Louisiana Record

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Physician alleges student defamed him

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 6, 2017


NEW ORLEANS – A doctor is suing a former medical school student, alleging she defamed him with derogatory remarks.

Dr. Jonathan Jones filed a lawsuit Feb. 27 against Eleanore Knox in Orleans Parish Civil District Court, alleging defamation.

According to the complaint, Jones was a supervising physician at the Touro Hospital and Knox was a student. The suit states that while Knox was in rotation at the hospital, she made various accusations against the plaintiff's integrity as a doctor and his overall character.

Knox is accused of defamation through knowingly injuring the Jones' reputation, failing to minimize damages and failing to make truthful statements about the plaintiff.

Jones seeks reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and all appropriate relief. He is represented by attorney Russel Stegeman of Stegeman & Associates in Covington.

The case has been assigned to Division G Judge Robin M. Giarrusso.

Orleans Parish Civil District Court Case number 17-1863.

Want to get notified whenever we write about Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans ?

Sign-up Next time we write about Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans

More News