James M. Sullivan, Plaintiff-appellee, v. United States of America, Defendant-appellant, v. Kenneth F. Rumsey, Third-party Defendant-appellee, 411 F.2d 794 (5th Cir. 1969)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - 411 F.2d 794 (5th Cir. 1969) May 27, 1969

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Alabama at Tuscaloosa; Harlan Hobart Grooms, Judge.

Macon L. Weaver, U. S. Atty., Birmingham, Ala., John G. Laughlin, Chief Torts Section, Wm. L. Morrow, Atty., U. S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., Alan S. Rosenthal, Robert V. Zener, Attys., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., William D. Ruckelshaus and Edwin L. Weisl, Jr., Asst. Attys. Gen., for appellant.

Frank W. Riggs, III, Truman M. Hobbs, Montgomery, Ala., Hubbard H. Harvey, Demopolis, Ala., Richard H. Gill, Montgomery, Ala., Hobbs, Cope-land, Franco, Riggs & Screws, Montgomery, Ala., of counsel, for appellee.

Before TUTTLE and GEWIN, Circuit Judges, and COMISKEY, District Judge.


The judgment in this case is affirmed on the basis of the reasoning set forth in Part I of the opinion of the District Court. 299 F. Supp. 621 (N.D. Ala. 1969).

Judgment affirmed.