Alaska Steamship Co. v. McHugh
268 U.S. 23 (1925)

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Alaska Steamship Co. v. McHugh, 268 U.S. 23 (1925)

Alaska Steamship Co. v. McHugh

No. 294

Submitted March 10, 1925

Decided April 13, 1925

268 U.S. 23

Syllabus

The First Employers' Liability Act (June 11, 1906, c. 3073, 34 Stat. 232) did not undertake to regulate the liability of shipowners for personal injuries suffered by their employees due to negligence. P. 268 U. S. 27.

The circuit court of appeals certified two questions, the first of which is set out and answered in the opinion.

Page 268 U. S. 26

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