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Boomtown Casino patron alleges he was injured by video game machine

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 7, 2016

GRETNA – A man has filed suit against a casino after a panel on a video gaming machine allegedly fell onto his knee.

Willie Pearl Warren filed a suit against Louisiana-I Gaming, A Louisiana Partnership in comendam, doing business as Boomtown Casino, in the 24th Judicial District Court.

According to the claim, the plaintiff was a guest at the Boomtown Casino on Sept. 9, 2015, when the incident occurred. The suit states that the plaintiff was injured when an employee attempted to repair the video game machine on which he was playing and the door to the machine's internal parts fell on his right knee.

The defendant is accused of negligence through failure to ensure a safe experience for customers, failure to warn of the danger and failure to maintain the premises in a safe condition for guests.

The plaintiff is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. He is represented by Laurence D. Cohen.

The case has been assigned to Division O Judge Danyelle M. Taylor.

The 24th Judicial District Court case number 763787

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