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WESTCHESTER FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY v. OMEGA SERVICE MAINTENANCE CORPORATION et al

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Case Number: 
3:14-cv-06406 Search Pacer
ACE Group party(s): 
Court Type: 
Federal
US District Court: 
District of New Jersey
Date Filed: 
Oct 16 2014

Plaintiff, Westchester Fire Insurance Company, by and through its attorneys, McElroy,
Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP, as and for its complaint against Defendants, Omega
Service Maintenance Corp., JHJ Enterprise, LLC, Taylor Mechanical Corp., Robert Stapleton,
Jorge E. Taylor, Carol Taylor, and Jorge B. Taylor alleges as follows:

JURISDICTION AND VENUE
1. This Court has subject matter jurisdiction over this action pursuant to 28 U.S.C.
§ 1332(a)(1) because the matter in controversy exceeds $75,000.00, exclusive of interest and
costs, and the parties are citizens of different states.
2. Venue is proper in this judicial district pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1391 because a
substantial portion of the events giving rise to the claim occurred in the District of New Jersey
and Defendants are subject to personal jurisdiction in this District.
PARTIES
3. Westchester Fire Insurance Company ("Westchester") is a company organized
and existing under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with its principal place of
business at 436 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106.
4. Upon information and belief, Omega Service Maintenance Corp. ("Omega") is a
corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of New York, and has its principal
place of business at 11 Evergreen Avenue, Neptune City, New Jersey 07753.
5. Upon information and belief, JHJ Enterprise, LLC ("JHJ") is a limited liability
company organized and existing under the laws of the State of New Jersey, and has its principal
place of business at 11 Evergreen Avenue, Neptune City, New Jersey 07753.
6. Upon information and belief, Taylor Mechanical Corp. ("TMC") is a limited
liability company organized and existing under the laws of the State of New York, and has its
principal place of business at 601 Bangs Avenue, Suite 506E, Asbury Park, New Jersey 07712.
7. Upon information and belief, Robert Stapleton is an individual residing at Route
23-A-11177, Lexington, New York 12452.
8. Upon information and belief, Jorge E. Taylor is an individual residing at 75
Nancy Lane, Staten Island, NY 10307.
9. Upon information and belief, Carol Taylor is an individual residing at 75 Nancy
Lane, Staten Island, NY 10307.
10. Upon information and belief, Jorge B. Taylor is an individual residing at 7 Old
Cider Mill Road, Manalapan, New Jersey 07726.

GENERAL ALLEGATIONS
I. The Indemnity Agreement
11. Omega, JHJ, and TMC were at all relevant times engaged in the construction
contracting business in connection with certain construction projects.
12. In connection with certain of their construction contracts, Omega, JHJ, and TMC
were required to provide construction surety bonds.
13. On or about May 1, 2006, in consideration for and in order to induce Westchester,
as surety, to issue surety bonds on behalf of Omega, JHJ and TMC, as principals, Omega, JHJ,
TMC, Robert Stapleton, Jorge E. Taylor, Carol Taylor, and Jorge B. Taylor, (collectively, the
"Indemnitors"), executed and delivered an Agreement of Indemnity (the "Indemnity
Agreement") in favor of Westchester, as indemnitee.
14. A true and accurate copy of the Indemnity Agreement is attached hereto as
Exhibit 1.
15. Pursuant to the Third Paragraph of the Indemnity Agreement, the Indemnitors
agreed, jointly and severally, to:
. . . hold harmless, indemnify [,] and keep indemnified
[Westchester] from and against any and all claims, demands, and
liability for losses, costs and expenses of whatsoever kind or
nature, including but not limited to court costs, counsel fees, costs
of investigation, consultant fees, accountant fees, engineer or
construction management fees, together with interest thereon at the
maximum rate allowed by law, which [Westchester] may sustain or
incur by reason of or in consequence of the:
A. Execution or procurement of the execution of [Bonds];
B. Failure by [the Indemnitors] to perform or comply with any of
the covenants or conditions of this agreement.
C. Any event of [d]efault herein;
D. Enforcement of any covenant of this [agreement];
E. Performance of any investigation, attempt or attainment of any
release in connection with any [Bonds];
F. Prosecution or defense of any action or claim in connection with
any [Bonds], whether [Westchester], at its own discretion, elects to
employ counsel of its own selection or permits or requires [the
Indemnitors] to make arrangements for [Westchester]'s legal
representation; and
G. Attempt to recover losses or expenses paid or incurred in
connection with this [agreement], [contract] and/or Bonds.
Ex. 1, Third Paragraph.
16. By letter dated May 2, 2014, WFIC declared the Indemnitors in default of their
joint and several obligations under the Indemnity Agreement (the "Default Letter"). A true and
accurate copy of the Default Letter, together with the exhibits to the Default Letter, is attached
hereto as Exhibit 2.
17. Pursuant to the Fourth Paragraph of the Indemnity Agreement, the Indemnitors
agreed to:
. . . deposit with [Westchester], immediately upon demand, a sum
of money equal to such reserve and any increase thereof as
collateral security to [Westchester] for liability or loss.
[Westchester] shall have the right to use such deposit, or any part
thereof, in payment or settlement of any liability, loss or expense
for which [the Indemnitors] would be obligated to indemnify
[Westchester] under the terms of [the agreement].
Ex. 1, Fourth Paragraph.
18. Pursuant to the Eighth Paragraph of the Indemnity Agreement, the Indemnitors
agreed to assign, transfer and convey to Westchester, among other things, "all monies due or to
become due to" Omega, JHJ or TMC, and, without limitation, "all rights of [Omega, JHJ or
TMC], in or arising in any manner out of" all contracts bonded by Westchester, or bonds issued
by Westchester. Ex. 1, Eighth Paragraph.
19. Pursuant to the Fifteenth Paragraph of the Indemnity Agreement, the Indemnitors
jointly and severally agreed to:
. . . furnish [Westchester] such information as it may request from
time to time concerning the financial condition of [the
Indemnitors], the status of work under any [contracts], and or the
payment of obligations in connection therewith.
Ex. 1, Fifteenth Paragraph.
20. The Sixteenth Paragraph of the Indemnity Agreement further provides that the
Indemnitors, jointly and severally, agreed that:
At any time during [the agreement] and until such time as the
liability of [Westchester] under all Bonds is terminated and
[Westchester] is fully reimbursed all amounts due under [the
agreement Westchester] shall have the right to access books,
records, accounts, documents, computer software, and other
computer stored information of [the Indemnitors], wherever
located, for the purpose of inspection, copying or reproduction.
Any financial institution, depository, warehouse, supply house, or
other person, firm, or corporation, when requested by
[Westchester], is hereby authorized and required to furnish
[Westchester] any and all information requested[.]
Ex. 1, Sixteenth Paragraph.
II. Bonds Issued on behalf of Omega Service Maintenance Corp.
A. The NYC DEP Contract, the NYC DEP Project and the NYC DEP Bond
21. Omega entered into a contract with the City of New York (the "City"), whereby
Omega agreed to perform construction and construction related services (the "NYC DEP
Contract"), on a project known as "New York South Region HVAC" (the "NYC DEP Project").
22. Following the Indmemni tors' execution of the Indemnity Agreement,
Westchester, as surety, issued a performance bond and a payment bond, both bearing bond no.
K08219503 (collectively, the "NYC DEP Bond"), on behalf of Omega, as principal, in favor of
the City, as obligee, in connection with the NYC DEP Contract and the NYC DEP Project.
23. Among other claims against bonds issued on behalf of Omega, the following is a
list of claims, and, to date, known payables of Omega, in connection with the NYC DEP Bond
and the NYC DEP Contract:
Name of Claimant/Creditor
Excelsior Blower
Trane
American Industrial
URS Corp.
Platinum Electric
Sound Environmental
Associates, LLC
TOTAL:
Amount Allegedly Due
Claimant/Creditor
$61,396.00
$73,045.28
$9,000.00
$15,200.00
$20,686.90
$4,500.00
$183,828.18
24. In addition, by letter from the NYC DEP to Omega dated August 11, 2014, the
NYC DEP stated, among other things, that "Omega is in default of its obligation under the [NYC
DEP] Contract" (the "DEP/Omega Default Letter"). A true and accurate copy of the
DEP/Omega Default Letter is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.
25. By letter from the NYC DEP to Westchester dated August 11, 2014, the NYC
DEP, among other things, made "formal demand . . . that Westchester [ ] perform its obligations
under [the NYC DEP Bond] and complete the Work . . . pursuant to the [NYC DEP] Contract"
(the "DEP Performance Bond Demand Letter"). A true and accurate copy of the DEP
Performance Bond Demand Letter is attached hereto as Exhibit 4.
B. The DASNY Contract, the DASNY Project and the DASNY Bond
26. Omega entered into a contract with the Dormitory Authority of New York
("DASNY"), whereby Omega agreed to perform construction and construction related services
(the "DASNY Contract"), on a project known as "DASNY Asbestos Abatement" (the "DASNY
Project").
27. Following the Indemnitors' execution of the Indemnity Agreement, Westchester,
as surety, issued a performance bond and a payment bond, both bearing bond no. K08219539
(collectively, the "DASNY Bond"), on behalf of Omega, as principal, in favor of the City, as
obligee, in connection with the DASNY Contract and the DASNY Project.
28. Among other claims against bonds issued on behalf of Omega, the following is a
list of claims, and, to date, known payables of Omega, in connection with the DASNY Bond and
the DASNY Contract:
Name of Claimant/Creditor
Dan Yant Inc.
Honeywell
TOTAL:
Amount Allegedly Due
Claimant/Creditor
$31,580.00
$31,661.00
$63,241.00
C. The Byrne Contract, the Byrne Project and the Byrne Bond
29. Omega entered into a contract with the United States of America General Services
Administration (the "Byrne Obligee"), whereby Omega agreed to perform construction and
construction related services (the "Byrne Contract") on a project known as the "James Byrne
Courthouse" (the "Byrne Project").
30. Following the Indemnitors' execution of the Indemnity Agreement, Westchester,
as surety, issued a performance bond and a payment bond, both bearing bond no. K0821976A
(collectively, the "Byrne Bond"), on behalf of Omega, as principal, in favor of the Byrne
Obligee, as obligee, in connection with the Byrne Contract and the Byrne Project.
31. Among other claims against bonds issued on behalf of Omega, the following is a
list of claims, and, to date, known payables of Omega, in connection with the Byrne Bond and
the Byrne Contract:
Name of Claimant/Creditor
CW Electrical
TOTAL:
Amount Allegedly Due
Claimant/Creditor
$500.00
$500.00
D. The Wildlife Contract, the Wildlife Project and the Wildlife Bond
32. Omega entered into a contract with the United States of America Fish and
Wildlife Service (the "Wildlife Obligee"), whereby Omega agreed to perform construction and
construction related services (the "Wildlife Contract") on a project known as the "Great Swamp
National Wildlife Refuge" (the "Wildlife Project").
33. Following the Indemnitors' execution of the Indemnity Agreement, Westchester,
as surety, issued a performance bond and a payment bond, both bearing bond no. K08219722
(collectively, the "Wildlife Bond"), on behalf of Omega, as principal, in favor of the Wildlife
Refuge Project Obligee, as obligee, in connection with the Wildlife Refuge Contract and the
Wildlife Refuge Project.
34. Among other claims against bonds issued on behalf of Omega, the following is a
list of claims, and, to date, known payables of Omega, in connection with the Wildlife Contract
and the Wildlife Bond:
Name of Claimant/Creditor
Liebert
TOTAL:
Amount Allegedly Due
Claimant/Creditor
$18,754.16
$18,754.16
E. The Dan Yant Lien, the Lien Discharge Bond and the Lien Bond Action
35. Following the Indemnitors' execution of the Indemnity Agreement, Dan Yant,
Inc., filed a Mechanic's Lien, for the sum of $46,319.86, in the offices of the NYC DEP and the
New York City Department of Finance, against monies due or to become due Omega, pursuant
to, among other things, Omega's alleged failure to make payment due Dan Yant, Inc, on the
project commonly referred to as the Owl's Head project (the "Dan Yant Lien").
36. In connection with the Dan Yant Lien, Westchester, as surety, issued a Lien
Discharge Bond, bearing bond number K08219710, on behalf of Omega, as principal (the "Lien
Discharge Bond"), in the sum of $50,951.85.
37. Upon information and belief, the Dan Yant Lien and claim by Dan Yant, Inc.,
against the Lien Discharge Bond, is the subject of litigation pending in the Supreme Court of the
State of New York, Kings County, captioned Dan Yant, Inc. v. Omega Service Maintenance
Corp., et al., Index No. 23803/2011 (the "Lien Bond Action").
F. Loss, Expense and Exposure under the Omega Bonds
38. As a result of its issuance of bonds on behalf of Omega, including the NYC DEP
Bond, the DASNY Bond, the Byrne Bond, the Wildlife Bond, the Lien Discharge Bond, and
bonds bearing bond numbers K08219333, K08219369, K08219370, K08219357, K08219436,
K08219497, K08219540, K08219576, K08219746 and K08219758 (collectively, the "Omega
Bonds"), Westchester has incurred, and will continue to incur, losses, costs and/or expenses,
including attorneys' fees, in connection with the investigation, defense, and, if required,
satisfaction of claims against the Omega Bonds.
III. Bonds Issued on behalf of JH.I Enterprises, LLC
A. The East Orange VA Contract, the East Orange VA Project and the East
Orange VA Bond
39. JHJ entered into a contract with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
(the "East Orange VA Obligee"), whereby JHJ agreed to perform construction and construction
related services (the "East Orange VA Contract"), on a project known as "East Orange Campus
Upgrade" (the "East Orange VA Project").
40. Following the Indemnitors' execution of the Indemnity Agreement, Westchester,
as surety, issued a performance bond and a payment bond, both bearing bond no. K08219515
(collectively, the "East Orange VA Bond"), on behalf of JHJ, as principal, in favor of the East
Orange VA Obligee, as obligee, in connection with the East Orange VA Contract and the East
Orange VA Project.
41. Among other claims against bonds issued on behalf of JHJ, the following is a list
of claims, and, to date, known payables of Omega, in connection with the East Orange VA
Contract and the East Orange VA Bond:
Name of Claimant/Creditor
Geo-Tech
Signal Electric
USC Environmental
Integrated Building
Scientific Water
TOTAL:
Amount Allegedly Due
Claimant/Creditor
$23,520.00
$28,460.00
$18,750.00
$29,135.00
$9,983.33
$109,848.33
B. The St. Albans Contract, the St. Albans Project and the St. Albans Bond
42. JHJ entered into a contract with the United States of America Department of
Veterans Affairs (the "St. Albans Obligee"), whereby JHJ agreed to perform construction and
construction related services (the "St. Albans Contract"), on a project known as "St. Albans
Upgrade" (the "St. Albans Project").
43. Following the Indemnitors' execution of the Indemnity Agreement, Westchester,
as surety, issued a performance bond and a payment bond, both bearing bond no. K08219552
(collectively, the "St. Albans Bond"), on behalf of JHJ, as principal, in favor of the St. Albans
Obligee, as obligee, in connection with the St. Albans Project.
44. Among other claims against bonds issued on behalf of JHJ, the following is a list
of claims, and, to date, known payables of Omega, in connection with the St. Albans Contract
and the St. Albans Bond:
Name of Claimant/Creditor
Trane U.S. Inc.
Integrated Systems & Power
T.M. Bier
TOTAL:
Amount Allegedly Due
Claimant/Creditor
$31,832.00
$8,400.00
$45,999.00
$86,231.00
45. Upon information and belief, Trane U.S. Inc.'s claim against the St. Albans Bond
is the subject of litigation pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of
New York, captioned United States of America for the use of Trane U.S. Inc., v. JHJ Enterprises,
LLC, etal., Docket No. l:13-cv-02689 (NGG)(RER).
C. Loss, Expense and Exposure under the JHJ Bonds
46. As a result of its issuance of the East Orange Campus Bond, the St. Albans Bond
and bonds bearing bond numbers K0821945A, K08219461, K08219473 and K08219564,
(collectively, the "JHJ Bonds"), Westchester has incurred, and will continue to incur, losses,
costs, and/or expenses, including attorneys' fees, in connection with the investigation, defense,
and, if required, satisfaction of claims against the JHJ Bonds.
IV. Bonds Issued by Westchester on behalf of JHJ, Omega and TMC
47. The Omega Bonds, the JHJ Bonds, and bonds issued by Westchester, as surety,
on behalf of TMC, as principal, bearing bond number K08219382 and K08219485, shall be
collectively referred to as the "Bonds."

FIRST COUNT
CONTRACTUAL INDEMNIFICATION
AS TO THE INDEMNITORS
48. Westchester repeats and re-avers each and every one of the allegations set forth in
the preceding paragraphs of this Complaint with the same force and effect as if each were fully
set forth at length herein.
49. Pursuant to the Indemnity Agreement, the Indemnitors agreed, jointly and
severally, to "hold harmless, indemnify[,] and keep indemnified [Westchester] from and against
any and all claims, demands, and liability for losses, costs and expenses of whatsoever kind or
nature, including but not limited to . . . counsel fees, . . . together with interest thereon . . . which
[Westchester] may sustain or incur by reason of or in consequence of," among other things,
"[e]xecution or procurement of [the Bonds]." Ex. 1, Third Paragraph.
50. Westchester has demanded that the Indemnitors honor their obligations under the
Indemnity Agreement to, among other things, indemnify and hold Westchester harmless for any
and all liability, loss, demand fees and costs incurred in connection with the Bonds.
51. Despite demand, the Indemnitors have failed to honor their obligations under the
Indemnity Agreement to, among other things, indemnify and reimburse Westchester for the
losses, costs, and/or expenses it incurred as a result of having issued the Bonds, and have
otherwise breached the Indemnity Agreement.
52. As a result of the Indemnitors' breach of the Indemnity Agreement, Westchester
has incurred, and will continue to incur, substantial unreimbursed losses, costs, and/or expenses
in connection with the investigation, defense and/or satisfaction of claims and potential claims
against the Bonds, and prosecuting this action.
WHEREFORE, Westchester respectfully demands judgment against the Indemnitors,
jointly and severally, as follows:
(a) for contractual indemnification for all losses, costs, and expenses, including
attorneys' fees, incurred, and to be incurred, in an amount in excess of $75,000.00, as a result of
its having executed the Bonds, together with appropriate interest thereon;
(b) for an order, declaring the Indemnitors jointly and severally liable to Westchester
for all loss, liability, cost or expense to which Westchester may be exposed or which it may
sustain as a result of its having executed the Bonds;
(c) for an order, assigning, transferring and conveying, all monies, rights, title and
interest of the Indemnitors, in accordance with the terms of the Indemnity Agreement;
(d) for an order, compelling each Indemnitor to perform its obligations to
Westchester under the Indemnity Agreement and the Bonds; and
(e) for reasonable attorneys' fees, cost of suit, and any other relief that the Court
deems just and proper.

SECOND COUNT
COMMON LAW INDEMNIFICATION
AS TO OMEGA, JH.T AND TMC
53. Westchester repeats and re-avers each and every one of the allegations set forth in
the preceding paragraphs of this Complaint with the same force and effect as if each were fully
set forth at length herein.
54. As between Westchester and Omega, JHJ, and TMC, Westchester is secondarily
obligated under the Bonds, while Omega, JHJ and TMC are primarily obligated under the Bonds,
and otherwise owe a duty to Westchester to procure the discharge of all obligations arising under
the Bonds.
55. Westchester has sustained damages by reason of Omega, JHJ and/or TMC's
failure to honor their common law obligations arising under the Bonds.
WHEREFORE, Westchester respectfully demands judgment against Omega, JHJ, and
TMC as follows:
(a) for damages in an amount sufficient to indemnify Westchester from any and all
liability, cost and expense incurred as a result of its having executed the Bonds, together with
appropriate interest thereon;
(b) for an order, declaring Omega, JHJ, and TMC liable to Westchester for any and
all liability, loss, cost, expense, and attorneys' fees incurred or to be incurred by Westchester as a
result of its having executed the Bonds; and
(c) for reasonable attorneys' fees, cost of suit, and any other relief that the Court
deems just and proper.

THIRD COUNT
SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OF RIGHT TO INSPECT BOOKS AND
RECORDS OF THE INDEMNITORS
56. Westchester repeats and re-avers each and every one of the allegations set forth in
the preceding paragraphs of this Complaint with the same force and effect as if each were fully
set forth at length herein.
57. Pursuant to Paragraph 16 of Indemnity Agreement, the Indemnitors agreed that:
At any time during [the agreement] and until such time as the
liability of [Westchester] under all Bonds is terminated and
[Westchester] is fully reimbursed all amounts due under [the
agreement Westchester] shall have the right to access books,
records, accounts, documents, computer software, and other
computer stored information of [the Indemnitors], wherever
located, for the purpose of inspection, copying or reproduction.
Any financial institution, depository, warehouse, supply house, or
other person, firm, or corporation, when requested by
[Westchester], is hereby authorized and required to furnish
[Westchester] any and all information requested[.]
58. Despite demand, the Indemnitors have failed to honor their obligations under the
Indemnity Agreement to provide Westchester with full, complete and immediate access to all of
the Indemnitors' books, records and other documents.
59. Without full, complete and immediate access to all of the Indemnitors' books,
records and other documents, Westchester may be harmed.
60. By reason of the foregoing, Westchester has suffered and will continue to suffer,
injury and damage for which there is no adequate remedy at law.
WHEREFORE, Westchester respectfully requests judgment against the Indemnitors,
jointly and severally, as follows:
(a) for specific performance of the Indemnity Agreement, by ordering and directing
the Indemnitors to immediately provide to Westchester full and complete access to all of the
Indemnitors' books, records, and other documents for inspection and copying;
(b) for an order requiring the Indemnitors to render to Westchester a full and
complete accounting of all assets owned by them and in which they have an interest; and
(c) for reasonable attorneys' fees, cost of suit, and any other relief that the Court
deems just and proper.

FOURTH COUNT
EXONERATION
As TO OMEGA, JUT AND TMC
61. Westchester repeats and re-avers each and every one of the allegations set forth in
the preceding paragraphs of this Complaint with the same force and effect as if each were fully
set forth at length herein.
62. As between Westchester and Omega, JHJ, and TMC, Westchester is secondarily
obligated under the Bonds, while Omega, JHJ, and TMC are primarily obligated under the
Bonds, and otherwise owe a duty to Westchester to procure the discharge of all obligations
arising under the Bonds.
63. Omega, JHJ, and TMC have failed and refused, and continue to fail and refuse to
satisfy the obligations to Westchester arising under the Bonds.
64. Westchester is entitled to be exonerated and indemnified by Omega, JHJ, and
TMC for any and all losses incurred under the Bonds.
65. As a result of Omega, JHJ, and TMC's failure to honor their obligations arising
under the Bonds, Westchester has sustained and will continue to sustain damages.
WHEREFORE, Westchester respectfully demands judgment against Omega, JHJ, and
TMC as follows:
(a) for an order, compelling Omega, JHJ, and TMC to indemnify and exonerate
Westchester against and from any and all liability or loss arising from the Bonds;
(b) for an order, declaring Omega, JHJ, and TMC liable to Westchester for any and
all liability, loss, cost, expense, or attorneys' fees incurred or to be incurred by Westchester as a
result of its having executed the Bonds;
(c) for an order compelling Omega, JHJ, and TMC to perform their obligations under
the New York Contract, DASNY Contract, the Byrne Courthouse Contract, Wildlife Refuge
Contract, the East Orange Campus Contract, the St. Albans Contract, and the Bonds; and
(d) for reasonable attorneys' fees, cost of suit, and any other relief that the Court
deems just and proper.
FIFTH COUNT
QUIA TIMET
AS TO OMEGA, JHJ AND TMC
66. Westchester repeats and re-avers each and every one of the allegations set forth in
the preceding paragraphs of this Complaint with the same force and effect as if each were fully
set forth at length herein.
67. Westchester anticipates that it may be required to make payments to various
claimants to cure the defaults of Omega, JHJ, and TMC under the Bond and the Indemnity
Agreements. The continued failure of Omega, JHJ and TMC to place funds with Westchester
results in Westchester's continuous and increasing risk of loss under the Bonds.
68. Westchester also fears that unless the relief sought is granted, Omega, JHJ, and
TMC may liquidate and otherwise dissipate their assets thereby ensuring that funds that ought to
be applied to satisfy Westchester's obligations under the Bonds and Omega, JHJ, and TMC's
obligations under the Indemnity Agreement will not be available at the conclusion of this
litigation.
WHEREFORE, Westchester demands judgment against Omega, JHJ, and TMC, jointly
and severally, as follows:
(a) ordering and directing Omega, JHJ, and TMC to discharge any claims asserted
against Westchester and to reimburse Westchester for any outlays which it may
have had to make in connection therewith;
(b) ordering and directing Omega, JHJ, and TMC, and each of them, and their
officers, agents, employees, attorneys and other persons acting on their behalf,
immediately to deposit collateral in an amount in excess of $75,000.00;
(c) directing, ordering, and adjudging that, pursuant to the common law doctrine of
quia timet, Omega, JHJ, and TMC and their agents are restrained and enjoined
from transferring, encumbering or otherwise disposing of and from concealing
and secreting any of their property and assets, real, personal and mixed, whether
jointly or solely owned, which might serve as collateral so as to secure
Westchester from liability herein until proof of record satisfactory to the court is
presented to establish that all claims to which Westchester is exposed have been
liquidated and discharged;
(d) requiring Omega, JHJ, and TMC to render to Westchester a full and complete
accounting of all assets owned by them or anyone or any of them in which they or
any one of them may have an interest;
(e) requiring Omega, JHJ, and TMC to allow Westchester full and complete access to
all financial books, records, documents and accounts maintained by them or any
one of them in which they may have an interest;
(f) awarding in favor of Westchester, and against Omega, JHJ, and TMC, damages in
the amount of all expenditures, and outlays made by Westchester, including
attorneys' fees, consultant's fees, litigation expenses, interest and court costs; and
(g) awarding interest, costs of suit, attorneys' fees and such other and further relief as
may be just and equitable.

SIXTH COUNT
SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OF THE INDEMNITY AGREEMENT BY
COMPELLING THE INDEMNITORS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS,
DIRECT THE OBLIGEES TO REMIT CONTRACT BALANCES AND
PROCEEDS TO WESTCHESTER
69. Westchester repeats and re-avers each and every one of the allegations set forth in
the preceding paragraphs of this Complaint with the same force and effect as if each were fully
set forth at length herein.
70. Under the terms of the Indemnity Agreement, the Indemnitors agreed to, among
other things, assign, transfer and convey to Westchester, among other assets and things, all
monies due or to become due Omega, JHJ and/or TMC pursuant to the contracts bonded by
Westchester.
71. By reason of the foregoing breach of their bonded obligations and the Indemnity
Agreement, the Indemnitors are required to, among other things, direct the obligees on all
projects bonded by Westchester to remit any and all future payments of contract funds to
Westchester.
WHEREFORE, Westchester demands judgment against the Indemnitors, jointly and
severally, for specific performance as follows:
(a) Ordering and directing the Indemnitors to execute a letter of direction or other
applicable document to the obligees on all projects bonded by Westchester, which
directs the payment of all proceeds and contract balances due to the Indemnitors,
in whole or in part, to Westchester (see Ex. 1, Eight Paragraph, Sub-Paragraph
A);
(b) Ordering and directing the Indemnitors to assign, transfer and convey all of the
rights of Omega, JHJ and TMC in, or arising in any manner out of, all contracts
bonded by Westchester (see Ex. 1, Eight Paragraph, Sub-Paragraph B);
(c) Ordering and directing the Indemnitors to assign, transfer and convey to
Westchester all of Omega, JHJ and TMC's rights, title and interest in and to all
machinery, equipment, plant, tools and material which relate to contracts bonded
by Westchester or the Bonds (see Ex. 1, Eight Paragraph, Sub-Paragraph C);
(d) Ordering and directing the Indemnitors to assign, transfer and convey all of
Omega, JHJ and TMC's rights, title and interest in and to any actions, causes of
action, claims demands or proceeds of such actions, causes of action, claims or
demands in connection with, among other things, contracts bonded by
Westchester (see Ex. 1, Eight Paragraph, Sub-Paragraph E);
(e) Requiring the Indemnitors to render to Westchester a full and complete accounting
of all assets owned by them or anyone or any of them in which they or any one of
them may have an interest (see, e.g., Ex. 1, Eight Paragraph, Sub-Paragraphs A
through H);
(f) Awarding Westchester such other and further relief as provided for in the
Indemnity Agreement, and/or the Court deems appropriate just, equitable and
proper;
(g) For attorneys' fees, costs of suit, interest, and any other relief that the Court
deems just and proper.

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