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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:
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