Krewe of Endymion sued for alleged injuries caused by throw during Mardi Gras parade

Tia Benton Dec. 13, 2012, 5:48am

NEW ORLEANS – A woman hit in the head by a large bag of Mardi Gras beads is suing "Krewe of Endymion" for injuries allegedly sustained at the group's Superdome extravaganza.

Rose Ann Citro, wife of/and Wayne Citron filed a lawsuit against Gentilly Carnival Club, Inc., commonly known as, Krewe of Endymion in the Orleans Parish Central District Court on Sept. 14.

Rose Ann Citro claims she suffered a concussion as well as injuries to her forehead, mouth, nose, cheeks and eyes as a result of a masked Endymion float rider throwing a bad of over-sized beads that struck her in the head.

The defendant is accused of gross negligence.

The plaintiff is seeking compensation for medical expenses, refund of Mr. Citron's membership fees for 2012 and 2013, refund for Mr. Citron's carnival throws for 2012, the costs of Mrs. Citron's Iris parade throws and dues for 2012 and all other damages found reasonable.

The plaintiff is represented by Sally D. Fleming of the the Law Office of Sally Dunlap Fleming, PLC.

This case has been assigned to Division N Judge Ethel S. Julien.

Case no. 2012-08773.

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