No. 79-1731.

683 F.2d 99 (1982)

Jackie Lee LYONS, Appellant, v. OHIO RIVER SAND AND GRAVEL COMPANY, a subsidiary of McDonough Company and the dredge vessel "Joe Lucas", Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

Decided July 19, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David Nibert, Point Pleasant, W. Va. (Don C. Kingery, Kingery & Nibert, Point Pleasant, W. Va., on brief), for appellant.

Stanley M. Chesley, Cincinnati, Ohio (William R. Ellis, Waite, Schneider, Bayless & Chesley, Cincinnati, Ohio, Howard F. Meek, Vinson, Meek, Peoples & Pettit, Huntington, W. Va., on brief), for appellees.

Before HALL, PHILLIPS and CHAPMAN, Circuit Judges.


Plaintiff, Jackie Lee Lyons, a seaman, filed this action against defendants, The Ohio River Sand and Gravel Company and the dredge vessel "JOE LUCAS" seeking damages for negligence under the Jones Act, 46 U.S.C. § 688, unseaworthiness, and failure to provide adequate maintenance and cure. Following judgment for the defendants on all counts, plaintiff appeals. We affirm in part, reverse in part and remand for further proceedings.

Lyons was...

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