NEW ORLEANS – A
Jefferson Parish woman alleges she was injured when the vehicle she was
riding in was rear-ended by a United States Postal Service employee.
Ariel Johnson filed a complaint on March 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against
United States of America and Brandon Edgerson
alleging careless operation of a vehicle.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that
on March 9, 2016, Brandon Edgerson, rear-ended the vehicle in which
plaintiff was a passenger. At the time of the accident, she was eight
months pregnant, the suit states. She alleges she sustained severe and
debilitating injuries and suffered severe emotional distress related to her unborn
child's future well-being.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury
and seeks judgment against defendants in the sum of $500,000 and costs
of this suit. She is represented by Jason R. Anders, Jonas P. Baker and
Rachel A. Richardson of Loeb Law Firm in Mandeville.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 2:17-cv-01981