GRETNA – A woman is suing Lowe's, alleging she was injured when automatic doors closed on her.
Ernestine Bolin and her husband, Robert Bolin, filed a complaint on April 22 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Lowe's Home Centers LLC, dba Lowe's, and Stanley Access Technologies LLC, dba Stanley Black & Decker.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that took place when Ernestine Bolin entered the Lowe's at Jefferson Highway. The plaintiff claims she was walking through the automatic doors when they closed on her, causing her head to strike the bollard and leaving a large gash in her head. The plaintiff had to be transported to the ER due to a break in her femoral neck and right hip.
The defendant is accused of negligence.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Owen Courreges in New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division D Judge Scott Schlegel.
The 24th Judicial District Court Case No. is 794455.