Harrah's New Orleans sued for alleged damages

Tia Benton Nov. 29, 2012, 8:00am

NEW ORLEANS – A patron of Harrah's New Orleans is suing for damages after allegedly sustaining injuries on the premises of the casino.

Ingersoll Jordan filed a lawsuit against Jazz Casino Company LLC, JCC Holding Co., doing business as Harrah's Casino, and Harrah's New Orleans Management Co. in the Orleans Parish Central District Court on Aug. 24.

Jordan claims that suddenly and without warning the chair he was seated in, owned by and in the care of the defendants, collapsed beneath him resulting in injuries to his lower back and neck.

The defendant is accused of failure to keep the furniture and equipment in a safe condition, failure to keep the premises free of hazardous conditions and having knowledge of the condition which caused the plaintiff injury prior to the accident.

An unspecified amount is sought for all damages.

Ingersoll Jordan is representing himself in court.

This case has been assigned to Division I Judge Piper D. Griffin, Chief Judge.

Case no. 2012-08335

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