The company contracted by the developers of the doomed Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans to knock the building down does not have the liability insurance to do the job, according to 1031 Canal Development.
The Louisiana Department of Health has reported Louisiana’s first presumptive positive case of COVID-19, commonly referred to as coronavirus, a Jefferson Parish resident who is hospitalized in Orleans Parish, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Monday.
Emergency crews are racing against the clock to bring down the rest of the collapsed structure in the New Orleans Central Business District in a safe manner. This comes as recovery efforts are also underway for the bodies of two workers who are still inside.