Allen, TX asked in Landlord - Tenant, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Louisiana

Q: I was injured during the ice storm after being unlawfully evicted from our residence.

This is kind of a two part question. One is what I would call an unlawful eviction and the other is that I injured myself while being forced to vacate our home during the ice storm. On Feb 4th 2021 the Marshall posted on the premise a notice for use to be in court on Feb 11th. He never knocked on the door to try and hand deliver. I know this because I was home the entire day. My sister arrived home around 5:30 and she did not find any note posted on our door. However the Landlord was able to get a picture of this notice. Strange right. She removed the notice after photographing it because she knew the only way they would evict us is if we missed court. the Marshalls came back to the house. This time they knocked and handed me a 24hr eviction notice. Long story short we were forced to moved out during the ice storm when all roads were closed. While packing I slipped on the black ice and ended up in the hospital with a major concussion and I damaged my elbows. Do we have a case.

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal and your injuries. At this point, your best option might be to reach out to local attorneys to discuss. You could use the link above (Find-a-Lawyer), or you could search on your own. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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