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Yamaha Motor Corp., U. S. A. v. Calhoun

Docket No.: 94-1387
Argued: October 31, 1995
Decided: January 19, 1996

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1292, Economic Activity, Election of Remedies

PartyNames: YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A., et al. , Petitioners, v. Lucien B. CALHOUN, etc., et al.
Petitioner: Yamaha Motor Corp., U. S. A.
Respondent: Calhoun

Supreme Court Docket

Yamaha Motor Corp., U. S. A.
v.
Calhoun
516 U.S. 199 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 619133 L.Ed.2d 578 (516 U.S. 1
Question:

Do state remedies apply in maritime wrongful-death cases in which no federal statute specifies the appropriate relief and the decedent was not a seaman, longshore worker, or person otherwise engaged in a maritime trade?

Yamaha Motor Corp., U. S. A. v. Calhoun
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 31, 1995

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Calhoun, 0 vote(s) against
Opinion By:

Yamaha Motor Corp., U. S. A. v. Calhoun
Case Documents

1Opinion in Yamaha Motor Corp., U. S. A. v. Calhoun
2Opinion in Yamaha Motor Corp., U. S. A. v. Calhoun
Additional documents for this case are pending review.