Kyle Barnett Jul. 6, 2015, 12:31pm


GRETNA – A contractor involved in restoring homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina is bering sued by a fellow construction company who alleges it was not paid for labor and materials provided in the reconstruction of damaged homes.

Rouse Custom Construction filed suit against Roubion Construction Co. LLC in the 24th Judicial District Court on May 14.

Rouse Custom Construction claims it entered into a contract with Roubion Construction Co. in which it would provide labor, materials and services for Louisiana's Road Home program. The plaintiff alleges that as part of the contract it did work after Hurricane Katrina to restore homes damaged by the storm. 

The defendant is accused of breach of contract.

An unspecified amount in damages is sought by the plaintiff.

Rouse Custom Construction is represented by Preston L. Hayes of Metairie-based Chehardy Sherman Ellis Murray Recile Griffith Stakelum & Hayes LLP.

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

Case no. 749-719.

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