NEW ORLEANS — A woman claims that her child's finger was broken due to a defective chair at her school.
Kawanda Chambers, individually and on behalf of her minor daughter, filed a lawsuit on Feb. 9 against Inspirenola Charter Schools and American Alternative Insurance Corporation in Orleans Parish Civil District Court alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking damages claiming that on Nov. 15, 2017, her daughter was scooting her chair toward her desk in her classroom and was caused to get her finger caught in the side of the chair due to an alleged defect. The minor's finger was broken in the event.
The defendants are accused of negligence.
The plaintiff seeks all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and all appropriate relief. The plaintiff is represented by attorney Frank D. Ippolito of the Law Offices of Frank D. Ippolito in Chalmette.
The case has been assigned to Division E Judge Clare Jupiter.
Orleans Parish Civil District Court case number 18-1326