Butler v. Whiteman
356 U.S. 271 (1958)

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Butler v. Whiteman, 356 U.S. 271 (1958)

Butler v. Whiteman

No. 200, Misc.

Decided April 14, 1958

356 U.S. 271

Syllabus

Certiorari granted.

In this case arising under the Jones Act, petitioner's evidence presented an evidentiary basis for jury findings as to whether or not (1) the tug involved was in navigation, (2) the petitioner's decedent was a seaman and member of the crew of the tug within the meaning of the Jones Act, and (3) employer negligence played a part in producing decedent's death.

243 F. 2d 563, reversed, and cause remanded for trial.

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