GRETNA – A man is suing his mother, alleging that she assaulted him.
Alex Esmail filed a complaint April 25 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Esmail Esmail and XYZ Insurance Co.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that took place on April 28, 2018, when the plaintiff was visiting his father at the West Jefferson Medical Center. The suit states the plaintiff began to approach his mother to discuss his father's condition but his mother began to shout at the plaintiff and told him to leave. The woman allegedly then grabbed the plaintiff by the neck and threw him to the ground. The police were called to the scene. The plaintiff claims his mother's attack on him was due to his sexual orientation.
The defendant is accused of assault and battery.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Wesley Blanchard of Santana & Blanchard LLC in Metairie.
The case has been assigned to Division O Judge Danyelle Taylor.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case No. is 794563.