Moragne v. States Marine Lines, Inc.
398 U.S. 375 (1970)

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Moragne v. States Marine Lines, Inc., 398 U.S. 375 (1970)

Moragne v. States Marine Lines, Inc.

No. 175

Argued March 4, 1970

Decided June 15, 1970

98 U.S. 375

Syllabus

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.

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