No. 50642.

246 So.2d 16 (1971)

258 La. 285

John MILLER, Individually and on Behalf of his minor daughter, Deborah Ann Miller v. Lionel J. THOMAS et al.

Supreme Court of Louisiana.

March 29, 1971.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Joseph J. Laura, Jr., New Orleans, for plaintiff-appellee-applicant.

Stanley E. Loeb, New Orleans, for defendants-respondents.

Phelps, Dunbar, Marks, Claverie & Sims, Blake West, New Orleans, for defendants-appellees-respondents.

SANDERS, Justice.

We granted a writ in this damage suit to review the judgment of the Court of Appeal reducing the jury award for personal injuries by more than one-half. We reinstate the jury award.

During the afternoon of December 9, 1965, Deborah Ann Miller, plaintiff's seventeen-year-old daughter, was a guest passenger in an automobile driven by Anita Labry and owned by her father. While traveling south on the Airline Highway (U. S. Highway 61) near Kenner...


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