NEW ORLEANS – The sheriff of Orleans Parish is seeking damages for more than $2 million in relation to a construction project.
Marlin N. Gusman, in his capacity as sheriff of Orleans Parish and the Law Enforcement District for the Parish of Orleans State of Louisiana, filed a suit against The McDonnel Group LLC/Archer Western Contractors LTD, joint venture; the McDonnel Group LLC; Archer Western Contractors LTD; Travelers Casualty & Surety Co.; and Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Sept. 9.
According to the claim, the plaintiffs hired the defendants in 2011 for the construction of a project. The suit states that the plaintiffs provided electricity, hydronic hot and chilled water and other services that the defendants have not paid for.
The plaintiffs are seeking $2.5 million in damages. The plaintiffs are represented by Michael G. Gaffney and Christopher M. Gaffney of Gaffney & Gaffney in Metairie and by Freeman R. Matthews and Blake J. Acuri of New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division M Judge Paulette R. Irons.
The Orleans Parish Civil District Court Case number 16-9061