No. 91-15153.

971 F.2d 423 (1992)

Kevin T. DOWLING, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. AMERICAN HAWAII CRUISES, INC., et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided August 4, 1992.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lunsford Dole Phillips and Jay Lawrence Friedheim, Honolulu, Hawaii, for plaintiff-appellant.

Robert G. Frame and Joy Lee Cauble, Alcantara & Frame, Honolulu, Hawaii, for defendants-appellees.

Before: HALL, BRUNETTI, and LEAVY, Circuit Judges.


Appellant Kevin T. Dowling sued Appellee American Hawaii Cruises, Inc. ("AHC"), under the Jones Act, 46 U.S.C. § 688, and general maritime law, for injuries he suffered while working aboard AHC's ship the S.S. Independence. The case went to a jury, which found against Dowling on the grounds that AHC was not negligent and that the S.S. Independence was seaworthy. Dowling claims that the district court erred both...

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