Civil Procedure Keyed to Marcus
United Mine Workers of America v. Gibbs
ProfessorBrittany L. Raposa
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Respondent was employed as a mine superintendent in the Grundy Company. However, miners, who were represented by a local union affiliate of Petitioner, inflicted physical injuries upon Respondent after learning that Respondent had employed laborers represented by a rival union. At trial in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, the jury returned a verdict in favor of Respondent on both the federal and state law claims. However, the court set aside the federal law award based upon the ground that damages were not proven. The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed.
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