GRETNA – A man is suing Lowe's, alleging he was injured while trying to avoid falling products.
Marshall J. Ryals filed a complaint on April 5 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Lowe's Home Centers LLC dba and or fka Lowe's Company Inc., dba and or fka Lowe's Home Centers Inc. and Justin Robinson. According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that took place at the Lowe's at 3640 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metarie, on April 6, 2018.
The plaintiff claims he was in the garden center when defendant Robinson, a Lowe's employee, began to move a double-stacked rolling rack of plants onto a hand-style truck lift when the load shifted and fell toward the plaintiff. Ryals' suit states that he was injured when he was caused to twist his body trying to move out of the way. The defendant is accused of negligence
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. Ryals is represented by Erin B. Saucier of Didriksen, Saucier & Woods PLC in New Orleans. The case has been assigned to Division N Judge Ethel S. Julien.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case number 793943