Madera Sugar Pine Co. v. Industrial Acc. Comm'n
262 U.S. 499 (1923)

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Madera Sugar Pine Co. v. Industrial Acc. Comm'n, 262 U.S. 499 (1923)

Madera Sugar Pine Company v.

Industrial Accident Commission of California

Nos. 235 and 296

Argued March 7, 1923

Decided June 4, 1923

262 U.S. 499

Syllabus

1. A state workmen's compensation act otherwise valid, does not, by requiring that compensation for the accidental death of an employee, irrespective of negligence, be paid to his nonresident alien dependents deprive the employer of property without due process, in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. P. 262 U. S. 501.

2. The constitutionality of acts of this kind does not depend upon the compensation's being limited to citizens or residents of the state. Id.

Affirmed.

Error to judgments of the Supreme Court of California denying writs to review two awards made by the state Industrial Accident Commission.

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