Pillsbury v. United Engineering Co.
342 U.S. 197 (1952)

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Pillsbury v. United Engineering Co., 342 U.S. 197 (1952)

Pillsbury v. United Engineering Co.

No. 229

Argued December 6, 1951

Decided January 2, 1952

342 U.S. 197


Under § 13(a) of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, the one-year period of limitation on the filing of claims for compensation for disability begins to run on the date of the injury, and not on some subsequent date when disability occurs. Pp. 342 U. S. 197-200.

187 F.2d 987 affirmed.

The District Court vacated certain awards of compensation under the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. 92 F.Supp. 898. The Court of Appeals affirmed. 187 F.2d 987. This Court granted certiorari. 342 U.S. 847. Affirmed, p. 342 U. S. 200.

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