NEW ORLEANS – A local university has filed suit against a former student it claims failed to pay for classes.

The University of Louisiana system board of supervisors through the University of Louisiana at Lafayette filed a suit against Neilson Derrick Francis Rizzuto in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Aug. 8.

According to the claim, the defendant was admitted as a student for the semester of Spring 2011, during which time he incurred more than $700 worth of charges. The suit states that the defendant has failed to pay for classes to date.

The defendant is accused of open account against the plaintiff

The plaintiff is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. The plaintiff is represented by Meghan N. Beal, Louisiana Department of Justice. 

The case has been assigned to Division B Judge Regina Bartholomew Woods.

The Orleans Parish Civil District Court case number 16-7924

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