NEW ORLEANS – An Illinois company alleges a school board owes it for property restoration after Hurricane Isaac.
Contents Recovery Experts LLC filed a complaint on July 6 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against St. John the Baptist Parish Board of Education alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff was contracted in 2012 through CSRS Disaster Recovery Management as the defendant's mandatary for the cleaning and restoration of a property that was damaged by Hurricane Isaac. The plaintiff claims provided the mitigation services agreed and as instructed billed defendant board, through Servicemaster Restore of Lafayette LLC, in the amount of $100,613.35.
The plaintiff holds St. John The Baptist Parish Board of Education responsible because the defendant allegedly failed and refused to pay the amount owed to plaintiff for mitigation services rendered.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant for unjust enrichment in the amount of $100,613.35, plus the cost of collection and filing this suit, attorneys’ fees, court costs, and legal interest and for all other just and equitable relief. It is represented by Andrew A. Lemmon and Scott J. Falgoust of Lemmon Law Firm LLC in Hahnville.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 2:16-cv-12468