GRETNA –A visitor is suing a Gretna medical center, seeking damages for a slip and fall on the defendant's property.
Francisco Matheu filed a suit July 19 against Ochsner Medical Center-Westbank LLC in the 24th Judicial District Court, alleging negligence.
According to the claim, on July 25, 2016 at Ochsner Medical Center-Westbank in Gretna, Matheu was caused to slip and fall when exiting an elevator due to a puddle of water that had been left untended. Matheu says he sustained pain and injuries.
The defendant is accused of negligence through failing to place appropriate signage, failing to clean up the water and overall negligence.
Matheu seeks all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. He is represented by attorney Edward L. Moreno.
The case has been assigned to Division J Judge Stephen C. Grefer.
The 24th Judicial District Court case number 774151.