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Johnson Controls Sued For Alleged Breach of Contract


October 22, 2021, Eastern District of New York –  Trustee Andrew M. Thaler of the bankruptcy estate of Potenza Electrical Corp (Potenza) brings an adversary proceeding against Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) for alleged “breach of contract” and “quantum meruit”.

Through its complaint, the Trustee seeks to collect certain sums in the neighborhood of $600k ” owed by JCI” to the estate for the work allegedly performed by Potenza before the Potenza’s filing under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. 

As stated in the complaint, Potenza was a sub-contractor performing electrical work. The Trustee alleges that JCI breached a sub-contract with Potenza for Hudson Yards Project by allegedly failing to pay the amount due and owing for labor and material furnished under the agreement.