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Saratoga Fishing Co. v. J. M. Martinac & Co.

Docket No.: 95-1764
Argued: February 18, 1997
Decided: June 2, 1997

Topics:

Economic Activity, Nongovernmental Liability

PartyNames: SARATOGA FISHING COMPANY, Petitioner, v. J.M. MARTINAC & COMPANY and Marco Seattle Inc.
Petitioner: Saratoga Fishing Co.
Respondent: J. M. Martinac & Co.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 69 F.3d 1432
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Saratoga Fishing Co.
v.
J. M. Martinac & Co.
520 U.S. 875 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1783138 L.Ed.2d 76 (520 U.S. 8
Question:

Can extra equipment, added to a ship after it was constructed, be considered "other property" for which the ship manufacturer is liable?

Saratoga Fishing Co. v. J. M. Martinac & Co.
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 18, 1997

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Saratoga Fishing Co., 3 vote(s) against

Saratoga Fishing Co. v. J. M. Martinac & Co.
Case Documents

1Opinion in Saratoga Fishing Co. v. J. M. Martinac & Co.
2Opinion in Saratoga Fishing Co. v. J. M. Martinac & Co.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.