NEW ORLEANS – Two individuals claim that a loved one died due to asbestos exposure in the workplace.
Gloria Lapeyrolerie and Sherizan Lapeyrolerie filed a suit against CSR Limited, formerly known as Colonial Sugar, in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Nov. 21.
According to the claim, the plaintiffs' decedent, Frank Lapeyrolerie, died on Nov. 25, 2015, because of malignant mesothelioma due to the negligence of the defendant, who exposed him to a dangerous environment that contained asbestos-containing products.
The defendant is accused of negligence through failing to warn and other counts.
The plaintiffs are seeking an unspecified amount in damages. They are represented by Mickey P. Landry, Philip Hoffman, Amanda J. Ballay, Matthew C. Clark and Frank J. Swarr of Landry & Swarr in New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division I Judge Piper D. Griffin.
The Orleans Parish Civil District Court Case number 16-11392