Tia Benton Feb. 19, 2013, 7:29pm

NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans man is suing a local construction firm alleging it performed substandard mitigation and elevation work to his Morrison Road residential property.

Charlie Kendrick Jr. filed a lawsuit against Tim Clark Construction LLC and ABC Insurance Company in the Orleans Parish Central District Court on Dec. 11. The plaintiff claims he noted several discrepancies in the work done on his property by defendants. The suit enumerates several deficient acts including improperly grouted block piles, crooked stucco work, improperly installed handrails and the use of improper sized fasteners attached to posts.

The defendant is accused of breach of contract.

The plaintiff is seeking damages for breach of contract, attorney’s fees, legal costs, judicial interest, costs of proceeding and removal of the lien off of his property.

Kendrick is represented by Newton T. Savoie of New Orleans-based the Savoie & Savoie Law Firm LLC.

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

Case no. 2012-11503.

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