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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.




Summary: 463 F. Supp. University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston v. U. S., 557 F.2d 438 (5th Cir. 1977); In re Pentzien, Inc., 1974 A.M.C. 1201 (D.Neb.1974); In re Scranton Industries, Inc., 358 F. Supp. 7 (S.D.N.Y.1972); In re Pacific Far East Line, Inc., 314 F. Supp. See also In re Chinese Maritime Trust, Ltd., 361 F. Supp.


Summary: 232 F. Supp. The defendant, Wayne Wendell Lucas, was duly served by the Deputy United States Marshal with a summons and order to show cause at "Navy Exchange Garage" in the Canal Zone on May 2, 1963 and a hearing was had on May 7, 1963 with both the plaintiff and defendant in person, Attorney W. J. Sheridan, Jr. representing the plaintiff and Attorney Woodrow de Castro representing the defendant. Thereafter, in support of the Motion to Vacate and attached to a Memorandum of Law, the counsel for ......read more.


Summary: 506 F. Supp. Eliminating those damages as a result of the vessel's detention by the Board of Local Inspector's (B.L.I.), the parties have previously stipulated to the liability and quantum of damages levied against the Panama Canal Commission (P.C.C.). Measure of damages generally In determining the amount of the award of damages for injuries to a vessel for which the Panama Canal Company is determined to be liable, there may be included: (1) actual or estimated cost of repairs; (2) charter hire......read more.