NEW ORLEANS – A man was struck by a wood board at a construction site and now the Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation is suing to recoup its costs.
The Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation filed a lawsuit on Nov. 14 against C.M.C. Drywall Inc., Hallmark Insurance Company Inc. and John Doe in Orleans Parish Civil District Court alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that took place on Nov. 14, 2016 when Alexander M. Dubon was struck by a piece of wood, which the defendant's employee dropped. The plaintiff's client was struck on the head leading to serious injuries.
The defendant is accused of negligence.
The plaintiff seeks all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and all appropriate relief. The plaintiff is represented by attorney Patricia J. Delpit of Johnson, Rahman & Thomas in Baton Rouge.
The case has been assigned to Division I Judge Piper D. Griffin.
Orleans Parish Civil District Court case number 17-10939