PERRY v. TEXACO COMPANY

No. 6993.

320 So.2d 310 (1975)

Ernest L. PERRY v. The TEXACO COMPANY and the Travelers Insurance Company.

Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Fourth Circuit.

October 9, 1975.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert E. Lee, Metairie, for plaintiff-appellant.

James R. Murrell, III, Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, New Orleans, for defendants-appellees.

Before REDMANN, BOUTALL and MORIAL, JJ.


REDMANN, Judge.

Plaintiff appeals from the dismissal, after trial on the merits, of his tort suit. The trial court reasoned defendant was his statutory employer under La.R.S. 23:1061 and therefore liable exclusively in workmen's compensation, R.S. 23:1032. We affirm.

Plaintiff's direct employer was Arc & Arms, Inc., who had agreed under a "Miscellaneous Work Agreement" to "furnish certain general oil field contract services including but not limited to...

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