GRETNA — A couple claims that a defective pump at a Murphy USA station resulted in the husband injuring his foot.
Savern Varnado and Linda Varnado filed a suit on Nov, 27 against Murphy Oil USA Inc. and Liberty Mutual Insurance in the 24th Judicial District Court alleging negligence.
According to the claim, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that took place on Nov. 16. The suit states that Savern Varnado was injured at a gas station when a pump detached from the hose and hit his foot.
The defendant is accused of negligence through failing to warn of danger and failing to keep the pump in proper working order.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Pierre F. Gaudin in Gretna.
The case has been assigned to Division L Judge Donald A. Rowan Jr.
The 24th Judicial District Court case number 777843