No. 87-3673.

857 F.2d 247 (1988)

Doris VICKNAIR, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. SEARS, ROEBUCK & CO. and Allstate Insurance Company, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

August 11, 1988.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Darleen M. Jacobs, Brian C. Beckwith, New Orleans, La., for plaintiff-appellant.

Dona J. Dow, James A. Babst, New Orleans, La., for defendants-appellees.

Before CLARK, Chief Judge, GARZA and POLITZ, Circuit Judges.

POLITZ, Circuit Judge:

Doris Vicknair appeals an adverse judgment on a jury verdict, contending that the trial judge erred in charging the jury and in granting a partial directed verdict to Sears, Roebuck & Co. Finding no error of law, we affirm.


On Christmas Eve 1977, Vicknair was shopping at the Sears outlet in the Clearview Shopping Center, Metairie, Louisiana. As she entered the store she noticed a young boy swinging on...

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