Moragne v. States Marine Lines, Inc.Annotate this Case
398 U.S. 375 (1970)
U.S. Supreme Court
Moragne v. States Marine Lines, Inc., 398 U.S. 375 (1970)
Moragne v. States Marine Lines, Inc.
Argued March 4, 1970
Decided June 15, 1970
98 U.S. 375
Petitioner is not foreclosed from bringing this action under federal maritime law, based on unseaworthiness, for the wrongful death within state territorial waters of her husband. a longshoreman, as a wrongful death action under such law is maintainable for breach of maritime duties. The Harrisburg,119 U. S. 199, overruled. Pp. 398 U. S. 379-409.
409 F.2d 32, reversed and remanded.