210 F2d 831 Mormino v. Hess

210 F.2d 831

Leonard J. MORMINO, Libelant-Appellant,


Leon HESS, Inc., Respondent-Appellee.

No. 169.

Docket 22935.

United States Court of Appeals Second Circuit.

Argued February 3, 1954.

Decided February 15, 1954.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; Vincent L. Leibell, Judge.

Leonard J. Mormino appeals from an assertedly inadequate decree in admiralty in his favor for damages and maintenance and cure for personal injuries sustained by him on June 29, 1948, as a member of the crew of the S. S. David T. Wilentz, owned by respondent, Leon Hess, Inc.

Robert E. Connolley, New York City, for libelant-appellant.

Frederick H. Cunningham, New York City (Victor S. Cichanowicz, Brooklyn, N. Y., on brief), for respondent-appellee.

Before CLARK, FRANK and HINCKS, Circuit Judges.


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Decree affirmed on the opinion of District Judge Leibell, 119 F.Supp. 314.