NEW ORLEANS – A
construction company claims Louisiana Energy and Power Authority failed
to pay for work performed on a power plant in Morgan City.
Robins & Morton Group filed a complaint on March 10 in the U.S.
District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette Division against Louisiana
Energy and Power Authority alleging breach of contract.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it and the defendant
entered into a contract in 2014 for services on the Unit Number One
Combined Cycle Power Plant. The plaintiff holds Louisiana Energy and
Power Authority responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to
pay damages, retention and bonus.
The plaintiff requests a trial
by jury and seeks judgment against defendant in excess of $17,922,591,
plus interest and costs for an extension of 295 days, and such other and
further relief. It is represented by Michael D. Hunt, Kelsey Kornick
Funes and Jack B. Stanley of Phelps Dunbar LLP in Baton Rouge.
District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette Division
Case number 6:17-cv-00379