RHOSLC star Heather Gay’s Beauty Lab sues Monica Garcia for unpaid bills as Monica countersues for “botched injections” on nose and lips.
According to a new lawsuit, the two RHOSLC stars are at war with each other over a yet-to-air fallout between the two.
In August, Heather Gay’s company, Beauty Lab + Laser, filed a lawsuit against RHOSLC newbie Monica Garcia for “breach of contract and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing.”
Beauty Lab + Laser claims in legal documents that Monica signed a contract with them on December 10, 2019, to pay $2,449 for cosmetic injection services. The RHOSLC newbie only paid the initial payment of $449, including the $49 set-up fee and $400 down payment.
Monica was supposed to make $200 monthly payments over the next ten months, which she failed to do.
Beauty Lab + Laser claims they “suffered, and continues to suffer, significant losses and damages” due to the RHOSLC newbie’s lack of payment.
They would like the court to determine how much “not less than $2,000” Monica should pay them to cover their loss. Beauty Lab + Laser also requests that Monica cover their “attorney’s fees and other remedies provided by statute or contract.”
In September, the RHOSLC newbie countersued Beauty Lab + Laser. She later amended her response to Beauty Lab + Laser’s lawsuit and filed a counterclaim on November 7.
Monica sued Beauty Lab + Laser for “breach of independent duty of care, breach of contract, and breach of duty of good faith and fair dealing.”
In her filing, Monica admits she did make an initial payment of $449. As for why she did not continue to make monthly payments, Monica claims she “received defective, negligently given injections, which did not have the intended, promised result.”
Due to the “botched” injections, the RHOSLC newbie had to go to another “competent party to fix the damage” to her nose and lips. She does note that Beauty Lab offered to fix the damaged nose and lips.
She said: “The parties reached an oral accord and satisfaction wherein Monica paid for another, competent party to fix the damage to Monica’s nose and lips caused by the incompetent, negligent actions of Beauty Lab’s staff, and Beauty Lab was entitled to no further payment.”
Monica claims that Beauty Lab “promised” they would not seek further payment from her since she “suffered more damages” than they occurred.
The 40-year-old alleges that the injections into her nose were done “in a negligent, medically deficient manner” that “diminished” her appearance, adding that “the appearance of Monica’s lips was not improved.”
On top of these claims, the RHOSLC newbie also alleges that Beauty Lab’s lawsuit results from its owner, Heather Gay’s “personal animosity” toward her.
In her court filing, Monica stated:
“Beauty Lab’s complaint has been made because of the personal animosity towards Monica of Heather Gay, an officer and director of Heatherentertainment, Inc., a member of Beauty Lab and Laser, LLC, not because of the claims in the complaint, which Beauty Lab and Heather Gay know to be unfounded.”
Monica is seeking less than $50,000 in damages, asking that the court decide the amount owed for the “consequential damages [she] has suffered.” She also requests that Beauty Lab pay her attorney fees and any other legal fees she occurs.
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