No. 2012-C-1238.

113 So.3d 175 (2013)

Paul F. BROUSSARD and Andrea V. Broussard, individually and on behalf of his Minor Child, Aryn Paige Broussard v. STATE of Louisiana, through the OFFICE OF STATE BUILDINGS, under the Division of Administration.

Supreme Court of Louisiana.

April 5, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Pennington & Martinez, Baton Rouge, LA, Dennis Alan Pennington, Esq. , Timothy James Martinez, Esq. , Michael John Harig, Esq. , Perry, Atkinson, Balhoff, Mengis & Burns, LLC, John W. Perry, Jr., Esq. , Daniel Joseph Balhoff, Esq. , Randi Lauren Simoneaux Ellis, Esq. , for Applicant.

James D. Caldwell , Attorney General, Van A. Heard , Assistant Attorney General, Keogh, Cox & Wilson, Ltd. , Baton Rouge, LA, Andrew Blanchfield , Special Assistant Attorney General, for Respondent.

KNOLL, Justice.*

In this personal injury case, we must determine whether a one and one-half to three inch misalignment between the floors of an elevator and a building's lobby created an unreasonable risk of harm as found by the jury, or whether the elevator's defective condition presented an open and obvious hazard as determined by the Court of Appeal.

Plaintiff, Paul Broussard, filed this suit against the State of Louisiana ...

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