No. 73-2201. Summary Calendar.

485 F.2d 580 (1973)

Eric M. LINDEN, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. EASTERN ASSOCIATED TERMINALS COMPANY, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Rehearing Denied November 13, 1973.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Owen J. Bradley, New Orleans, La., for plaintiff-appellant.

J. Walter Ward, Jr., New Orleans, La., for defendant-appellee.

Before BELL, GODBOLD and INGRAHAM, Circuit Judges.


Appellant was injured while walking across a spar barge owned by his employer, the appellee. He seeks to recover damages from his employer, despite the exclusive coverage provisions of applicable workmen's compensation legislation, on the theory that his injury resulted from breach of the vessel's warranty of seaworthiness. See Jackson v. Lykes Bros. S.S. Co., 1967, 386 U.S. 731, 87 S.Ct. 1419, 18 L.Ed.2d 488. The court...

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