No. 323.

369 U.S. 527 (1962)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 14, 1962.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jacob L. Morewitz argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioner.

Walter B. Martin, Jr. argued the cause for respondents. With him on the brief was Barron F. Black.

Opinion of the Court by MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS, announced by MR. JUSTICE BRENNAN.

This is a suit in admiralty brought by a seaman to recover (a) maintenance and cure and (b) damages for failure to pay maintenance and cure.1 The District Court, while disallowing the claim for damages, granted maintenance, less any sums earned by the libellant during the period in question. 200 F...

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