No. 1394.

589 S.W.2d 797 (1979)

James Hamilton BEDGOOD and Robert E. Sorenson, Appellants, v. Herbert MADALIN and Wife Sally Madalin, Individually and as Surviving Parents of their Minor Son, Robert Madalin, Appellees.

Court of Civil Appeals of Texas, Corpus Christi.

Rehearing Denied November 15, 1979.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Floyd VanHuseman, Maddin, White, Huseman, Pletcher & Powers, Inc., Lev Hunt, Kleberg & Weil, Corpus Christi, for appellants.

Guy Allison, Corpus Christi, for appellees.


YOUNG, Justice.

The primary issues in this appeal are whether a bystander parent can recover damages for mental anguish resulting when he heard the impact sound caused by an automobile striking his son and then observed his son's injuries shortly before he died, and whether the various damage awards in this case are supported by the evidence.

This case arose out of an accident on September 14, 1974, wherein Robert Madalin, the eleven year...


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