NEW ORLEANS – A tenant alleges the ceiling in her apartment collapsed on her.
Rinisha Tatum filed a suit against Felicity Harmony Limited Partnership in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Nov. 23.
According to the claim, the plaintiff was renting the property of 2511 St. Andrew St. from the defendant on Dec. 1, 2015, when the incident occurred. The suit states that the plaintiff, who was pregnant at the time, was injured when the ceiling collapsed and fell on her, causing her to fall. The suit states the ceiling had deteriorated because of water damage.
The defendant is accused of failing to maintain the property, failing to warn the plaintiff of the danger and placing tenants in unnecessary danger.
The plaintiff is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. She is represented by Robert B. Haik of Haik & Hail Law Offices in New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division L Judge Kern A. Reese.
The Orleans Parish Civil District Court Case number 2016-11566