United States Ninth Circuit

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Cruz v. National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., 17-55441

Held that a ship repair worker who had collected workers' compensation from a staffing firm for her injuries could not bring a tort suit. She had sued the general contractor (a borrowing employer) that was performing repairs on a docked vessel. Affirmed summary judgment against her negligence claims, in a case involving the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2018/12/19

Judges

  • Bybee

Court

  • United States Ninth Circuit

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