NEW ORLEANS – The widow of an armored guard is seeking damages from his employer and a business over allegations of wrongful death.
Erica McBride, individually and on behalf of her deceased husband, James Austin McBride, filed a lawsuit May 30 against Loomis Armored US LLC and Campus Federal Credit Union in Orleans Parish Civil District Court alleging wrongful death and negligence.
According to the complaint, on May 31, 2017, James Austin McBride, 33, was serving a Campus Federal location in New Orleans when he suffered fatal injuries. The suit states McBride was an armored guard for Loomis.
Campus Federal is alleged to have failed to provide adequate security on its premises and Loomis Armored is alleged to have failed to properly equip and train its guards.
The plaintiff seeks all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and all appropriate relief. The plaintiff is represented by attorney Patrick R. Follette of Chehardy, Sherman, Williams, Murray, Recile, Griffith, Stakelum & Hayes LLP in Metairie.
The case has been assigned to Division F Judge Christopher J. Bruno.
Orleans Parish Civil District Court Case number 18-5369