NEW ORLEANS – A Lafayette Parish family is seeking damages following the death of a loved one.
Linda Patin, individually and on behalf of her mother Pearl Benoit Hebert, as well as Chester Hebert Jr., Sharon Buteau, Pasty Depue and Peggy Hebert, individually and on behalf of their deceased husband and father Chester M. Hebert Sr., filed a lawsuit Jan. 13 against Air & Liquid Systems Corporation et. al in Orleans Parish Civil District Court alleging asbestos related damages.
According to the complaint, Chester Hebert was employed by the U.S. Navy from 1944-1946. The suit states that during his employment, he was exposed to certain asbestos-containing products. Due to his exposure, he died on Jan. 22, 2016.
The defendant is accused of negligence, liability and fault in the death of Chester Hebert, failing to take the proper safety precautions and overall negligence in their treatment of the situation.
The plaintiffs seek all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and all appropriate relief. They are represented by attorney Susannah Chester-Schindler of Waters & Kraus LLP in Dallas.
The case has been assigned to Division J Judge Paula A. Brown.
Orleans Parish Civil District Court Case number 17-410.