Solana v. GSF Dev. Driller I, 06-30930
In an admiralty action for a percentage of the salvage value of a drilling unit, summary judgment for defendant is reversed where the record did not support the district court's conclusion that, as a matter of law, the parties agreed that the plaintiffs would be compensated in the same manner that they had previously been compensated by defendant.
- Decided 11/05/2009
- Published 11/05/2009
- OWEN, Circuit Judge:, Before HIGGINBOTHAM, SMITH and OWEN, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Hugh Ramsay Straub (argued), Phelps Dunbar, L.L.P., New Orleans, LA, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Robert Reed Johnston (argued), George J. Fowler, III, Fowler, Rodriguez, Valdes-Fauli, New Orleans, LA, for Defendants-Appellees.