NEW ORLEANS – A family is seeking damages for a child's injury at a camp.
Richard Crettet and Amanda Crettet, on behalf of their minor child, filed a lawsuit June 22 against the Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of New Orleans, the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, Archdiocese of New Orleans, also known as The Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, also known as The Archdiocese of New Orleans and Catholic Mutual Group, also known as The Catholic Mutual Relief Society of America in Orleans Parish Civil District Court, alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that took place June 28, 2016. The suit states that the plaintiff's child was at a camp run by the defendant. During the camp, the child fell during a race in which his legs were wrapped in plastic wrap. The child was unable to get off the ground and injured because of the fall.
The defendant is accused of negligence by failing to act in a responsible way, failing to realize the potential for danger and failing to warn of the danger or take necessary precautions.
The plaintiff seeks all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and all appropriate relief. The plaintiff is represented by attorney Marc. L. Frischhertz of Frischhertz, Poulliard, Frischhertz & Impastato LLC in New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division M Judge Paulette R. Irons.
Orleans Parish Civil District Court case number 17-6062