324 F2d 958 Woodruff v. Schering Corporation

324 F.2d 958

Charles S. WOODRUFF, Appellant,
SCHERING CORPORATION and Aetna Casualty and Surety Company and Globe Indemnity Co., Appellees.

No. 20617.

United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit.

December 20, 1963.

Rehearing Denied January 27, 1964.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana; E. Gordon West, Judge.

Arthur Cobb, Baton Rouge, La., for appellant.

Edward W. Gray, W. P. Macmurdo, J. H. Percy, Jr., of Percy, Macmurdo & Gray, Baton Rouge, La., for Schering Corporation and Globe Indemnity Co.

F. W. Middleton, Jr., Baton Rouge, La., Taylor, Porter, Brooks, Fuller & Phillips, Baton Rouge, La., for Aetna Casualty and Surety Co.

Before RIVES and CAMERON, Circuit Judges, and HUNTER, District Judge.


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The unsuccessful plaintiff, recognizing the adequacy of the record to support the jury verdict against him, seeks a reversal because of alleged erroneous instructions. We have carefully examined the Court's instructions and find them free from prejudicial error.


After a hard fought trial, the jury, with ample evidence and the opportunity to observe the witnesses, resolved the issues of negligence in favor of defendant. Appellant's contentions are without merit. The judgment is