No. 19294.

302 F.2d 489 (1962)

Mrs. Julian Lamar DAVIS, Temporary Administratrix of the Estate of Charles Edward Davis, Deceased, Appellant, v. PARKHILL-GOODLOE COMPANY, Inc., Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit.

Rehearing Denied June 5, 1962.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Joseph B. Bergen, Savannah, Ga., for appellant.

Harry T. Gray, Jacksonville, Fla., for appellee.

Before TUTTLE, Chief Judge, and BROWN and BELL, Circuit Judges.

JOHN R. BROWN, Circuit Judge.

The question presented is whether the trial Court erred in entering judgment for the shipowner in this Jones Act case for damages sustained by the seaman and his survivors by reason of his death suffered in line of duty.1 We hold that it did and reverse. The case was brought as a Civil Action rather than as a libel in admiralty. But the standard of review is now substantially...

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