Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Badeaux & Discon, Reginald T. Badeaux, Jr., John G. Discon, J. Michael Cumberland, New Orleans, for plaintiff-appellant.
Christovich & Kearney, Lawrence J. Ernst, New Orleans, for defendant-appellee.
Before REGAN, CHASEZ and BARNETTE, JJ.
Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Fourth Circuit.
Plaintiff, Peter Smith, Jr., an unskilled laborer, brought suit against Highlands Insurance Company, the workmen's compensation insurer of S. K. Whitty & Company, seeking benefits of $35 per week for 400 weeks, less a credit for compensation previously paid, and for medical expenses, penalties and attorney's fees. He alleged that he has sustained total and permanent injuries as the result of a job accident when a large clump of mud fell into a...
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