No. 351.

337 U.S. 783 (1949)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 27, 1949.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Leavenworth Colby argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the brief were Solicitor General Perlman, Assistant Attorney General Morison, Paul A. Sweeney and Morton Hollander.

Jacob Rassner argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief was Bertram J. Dembo.

Silas B. Axtell and Myron Scott filed a brief for the Friends of Andrew Furuseth Legislative Association, as amicus curiae, supporting respondent.

MR. JUSTICE REED delivered the opinion of the Court.

This case, like Hust v. Moore-McCormack Lines, 328 U.S. 707, and Caldarola v. Eckert, 332 U.S. 155, presents questions concerning the liability for injury to third persons of a general agent who, under the terms of the war-time standard form of agency agreement, GAA 4-4-42,

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