GRETNA – A man is seeking damages claiming that he became sick after eating fried chicken.
James Price filed a suit against Popeye's Fried Chicken No. 3194, AFC Enterprises Inc. and ABC Insurance Co. in the 24th Judicial District Court on June 1.
According to the claim, the plaintiff bought chicken on June 8 from the Popeye's Fried Chicken located at 3194 Lapalco Blvd. in Jefferson Parish. The suit states that after eating the chicken, the plaintiff became very ill and had to seek medical attention for food poisoning.
The defendants are accused of negligence through their provision of chicken that was unsafe to ingest as well as other acts of negligence.
The plaintiff is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. He is represented by Kevin D. Thompson of Houma. The case has been assigned to Division O Judge Danyelle M. Taylor.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case number 761644