No. 80-3704. Summary Calendar.

683 F.2d 120 (1982)

Dearal STASS, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. AMERICAN COMMERCIAL LINES, INC. and the BARGE "ACBL-920", Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied September 30, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kenneth B. Krobert, Chalmette, La., for plaintiff-appellant.

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, New Orleans, La., Robert M. Contois, Jr., for defendants-appellees.

Before BROWN, POLITZ and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied September 30, 1982.


Plaintiff-Appellant, Dearal Stass, a longshoreman, brought this action pursuant to the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA), 33 U.S.C. § 905(b) to recover damages for injuries he sustained while working aboard a barge owned by defendant-appellee, American Commercial Lines, Inc. At the completion of a non-jury trial, the District Judge, without a written opinion...

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