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SCARBOROUGH v. CLEMCO INDUS., 03-30985

An individual who has invoked his Jones Act seaman status, along with his survivors, may not recover nonpecuniary damages from non-employer third parties.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/18/2004
  • Published 11/19/2004

Judges

  • LITTLE, District Judge:, Before JONES and WIENER, Circuit Judges, and LITTLE, District Judge.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • A. Remy Fransen, Jr. (argued), Fransen & Hardin, Jodi Jacobs Aamodt, Jacobs, Manuel & Kain, New Orleans, LA, for Plaintiffs-Appellants., Roger Douglas Marlow (argued), Hulse & Wanek, Covington, LA, James M. Garner, Martha Y. Curtis, Jacob Albert Airey, Sher, Garner, Cahill, Richter, Klein, McAlister & Hilbert, New Orleans, LA, for Clemco Industries Inc. and Century Indem. Co., Darrell K. Cherry (argued), Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles, New Orleans, LA, for Pulmosan Safety Equipment Co.