UPDATE: A lawsuit in opposition to HGTV Windy Metropolis Rehab stars Alison Gramenos and Donovan Eckhardt has been resolved.
Gramenos, who goes by Alison Victoria on the present, posted on-line by way of Instagram Friday, writing, “I gratefully announce that the lawsuit arising out of the challenge at 1700 Wabansia has been resolved.”
She and the plaintiffs issued a press release that Gramenos mentioned was designed to function the “remaining phrase on the dispute,” beneath:
“Plaintiffs Shane C. Jones and Samantha V. Mostaccio have voluntarily resolved their claims associated to the development challenge at 1700 Wabansia. They’ve achieved this after session with their new counsel, the regulation workplace of Jayaram Legislation, Inc. who has offered efficient authorized recommendation and counseling.
“The quantity acquired for plaintiffs’ claims has happy plaintiffs that Alison Victoria Gramenos and Ermin Pajazetovic (proprietor of Area Builders) have acted appropriately with respect to resolving the disputes that led to the lawsuit. Plaintiffs have agreed to remark no additional on the challenge and Ms. Gramenos and Mr. Pajazetovic are grateful that plaintiffs at the moment are happy and that this unlucky misunderstanding has been put behind them.”
Jones and Mostaccio have been featured in a season 1, episode 7 present, “Home of Horrors.” They filed the lawsuit again in April in Prepare dinner County, Illinois, alleging negligent building and guarantee defects, together with water injury, cracking concrete columns, and points with the storage.
The go well with claimed greater than $100,000 in repairs on the house, which was bought in spring 2019 for $1.3 million.
The decision of this explicit lawsuit doesn’t finish issues for Gramenos and Eckhardt, who’ve break up as skilled companions. They have been named in one other go well with additionally alleging critical building issues. They have been hit with “cease work” orders on a number of properties by the town of Chicago. These have since been lifted, however the lawsuit remains to be pending.
EARLIER: The favored HGTV sequence Windy Metropolis Rehab has reached the tip of its second drama-filled season, as host Alison Victoria Gramenos needed to name a time-out within the finale to take care of some dangerous authorized information whereas on digicam.
However despite the fact that the season has reached the end line, the host’s authorized issues are apparently removed from over.
Folks experiences that the house owners of a home featured on Windy Metropolis Rehab tried to freeze Victoria’s monetary belongings amid an ongoing lawsuit. Anna and James Morrissey, who bought a home featured on Season 1 of the sequence, filed a movement October 8 looking for to stop Gramenos from “dissipating her belongings, together with promoting any property which she owns or controls.”
In response to Gramenos’s lawyer, the courtroom has denied the movement.
The Morrissey’s sued Gramenos and her former enterprise companion, common contractor and developer Donovan Eckhardt, in December 2019. The couple filed a brand new lawsuit on September 20 of this 12 months, including the manufacturing firm for the present, Huge Desk Media, and Discovery Inc., which owns HGTV.