NEW ORLEANS – A Jefferson Parish woman claims she was injured by a falling ceiling.
Yvette Claiborne filed a lawsuit July 10 against Ochsner Baptist Medical Center in Orleans Parish Civil District Court alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff was at the imaging center of Ochsner Baptist Medical Center on Sept. 2, 2016, when the incident occurred. The plaintiff claims she was injured when part of the ceiling fell and struck her foot.
The defendant is accused of negligence by failing to warn of the danger, failing to maintain the property and overall negligence.
The plaintiff seeks all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and all appropriate relief. The plaintiff is represented by attorney Benjamin J. Birdsall III of Birdsall Law Firm Inc. in New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division G Judge Robin M. Giarrusso.
Orleans Parish Civil District Court case number 2017-6633