Rassie Lester Williams, Appellant, v. Lambert's Point Docks, Inc., Ringdals Rederi A/s, Olav Ringdals Tankrederi A/s, Skibs A/s Ringulv, and Skibs A/s Ringwood, Appellees, v. Southern Stevedoring Corporation, Appellee, v. Lambert's Point Docks, Inc., Appellee, 426 F.2d 311 (4th Cir. 1970)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 426 F.2d 311 (4th Cir. 1970) Argued April 10, 1970Decided June 4, 1970

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Norfolk; John A. MacKenzie, Judge.

Leonard B. Sachs, Norfolk, Va., for appellant.

Richard M. Swope, Norfolk, Va. (Jack E. Greer and Williams, Worrell, Kelly & Worthington, Norfolk, Va., on the brief), for appellee Lambert's Point Docks, Inc.

John W. Winston, Norfolk, Va. (Seawell, McCoy, Winston & Dalton, Norfolk, Va., on the brief), for appellee Ringdals Rederi A/S.

Before BOREMAN, WINTER and CRAVEN, Circuit Judges.


Plaintiff below, Rassie Lester Williams, a longshoreman employed by Southern Stevedoring Corporation, appeals from the district court's decision upon his claim for damages for personal injuries resulting from a fall while he was working as a gangwayman with fellow employees in loading scrap metal aboard a ship.

Upon consideration of the record, briefs and oral argument we find no reversible error. The judgment below will be