Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Eugene F. Black, with whom Mr. Jesse P. Wolcott was on the brief, for petitioner.
Mr. Leo J. Carrigan filed a brief on behalf of respondents.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. CHIEF JUSTICE HUGHES delivered the opinion of the Court.
Petitioner, a longshoreman, was injured at Port Huron while unloading a vessel lying in navigable water. He was about his work on the deck of the vessel when he was struck by a swinging hoist, lifting cargo from a hatch, and was precipitated upon the wharf. He sought compensation under the compensation act of the State of Michigan. His employer, the Port Huron Terminal Company, contended that the accident...
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