NEW ORLEANS – A man claims that he was caused to fall down a flight of stairs due to negligence.
Jorge Rivero filed a suit against XYZ Insurance Company, William R. Pitts, Richard F. Price and Susan Hurth in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Sept. 21.
According to the claim, the plaintiff was working for Bert Brown and Associates on Sept. 28, 2015 when the incident occurred. The suit states that the plaintiff was caused injury when he reached for a spindle of a staircase that he was working on it it broke due to not being fully secured. The plaintiff was caused to tumble down the steps.
The defendant is accused of negligence through failing to repair or warn the plaintiff of the damages to the property.
The plaintiff is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. He is represented by J. Casey Cowley and Pamela C. McLendon.
The case has been assigned to Division B Judge Regina Bartholomew Woods.
The Orleans Parish Civil District Court Case number 2016-9447.