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Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

This maritime action was brought in district court against Defendant-Appellee Cardinal Services, Inc. (“Cardinal”) under the Jones Act,*fn1 and against Defendant-Appellee Kerr-McGee Corporation (“Kerr-McGee”) as successor-in-interest to Oryx Energy Company, under the Louisiana Civil Code’s provisions governing negligence,*fn2 premises liability,*fn3 and strict liability,*fn4 which are incorporated by reference through the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (“OCSLA”).*fn5 Suit was filed by Plaintiffs-Appellants Rusty Roberts and his wife, Sandra Roberts, individually and on behalf of their minor children (collectively “Plaintiffs”) after Rusty Roberts, an employee of Cardinal, was injured while working on a stationary offshore platform owned by Oryx and subsequently acquired by Kerr-McGee.*fn6 The Plaintiffs now appeal the district court’s grants of summary judgment dismissing their claims against Cardinal and Kerr-McGee. We affirm.

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