Kyle Barnett May 3, 2013, 10:42am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish business and its owner are suing an equipment leasing company they allege agreed to purchase heavy equipment from them

Viol Trice and VGT Enterprise LLC filed suit against Louisiana Leasing and Management LLC and Robert Laurent in the 24th Judicial District Court on Feb. 22.

Viol Trice and VGT Enterprise LLC claim they sold two trailers, an excavator and two bucket loaders for $35,000. The plaintiffs allege they contracted with the defendants to make an upfront payment of $16,500 with the remaining $18,500 to be paid within 120 days of the purchase. Viol Trice and VGT Enterprise LLC asserts that Laurent provided them with four post-dated checks that later bounced.

The defendant is accused of breach of contract.

An unspecified amount in damages is sought for the remaining balance of $18,500 in the transaction.

Viol Trice and VGT Enterprise LLC are represented by attorney Justin L. Woods of New Orleans.

The case has been assigned to Division J Judge Stephen C. Grefer.

Case no. 724-142.

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