No. 00-31166.

259 F.3d 369 (2001)

Conoco, Inc. Plaintiff-Appellant v. Medic Systems, Inc., Grasso Corporation, Grasso Production Management, Inc., Ppi-Seahawk Services, Inc., and Offshore Logistics, Inc. Defendants-Appellees

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

July 19, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Donald W. Washington (argued), George Andrew Veazey, Karen Daniel Ancelet, Jeansonne & Remondet, Lafayette, LA. for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Robert Michael Kallam (argued), Bryan Edward Lege, Preis, Kraft & Roy, Lafayette, LA, for Grasso Production Management, Inc.

Before HIGGINBOTHAM and BENAVIDES, Circuit Judges, and DUPLANTIER, District Judge.


Conoco, Inc. (Conoco) appeals the dismissal of its claim for contractual indemnity for attorney fees and costs incurred in the defense of a lawsuit brought against it on behalf of an employee of Medic Systems, Inc. For the reasons that follow, we reverse the district judge's grant of defendants' motion for summary judgment, grant Conoco's motion for summary judgment, and remand for further proceedings.

Lonna Herronen, an employee of Medic Systems...

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