Lowe's sued by man who claims he was cut by piece of protruding metal

Kyle Barnett Dec. 14, 2012, 4:11am

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans man is suing a local home improvement warehouse for injuries he claims to have received on its premises.

Christopher Brown filed suit against Lowe's Home Center, Inc. and its insurer in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Sept. 27. Brown claims that he was visiting the Lowe's Home Center located at 2501 Elysian Fields Ave. in New Orleans when he was cut by a piece of metal protruding into an aisle. The plaintiff alleges that he sustained a severe personal injury due to the incident.

The defendant is accused of negligence.

An unspecified amount in damages is sought for medical expenses, mental and emotional anguish, physical pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life.

Brown is represented by Crofton, Md.-based attorney Kenneth M. Jones.

The case has been assigned to Division G Judge Robin M. Giarrusso.

Case no. 2012-09193.

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