes (1) Cernak Buick, Inc. (2) Dennis Courtney as trustee of the Margaret H. Courtney Family Trust; Courtney Easthampton, LLC; and the Stop & Shop Supermarket Co,, LLC.