Joseph Almerico v. City of Harahan
(March 2006)

Thomas P. Anzelmo won a victory in favor of the City of Harahan in the case entitled Joseph Almerico v. City of Harahan. Plaintiff sued the City for (1) negligent infliction of emotional distress; (2) reckless infliction of emotional distress; (3) intentional infliction of emotional distress; (4) malicious prosecution; (5) defamation/slander; and (6) abuse of process after the civil service board found that plaintiff’s termination was done in bad faith. The trial court dismissed all of plaintiffs’ claims on the City of Harahan’s Exception of No Cause of Action which was affirmed on appeal. See Joseph Almerico v. City of Harahan, 05-749 (La. App. 5 Cir. 03/28/06), 927 So.2d 586.