Kyle Barnett Sep. 23, 2014, 5:17pm


GRETNA – A condominium association is suing its insurer for allegedly not covering damages that allegedly occurred during Hurricane Isaac.

Fifth Street Condominiums LLC and Fifth Street Condominiums Association Inc. filed suit against Nautilus Insurance Co. in the 24th Judicial District Court on July 31.

The plaintiff's office, which is located in a wood siding and brick building located at 3008 5th St. in Metairie, allegedly suffered damage as a result of Hurricane Isaac on Aug. 28, 2012.

Fifth Street Condominiums asserts that and damage to the roof resulted in water inundating and damaging the interior of the building. The plaintiff alleges although Nautilus noted the damage they blamed it on a long-term issue rather than something that had been created by the storm.

Fifth Street Condominiums denies the pendant’s assertion that the damage was caused by anything other than the hurricane.

The defendant is accused of breach of contract.

An unspecified amount in damages is sought for monies necessary to repair the property, Hurricane Isaac related damages and attorney’s fees.

Fifth Street Condominiums is represented by Gabriel O. Mondino of New Orleans-based Burgos & Evans LLC.

The case has been assigned to Division I Judge Nancy A. Miller.

Case no. 740-842.

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