Pelco Real Estate sued over slip-and-fall incident

By Tia Benton | Feb 7, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans resident is suing a local real estate corporation after allegedly slipping and falling on broken concrete.

Terrance Burton filed a lawsuit against Pelco Real Estate, Inc. and its insurer in the Orleans Parish Central District Court on Dec. 4. Burton claims while visiting a property owned by the defendant he slipped and fell on broken concrete causing him to sustain bodily injury.

The defendant is accused of failure to maintain a safe environment for residents and guests, failure to warn of unsafe conditions and ruination of property.

An undisclosed amount is sought for all damages including medical expenses, pain and suffering and residual disability.

Counsel for the plaintiff is Tim L. Fields of New Orleans, LA.

This case has been assigned to Division C Judge Sidney H. Cates.

Case no. 2012-11272.

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