No. 76-1441.

587 F.2d 1030 (1978)

Carole C. RENNER, as Administratrix of the Estate of Robert Ross Renner, Deceased, Plaintiff-Appellee, Jane Ann Joseph, As Executrix of the Estate of Max Eugene Joseph, and Individually, and James David Joseph, a Minor, by and through His Guardian Ad Litem, Linda L. Russell, Plaintiffs-Appellees, Loretta Karr, As Executrix of the Estate of Richard Karr, and Individually; Ronald Perry Karr, a Minor, and Jennifer Lynn Karr, a Minor, by and through Their Guardian Ad Litem, Linda L. Russell, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

December 18, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gregory A. Long (argued), Los Angeles, Cal., for defendant-appellant.

Leonard G. Ratner (argued), Los Angeles, Cal., for plaintiffs-appellees.

Before HUFSTEDLER and TRASK, Circuit Judges, and CLAIBORNE, District Judge.


We granted an interlocutory appeal, under 28 U.S.C. § 1292(b), to review determinations by the district court in these three wrongful death actions that the plaintiffs can sue under both the Death on the High Seas Act ("DOHSA"), 46 U.S.C. § 761 et seq. and the new federal maritime wrongful death remedy created by Moragne v. States Marine Lines, Inc., 398 U.S. 375, 90 S.Ct. 1772, 26 L.Ed.2d 339 (1970...

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