Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
David A. Fall and Silas Blake Axtell argued the cause for petitioner. With them on the brief was Myron Scott.
Samuel D. Slade argued the cause for the United States. With him on the brief were Solicitor General Perlman, Herbert A. Bergson, W. Leavenworth Colby, John R. Benney and Alvin O. West.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS delivered the opinion of the Court.
This case is here on a petition for a writ of certiorari which we granted because of the seeming misapplication by the court below of Jesionowski v. Boston & Maine R. Co., 329 U.S. 452.
Petitioner was a seaman on S.S. Mission Soledad, a steam tanker owned and operated by the United States. He was on the main deck rounding in two blocks, an operation which...
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