GRETNA – A surgical center is suing a health care corporation alleging that they were not paid for their services.
Crescent City Surgical Centre filed a complaint on April 1 in the 24th Judicial District Court against UnitedHealthcare of Louisiana Inc. According to the complaint, the plaintiff provided surgical and related care to patients and a number of the defendant's customers have opted to receive care at the plaintiff's facility.
The defendant is required to pay the plaintiff in situations when their services are utilized. But the defendant has failed to pay the plaintiff for the services rendered, contrary to their agreement with the plaintiff.
The defendant is accused of negligent misrepresentation, fraud, detrimental reliance, violation of the Unfair Trade Practices Act and breach of contract. The plaintiff, seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs, is represented by Gilbert V. Andry IV of The Andry Law Firm LLC in New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division O Judge Danyelle M. Taylor.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case number 793775