No. 81-3373 Summary Calendar.

683 F.2d 935 (1982)

Ray W. LAMBERT, Sr., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. DIAMOND M DRILLING COMPANY, Diamond M Company, Marathon Oil Company and Marathon Petroleum Company, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Rehearing Denied October 15, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lawrence N. Curtis, Lafayette, La., for plaintiff-appellant.

Weigand & Siegrist, Joseph J. Weigand, Jr., Houma, La., for Diamond M Drilling.

Before BROWN, POLITZ and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Rehearing Denied October 15, 1982. See 688 F.2d 1023.

JERRE S. WILLIAMS, Circuit Judge:

Ray W. Lambert, Sr., was seriously injured when he slipped on drilling mud on the deck of a semi-submersible drilling rig operated by his employer, the Diamond M Drilling Companies. He sues the Diamond M Companies under the Jones Act, 46 U.S.C. § 688, claiming negligence in the maintenance and condition of the drilling rig which resulted...

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