Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Robert S. Marx, Cincinnati, O., (Robert S. Marx, Frank E. Wood, Jr. and Harry M. Hoffheimer of Nichols, Wood, Marx & Ginter all of Cincinnati, Ohio, Garey & Garey, New York, N. Y., on the brief) for appellant.
Charles Lester, Jr. Newport, Ky., for appellees.
Chas. E. Lester, Jr. of Lester & Riedinger, Newport, Ky., on the brief, for Louis Levinson appellee.
Marion W. Moore, of Blakely, Moore & Blakely, Covington, Ky., on the brief, for Mitchell A. Hall appellee.
Before HICKS, Chief Judge, and ALLEN and McALLISTER, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit.
ALLEN, Circuit Judge.
The principal question presented by this appeal is whether admiralty cases are controlled by the decisions of state courts. The appeal arises out of a judgment of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky which dismissed a libel in admiralty. The libel prayed for damages for the alleged wrongful death of Katherine Wing, a resident of New York State, who died June 19, 1948, as the result of a boat collision on the Ohio...
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