Alaska Packers Assn. v. Industrial Acc. Comm'n,
276 U.S. 467 (1928)

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Alaska Packers Assn. v. Industrial Acc. Comm'n, 276 U.S. 467 (1928)

Alaska Packers Association v. Industrial Accident Commission

No. 266

Argued March 2, 1928

Decided April 9, 1928

276 U.S. 467


A person employed by a fishing and canning company as a seaman, fisherman, and for general work in and about a cannery was injured, after the fishing season was over, while standing upon the shore and endeavoring to push a stranded fishing boat into navigable water for the purpose of floating it to a nearby dock, where it was to be lifted out and stored for the winter. Held that the injury, if within the admiralty jurisdiction, was of such a local character as to be cognizable under a state compensation law. P. 276 U. S. 469.

73 Calif.Dec 330, affirmed.

Page 276 U. S. 468

Certiorari, 275 U.S. 512, to a judgment of the Supreme Court of California, affirming an award of the State Industrial Accident Commission.

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