Property Owner – Breach of Contract Dispute
Represented a property owner on claims arising out of a breach of lease and supply agreement. The client leased property to a tenant for the purpose of operating a gas station on the property. The lease prohibited the tenant from subleasing without landlord consent. The lease also contained provisions requiring the tenant to buy petroleum products from the owner. The tenant violated the terms of the lease and supply agreement when it allowed a sub-tenant to occupy the premises and purchased petroleum products from another party. Herrick moved for and was granted summary judgment on the claim for breach of the lease agreement. The remaining claims were thereafter settled.