NEW ORLEANS – A woman claims that she slipped and fell in a hospital on a wet surface.
Shantell Fields filed a suit against University Healthcare System LC, doing business as Tulane University Hospital Clinic, in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Sept. 20.
According to the claim, the plaintiff was a visitor at the defendant's location of 1415 Tulane Ave. when the incident occurred on Oct. 12, 2015. The suit states that the plaintiff was caused injury when she slipped and fell on the ground that had been left wet without any warning signs.
The defendant is accused of negligence.
The plaintiff is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. The plaintiff is represented by James S. Rees IV of Charbonnet Law Firm in New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division G Judge Robin M. Giarrusso.
The Orleans Parish Civil District Court Case number 2016-9424