United Rentals Inc. sued RAM Holdings, which is controlled by Cerberus Capital Management, for $100 million, claiming RAM is trying to back out of a merger because the credit markets are in turmoil. Under the agreement, only URI can terminate the deal and collect the $100 million termination fee, URI claims in Delaware Chancery Court.
Wackenhut Corp. accuses the Service Employees International Union of racketeering by distributing false accusations against it, in West Palm Beach Federal Court.
The Upperroom Church of God and Christ sued K.C. O’Neil aka Lucious Williams, claiming he defrauded it of real property by falsely claiming to be a reverend; the church wants its deed back, in Kings County Court, Brooklyn.
The State of Texas accuses Angelina Mariano and Best Personal Care of running an assisted-living facility without a license, in Harris County Court.