No. 7541.

383 So.2d 111 (1980)

Larry E. SIKES and Frances W. Sikes, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. McLEAN TRUCKING COMPANY and Freddie Hongo, Defendants-Appellants.

Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Third Circuit.

April 9, 1980.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Stafford, Stewart & Potter, Russell L. Potter, Alexandria, for defendants-appellants.

Antoon, Dalrymple & Beck, Robert L. Beck, Jr., Alexandria, for plaintiffs-appellees.


STOKER, Judge.

On May 23, 1978, a tractor trailer rig owned by defendant, McLean Trucking, and driven by Freddie Hongo lost its braking power as it came down the Fulton Street bridge, into Alexandria. It struck, from behind, a vehicle owned by plaintiff Larry Sikes, and driven by his wife, plaintiff Frances Sikes, while she was parked at a red light. The judge directed a verdict for plaintiffs, and the jury determined damages. Defendant appeals, claiming errors of...

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