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GAROFALO v. PRINCESS CRUISES, B127126

The Death on the High Seas Act, 46 U.S.C. 761 et seq, preempts an employer-s state law claim in a subrogation action to recover from a third party tortfeasor sums the employer was obligated to pay for an employee-s injury.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/29/2000
  • Published 12/29/2000

Judges

  • KITCHING, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Grancell, Lebovitz, Stander, Marx and Barnes and David W. Allor, Los Angeles, for Intervener and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Kaye, Rose & Partners, Lawrence W. Kaye, San Diego, and Elsa M. Ward, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Respondent.
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