Leonard J. Mormino, Libelant-appellant, v. Leon Hess, Inc., Respondent-appellee, 210 F.2d 831 (2d Cir. 1954)

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US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 210 F.2d 831 (2d Cir. 1954) 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.


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