Alaska Steamship Co. v. McHughAnnotate this Case
268 U.S. 23 (1925)
U.S. Supreme Court
Alaska Steamship Co. v. McHugh, 268 U.S. 23 (1925)
Alaska Steamship Co. v. McHugh
Submitted March 10, 1925
Decided April 13, 1925
268 U.S. 23
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.