GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man claims his trailer was damaged when he moved to avoid a collision with a garbage truck.
Troy Lawrence filed a suit against Progressive Waste Solutions of LA Inc. in the 24th Judicial District Court on Nov. 14.
According to the claim, the plaintiff was driving a vehicle and trailer on Lake Villa Drive on Nov. 24, 2015, when the incident occurred. The suit states the defendant's vehicle swerved into the plaintiff's lane, causing the plaintiff to veer right to avoid being hit. He alleges this action caused his trailer to hit a curb/drain and blow a tire.
The defendant is accused of negligence.
The plaintiff is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. The plaintiff is represented by William E. Mura Jr. of New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division H Judge Glenn B. Ansardi.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case number 766525