No. 90-3472.

932 F.2d 413 (1991)

William CRISMAN and Patricia Crisman, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. ODECO, INC., Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

May 31, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Richard C. Broussard, Bob F. Right and William P. Rutledge, Domengeaux & Wright, Lafayette, La., for plaintiffs-appellants.

Alan Guy Brackett and Maurice C. Hebert, Jr., New Orleans, La., for defendant-appellee.

Before THORNBERRY, JOLLY, and SMITH, Circuit Judges.

JERRY E. SMITH, Circuit Judge:

Plaintiff William Crisman suffers from loss of hearing and hypersensitivity to chemicals, allegedly because of his exposure to petroleum-based chemicals while serving on vessels owned by his employer, defendant Odeco, Inc. (Odeco). The district court held that Crisman's suit was time-barred because he either knew or should have known, long before he filed this suit, that his injuries were linked to his work. 736 F.Supp...

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