No. 2003-C-1488.

874 So.2d 131 (2004)

Karen J. RICHARD, Individually and on Behalf of Her Minor Child, Emily Richard v. Michael A. HALL, Screening Systems International, Louisiana Division, Inc., Allstate Insurance Company and Empire Insurance Company.

Supreme Court of Louisiana.

Rehearing Denied June 25, 2004.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

W. Arthur Abercrombie, Jr., John S. Tharp, Gerald L. Walter, Jr., Baton Rouge, Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips, for Applicant.

Gary A. Bezet, Carol Galloway, Baton Rouge, Kean, Miller, Hawthorne, D'Armond, McCowan & Jarman; David I. Bordelon, Ungarino & Eckert; Donald R. Smith, Baton Rouge, Smith & Brumfeld, for Respondent.

KNOLL, Justice.

This is a wrongful death case that concerns a duck hunter who accidentally shot and killed another duck hunter. We are called upon to address two significant areas of tort law, namely, vicarious liability of an employer and the immunity afforded by Louisiana's Recreational Use Immunity Statutes.1 Plaintiffs, the widow and child of the deceased, alleged the employer was vicariously liable and/or liable for its own negligence...


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