Dr. Doyle F. Philippe filed this suit to recover damages for personal injuries suffered when his shotgun accidentally discharged and severed his right thumb. The trial court found that the cause of the accident was a defect in the design and manufacture of the safety mechanism of the shotgun, and rendered judgment in favor of plaintiff for $900,067.00. On appeal, the Court of Appeal amended the judgment...
PHILIPPE v. BROWNING ARMS CO.
395 So.2d 310 (1980)
Dr. Doyle F. PHILIPPE v. BROWNING ARMS COMPANY et al.
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May 19, 1980.
Dissenting Opinion September 24, 1980.
On Rehearing March 2, 1981.
Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Raymond Morgan Allen, Allen, Gooch & Bourgeois, Lafayette, for defendants-applicants.
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