NEW ORLEANS – A man is seeking damages for an injury caused when an elevator allegedly fell on his head.

James Hines Jr. filed a lawsuit March 9 in Orleans Parish Civil District Court against Riverwalk Marketplace LLC d/b/a the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, the Howard Hughes Corporation, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Kone Inc. and XYZ Insurance Company for allegedly failing to take measures to prevent his injury.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff was making a delivery to Riverwalk on March 10, 2016 and entered a freight elevator when it allegedly struck him on the head with full force, causing serious injuries.

The defendant is accused of failing to ensure that all of the equipment was functioning properly, failing to warn the plaintiff of the danger and allowing guests to be put in a dangerous position.

The plaintiff seeks all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and all appropriate relief. The case has been assigned to Division M Judge Paulette R. Irons.

Orleans Parish Civil District Court case number 2017-2186.

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Organizations in this Story

Orleans Parish Civil District Court
421 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112

The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk
500 Port of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70130

Howard Hughes Corporation
13355 Noel Road
Dallas, TX 75240

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
75 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116

Kone Inc.
02150 Espoo, Finland
Espoo, 02150

XYZ Insurance Company
2 Kings Road
Canvey Island, England SS8 0QY

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