Sidney S. Levine, As Executor Under the Last Will and Testament of Anna M. Kane, Deceased, Libellant-appellant, v. United States of America and the War Department of the United States Government and the War Shipping Administration of Such Government, Respondents-appellees, 210 F.2d 954 (2d Cir. 1954)

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US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 210 F.2d 954 (2d Cir. 1954) Argued March 9, 1954
Decided March 24, 1954

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; Edward J. Dimock, Judge.

Appeal by libelant from a decision, D.C.S.D.N.Y., 115 F. Supp. 58, and final order sustaining an exception to his libel for the benefits of government war risk insurance on the ground of expiration of the period of limitation for suit provided in the contract and by law.

Samuel Sweetbaum, New York City (Bernard Lefkowitz, New York City, on the brief), for libelant-appellant.

Benjamin H. Berman, Atty., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C. (Warren E. Burger, Asst. Atty. Gen., Leavenworth Colby, Sp. Asst. to Atty. Gen., and J. Edward Lumbard, U. S. Atty., New York City, on the brief), for respondents-appellees.

Before CLARK, MEDINA, and HARLAN, Circuit Judges.


Order of dismissal on the merits affirmed on the opinion of Judge Dimock, D.C.S.D.N.Y., 115 F. Supp. 58; Gregory v. United States, 2 Cir., 187 F.2d 101; and the statute then applicable, 46 U.S. C.A. §§ 1128d, 1128e.