Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Charles F. Engle and John D. Miller argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioner.
George T. Owen, Jr. argued the cause and filed a brief for respondents.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. CHIEF JUSTICE VINSON delivered the opinion of the Court.
We granted certiorari in this case to consider a question arising under the federal venue statutes. Petitioner, a resident and citizen of the State of Mississippi, brought a negligence action based on diversity of citizenship in the District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The defendants in that suit were the respondents Reich Bros. Construction Company, a partnership, and its individual members...
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