NEW ORLEANS – A Marrero couple alleges solar power companies falsely advertise the amount of energy savings its equipment can generate for consumers.
William Mosby and Debra Mosby filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on Sept. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Palmetto Solar Louisiana LLC, Red River Solar LLC, Red River Solar LLC 2, Red River Solar LLC 3 and Red River Solar LLC alleging that they violated the Louisiana Unfair Trade Practice Act and Consumer Protection Law.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that the defendants are not forthcoming about the costs associated with installing their solar equipment systems and oversell the potential cost savings. The plaintiffs holds Palmetto Solar Louisiana LLC, Red River Solar LLC, Red River Solar LLC 2, Red River Solar LLC 3 and Red River Solar LLC responsible because the defendants allegedly advertised that their equipment would result in significant cost of savings and overstated the solar power savings to the point of believing that they would no longer get an energy bill.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek an order certifying this as a class action and appointing plaintiffs and their counsel as class representatives, compensatory damages, restitution, disgorgement of profits, court costs, attorneys’ fees and any other relief that the court may deem just and proper. They are represented by Lawrence J. Centola III, Neil F. Nazareth and Jason C. Landry of Martzell, Bickford & Centola in New Orleans and Lawrence Blake Jones and Joshua L. Rubenstein of Scheuermann & Jones LLC in New Orleans.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 2:16-cv-14431