Toys R Us Won't Pay Rent, Clean Up Dead Animals: Suit

Law360, New York (November 4, 2011, 7:51 PM EDT) -- A rental company hit Toys R Us–Delaware Inc. with a lawsuit Friday alleging the toy retailer had recently failed to repair damage to, remove dead animals from and pay rent for a Columbus, Ohio, property it has leased since 1985.

Burlingame Ventures LLC claims the popular toy store chain vacated the property in 2008 despite the fact that it was obligated to continue paying rent until the lease expired in January 2011. However, it exercised a five-year option in the lease in 2010, presumably in an...
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