No. 94-30605.

64 F.3d 206 (1995)

Dennis J. BALDASSARO, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. UNITED STATES of America, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

September 15, 1995.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lawrence D. Wiedemann, John Denenea, Jr., Wiedemann & Wiedemann, New Orleans, LA, for appellant.

Michelle T. Delemarre, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Trial Atty., David V. Hutchinson, Asst. Dir., Admiralty, Washington, DC, Eddie J. Jordan, Jr., Nancy A. Nungesser, U.S. Attys., New Orleans, LA, Rick Gonzalez, U.S. Dept. of Transp., Maritime Admin., Washington, DC, for appellee.

Before REAVLEY, KING and WIENER, Circuit Judges.

WIENER, Circuit Judge:

Plaintiff-Appellant Dennis J. Baldassaro appeals a district court order granting summary judgment in favor of Defendant-Appellee the United States of America, dismissing Baldassaro's maritime personal injury action on the ground that the "discretionary function exception" bars his negligence claim against the United States. Baldassaro also appeals the district court's amended judgment to the extent that it rejects his contention that the United...

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