GRETNA — A woman claims that she slipped and fell on a wet floor in a hospital ward.
Pauline Umbach filed a suit on Dec. 14 against Jefferson Parish Hospital District No. 2, also known as and doing business as East Jefferson General Hospital, in the 24th Judicial District Court alleging negligence.
According to the claim, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that took place on Dec. 16, 2016 at the East Jefferson General Hospital Orthopedic Ward. The suit states that the plaintiff was caused to slip and fall because of a wet floor.
The defendant is accused of negligence.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Scott W. McQuaig in Metairie.
The case has been assigned to Division M Judge Henry G. Sullivan Jr.
The 24th Judicial District Court case number 778680