NEW ORLEANS – A South Carolina man claims that he was caused to trip and fall on a rug at a New Orleans hotel.
Morgan Gatewood filed a lawsuit June 2 against International House LLC and Rockhill Insurance Co. in Orleans Parish Civil District Court alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff was a guest at the defendant's property on July 14 when the incident occurred. The suit states that as the plaintiff was walking out of the hotel, he tripped and fell on a rug.
The defendant is accused of negligence by failing to properly place a rug or choose one that was safe and easily visible.
The plaintiff seeks all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and all appropriate relief. The plaintiff is represented by attorney
The case has been assigned to Division F Judge Christopher Bruno.
Orleans Parish Civil District Court case number 2017-5338