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Citation: 382 F. Supp. 907 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 3139
Status: Published | Citing: 12
Summary: 382 F. Supp. 907 (1974) In the Matter of the Complaint of BLACK SEA STEAMSHIP COMPANY, Owner of the M/V SVETLOGORSK, for exoneration from or limitation of liability. The plaintiff, Black Sea Steamship Company as owner of the M/V SVETLOGORSK, has petitioned for limitation of liability under the provisions of 9 Stat. The decision to have a special hearing on the question of limitation of liability was decided upon argument of counsel for AQUARIUS that it could be clearly held separate from a trial......read more.


Citation: 479 F. Supp. 1088 | Docket No.: CV. 78-403-B, CV. 78-422-B, CV. 78-424-B and CV. 78-442-B
Status: Published | Citing: 9
Summary: 479 F. Supp. In Sandoval v. Mitsui Sempaku K.K. Tokyo, 460 F.2d 1163 (5th Cir. Those cases held that a shipowner owed longshoremen and harbor workers the duty to provide a seaworthy vessel and that a shipowner sued by an injured longshoreman for breach of that duty or for negligence could sue the stevedore-employer for indemnity for breach of the warranty of workmanlike performance. The Company responds that while nothing in the 1972 Amendments to the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensat......read more.


Citation: 243 F. Supp. 239 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 5854
Status: Published | Citing: 9
Summary: 243 F. Supp. The employees, their periods of employment, and rates of pay during the period involved are as follows: ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Workweek Period Rate of Name Beginning Ending Pay ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Alfred E. Bishop April 13, 1963 June 15, 1963 $1.15 ......read more.


Citation: 522 F. Supp. 1 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 77-0195-B
Status: Published | Citing: 32
Summary: 522 F. Supp. United States District Court, D. Canal Zone, Balboa Division. JOHN R. BROWN, Circuit Judge:[*] Plaintiffs Caton and Shepherd filed the present civil action against their former employer, the Canal Zone Government,[1] on May 25, 1977, alleging that they (and others similarly employed by the Fire Division) are the victims of discrimination on account of their race (black) and citizenship or national origin (Panamanian). When the 1955 Treaty of Mutual Understanding and Cooperation Betw......read more.


Citation: 383 F. Supp. 816 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 7632
Status: Published | Citing: 4
Summary: 383 F. Supp. As a defense to the action, defendant, Panama Canal Company, contended that its liability, if any, was limited by the terms of the Panama Canal Company/Canal Zone Government Official Tariff, Item 160.02(4) in the same way and to the same amount as that of Italian Line.


Citation: 403 F. Supp. 392 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 75-0152-B
Status: Published | Citing: 1
Summary: 403 F. Supp. 392 (1975) TRACOR MARINE INC., as Owners Pro Hac Vice of the RESEARCH VESSEL H. J. W. FAY et al., Plaintiffs, v. At approximately 1600 of May 14, 1975, the Chief Mate and Wiper of FAY boarded the MARGOTH, returned to the FAY at about 1620 and reported the vessel was a derelict; at approximately 1800 three (3) men from FAY were sent back to the MARGOTH for the purpose of preparing for the salvage operation and at about 1830 a tow line was passed from FAY to MARGOTH and at about 1850 ......read more.


Citation: 115 F. Supp. 687 | Docket No.: 3097
Status: Published | Citing: 9
Summary: 115 F. Supp. The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the Court of Appeals, 5 Cir., 185 F.2d 730, and the cause was remanded to this Court for further proceedings. Stewart v. United States, D. C., 25 F.2d 869, 870; Henson v. Fidelity & Columbia Trust Co., D. C., 3 F. Supp. Krey v. U. S., 2 Cir., 123 F.2d 1008, 1010. In The Great Northern, 9 Cir., 251 F. 826, 830, a case quite similar to this one, the Court in reviewing the evidence said: "The appellant was a man 47 years of age.


Citation: 361 F. Supp. 120 | Docket No.: Civ. Nos. 7300, 7331, 7332, 7375, 7376 and 7548
Status: Published | Citing: 6
Summary: 361 F. Supp. Capt. William G. GAWRONSKI, Plaintiff, v. S/S RALEIGH, her engines, tackles, boilers, etc., Defendant. v. Lehman, 56 Md. 209; Central Trust Co. v. East Tennessee Co., D.C., 70 F. 764; Thomas v. Lancaster Mills, 71 F. 481, 19 CCA 88; also Henry Siegel Co., D.C., 223 F. 369 and Hornor v. Henning, 93 U.S. 228, 23 L. Ed. In a recent case, Brandon v. Denton, 5 Cir., 302 F.2d 404, a preferred ship mortgage was given priority over a maritime lien for fuel oil furnished the vessel in Italy ......read more.


Citation: 495 F. Supp. 179 | Docket No.: Civ. A. No. 79-451-B
Status: Published | Citing: 14
Summary: 495 F. Supp. Plaintiff, Aixa O. Vda De Berrio, a citizen of the Republic of Panama and a resident of Chorrera, Panama, has brought suit against the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA)[1] for the wrongful death of her husband, Deoglides Berrio Arias. On September 27, 1978 plaintiff submitted an administrative claim pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2675(a) in the amount of $750,000 to the Claims Branch of the Canal Zone Government/Panama Canal Company.[10] The Canal Zone Government and t......read more.


Citation: 243 F. Supp. 8 | Docket No.: 5519
Status: Published | Citing: 5
Summary: 243 F. Supp. This action was commenced by the filing of a libel in rem on March 10, 1963 by Todd Shipyards Corporation against F/V Maigus Luck, her engines, tackle, etc. to recover the sum of $48,900.00 and interest thereon as a balance due for repairs and supplies furnished to the vessel by libelant at Galveston, Texas between May 22, 1959 and July 9, 1959 inclusive. On July 10, 1959 (the day following the departure of the vessel from Galveston, Texas and without notice to libelant) a mortgage ......read more.


Citation: 495 F. Supp. 779 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 78-0308-B
Status: Published | Citing: 6
Summary: 495 F. Supp. 779 (1980) Marina Correa DE VARGAS, Plaintiff, v. PANAMA CANAL COMPANY, Defendant. The defendant Panama Canal Company (Company) is a corporate sovereign specially *780 authorized to sue and be sued in its own name in this court under provisions of 2 Canal Zone Code § 65. Plaintiff Vargas alleges that the driver of the defendant Company's motor vehicle, Manuel Lucio Rodriguez, an agent, servant, or employee of the defendant Company operating the motor vehicle within the line and scop......read more.


Citation: 492 F. Supp. 689 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 77-0121-B
Status: Published | Citing: 25
Summary: 492 F. Supp. Their violation by the vessel, which violation was a proximate cause of plaintiff's injuries, constitutes negligence per se, Arthur v. Flota Mercante Gran Centro Americana, S. A., 487 F.2d 561, 564 (5th Cir. The Sieracki-Ryan doctrine, see infra, was apparently exported to the Panama Canal Zone by the case of Sandoval v. Mitsui Sempaku K. K. Tokyo, 460 F.2d 1163 (5th Cir. 460 F.2d at 1166; see Seas Shipping Co. v. Sieracki, 328 U.S. 85, 66 S. Ct. 872, 90 L. Ed. 460 F.2d at 1168; see......read more.


Citation: 69 F. Supp. 980 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 2040
Status: Published | Citing: 2
Summary: 69 F. Supp. The answer is practically an admission of the material allegations of the petition, but there is denial and affirmative pleas substantially to the effect that petitioner was not entitled to return to the country of his birth and citizenship by reason of a contract of employment entered into between the petitioner and an agent of the War Department on June 2, 1943, and that ever since said date the petitioner had been an employee of the War Department serving with the Army in the fiel......read more.


Citation: 246 F. Supp. 998 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 5858
Status: Published | Citing: 26
Summary: 246 F. Supp. 998 (1965) CANAL ZONE CENTRAL LABOR UNION AND METAL TRADES COUNCIL, AFL-CIO, an employee-labor organization, Paul W. Bramlett, an employee of the Panama Canal Company, Pauline F. Blaney, an employee of the Canal Zone Government, Albert F. Hanson, an employee of the Canal Zone Government, James J. O'Donnell, an employee of the Panama Canal Company, Lydia M. Myers, an employee of the Canal Zone Government, Plaintiffs, v. Robert J. FLEMING, Jr., Governor of the Canal Zone and President......read more.


Citation: 416 F. Supp. 641 | Docket No.: Civ. Nos. 75-0332-B, 75-0363-B
Status: Published | Citing: 3
Summary: 416 F. Supp. On Motions for Summary Judgment as to Liability heretofore filed by Plaintiffs, same were granted and Judgment entered accordingly in favour of Plaintiffs on March 19, 1976, 409 F. Supp.


Citation: 161 F. Supp. 35 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 4555
Status: Published | Citing: 11
Summary: 161 F. Supp. (2) The plaintiff received the $235.69 in issue as Compensation Benefits from the insurance carrier in lieu of wages and compensable time lost by reason of the injury, and (3) If the Court should find the defendant liable that the award of the special damages be held in abeyance subject to the filing of memorandum of law. Thereafter the attorney for the defendant filed a motion to substitute the Indemnity Insurance Company of North America, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, alleging that ......read more.


Citation: 184 F. Supp. 246 | Docket No.: 4317, 4340
Status: Published | Citing: 18
Summary: 184 F. Supp. 246 (1960) ANDROS SHIPPING CO., Ltd., a corporation, Libelant, v. PANAMA CANAL COMPANY, a corporation, Respondent. EMPRESA NACIONAL DEL PETROLEO, a corporation, Libelant, v. ANDROS SHIPPING CO., Ltd., a corporation, and the steamtanker THE ANDROS VENTURE, her engines, boilers, etc., and The Panama Canal Company, a corporation, Respondents. *247 *248 Healy, Baillie & Burke, New York City, L. S. Carrington, de Castro & Robles, Balboa, Canal Zone, for Andros Shipping Co., Ltd. and The ......read more.


Citation: 139 F. Supp. 327 | Docket No.: 3996
Status: Published | Citing: 12
Summary: 139 F. Supp. The libellant, Rebe, filed exceptions to the intervening libel of the Swiss Bank and without being ruled upon the Swiss Bank filed an amended intervening libel in which in addition to the allegations pleaded in the original intervening libel it avers that its mortgages are valid and subsisting preferred maritime liens against the vessel by virtue of the "Ship Mortgage Act", 46 U.S. C.A. § 921 et seq., and that the mortgage and supplement are prior and superior to the interests, lien......read more.


Citation: 238 F. Supp. 887 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 5581
Status: Published | Citing: 5
Summary: 238 F. Supp. 887 (1965) The UNITED STATES of America for the use of WAY PANAMA, S. A., Plaintiff, v. UHLHORN INTERNATIONAL, S. A., Defendant, and National Surety Corporation, Surety-Defendant. The complaint *889 alleged that defendant, Uhlhorn International, S. A., a Panamanian corporation licensed to do business in the Canal Zone, was awarded a contract by the Federal Aviation Agency numbered FA-2-1579 (amended to FA-2-1578 in the amended complaint), for the construction of a building in the Ca......read more.


Citation: 361 F. Supp. 194 | Docket No.: Crim. No. 6430
Status: Published | Citing: 8
Summary: 361 F. Supp. FACTS The defendant, Paul Ken Furukawa, is an enlisted man in the U. S. Army, stationed at Quarry Heights, Canal Zone, and he was assigned to the Army Data Processing Center. The Captain and Sergeant Harding arrived at the room of the defendant at about 10:30 a. m. and in the presence of defendant's roommate, PFC Peneke, who unlocked the door to their room, a search and inventory was conducted. Henry v. United States, 361 U.S. 98, 80 S. Ct. 168, 4 L. Ed.