Two homeowners of a Heber Springs dispensary filed a lawsuit this week towards Alex Grey and Nate Metal over allegations of fraud and authorized malpractice.
Marshall Wright, who served within the legislature alongside Metal, is a plaintiff within the go well with together with Josh Landers of Benton. The pair are part-owners of Enlightened Hashish for Folks of Heber Springs together with Regina Thurman and Sandra Garcia, in accordance with information from the state Medical Marijuana Fee.
Wright is listed as a accomplice with the defendants within the regulation agency of Metal, Wright, Grey PLLC, in accordance with the agency’s web site. Wright’s pages on LinkedIn and Ballotpedia record him as a accomplice at Sharpe, Beavers Cline and Wright of Forrest Metropolis.
Defendants within the go well with are Metal, Wright, Grey PLLC; Capitol Legislation Group LLC; Metal; and Grey, who’s the chief technique officer of Good Day Farm Arkansas.
Right here’s a hyperlink to the lawsuit
The legal professional for Wright and Landers, Scott Poynter, didn’t return an e mail looking for remark.
Grey offered a remark through textual content.
“We categorically deny any wrongdoing and are unclear as to what they allege we did incorrect or what hurt was brought about,” Grey stated through textual content.
Within the lawsuit, the plaintiffs allege that Grey and Metal solicited them to function homeowners and members of sure enterprise entities in an effort to apply for licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries. The go well with says the plaintiffs agreed to have the defendants symbolize them however Grey and Metal “didn’t meet the skilled requirements and responsibility of loyalty they every owned [sic] to plaintiffs.”
The go well with says the defendants ready dispensary license purposes however didn’t “correctly advise plaintiffs of the purposes’ contents.” The go well with says that, after receiving the license, the defendants didn’t correctly advise the plaintiffs about their dispensary, working agreements or administration agreements.
The lawsuit additionally alleges that the defendants made false and deceptive statements.
The plaintiffs filed the go well with in St. Francis County and have requested for a jury trial.
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