Nurse alleges defective cart owned by Northeast Louisiana Pharmacy caused injury

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish woman alleges that she was injured at work due to a faulty piece of equipment.

Denise Jensen filed a complaint on March 7 in the 24th Judicial District Court against The Hanover American Insurance Co. and Northeast Louisiana Pharmacy LLC alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that took place on March 29, 2018, while the plaintiff was working as a nurse for Marrero Healthcare Center. The suit states that the plaintiff was pushing a cart up an inclined hallway when the cart's doors opened, causing it to twist awkwardly, strike the plaintiff and push her into the wall. She alleges she struck her left shoulder against the wall.

The suit states the cart was owned by Northeast Louisiana Pharmacy and that it had a defective locking mechanism on the door.

The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Pete Lewis and Barrett R. Stephens of Lewis & Caplan in New Orleans.

The case has been assigned to Division A Judge Raymond S. Steib Jr.

The 24th Judicial District Court case number 792809

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