NEW ORLEANS — Two individuals are seeking damages, claiming that they were caused to fall into an unmarked hole.
Pamela Landrum and Lois Dejean filed a lawsuit on Oct. 2 in Orleans Parish Civil District Court against Louisiana Media Company LLC, WVUE LLC of Delaware and New Orleans Access Television Inc., alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs were guests on the defendant's property at 1025 Jefferson Davis Parkway in New Orleans on April 26 when the incident allegedly occurred. The suit claims that the plaintiffs were caused to fall into a hole that had allegedly been left in a parking garage without adequate signage or warning.
The plaintiffs seek all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and appropriate relief. The plaintiffs are represented by attorneys Ron A. Austin and Jeffrey P. Green of Ron Austin & Associates LLC in Gretna.
The case has been assigned to Division G Judge Robin M. Giarrusso.
Orleans Parish Civil District Court case number 2017-9491.