where he was treated for a dislocated shoulder. At this time, libellant gave a history of an injury unrelated to the events giving rise to this cause of action.
12. Subsequently, libellant entered the Veterans' Hospital for further treatment, and again failed to relate the events giving rise to this libel as the cause of his injuries.
13. Libellant's reason in not revealing the facts of his accident aboard the 'Nancy Jane' to the authorities at said hospitals was that he was under the impression that admission would be denied him and that he would be sent to the United States Marine Hospital for care.
14. Libellant presently is disabled by virtue of an arthritic condition in the joints of his right shoulder, right arm and right knee.
15. The accident occurring aboard the 'Nancy Jane' aggravated his existing arthritic condition.
16. Fifty percent of his disability is attributable to the accident occurring aboard the 'Nancy Jane'. Fifty percent is chargeable to causes not related to the accident on the 'Nancy Jane'.
17. Applicant is presently in need of medical attention and proper treatment may alleviate his disability.
18. A stipulation was entered into between the parties, whereby it was agreed that maintenance and cure should be computed at the rate of $ 3.50 per day for total disability.
19. Libellant is entitled to recover from respondent maintenance and cure for twelve hundred forty-eight (1248) days at the rate of $ 1.75 per day for 1248 days, and costs.
Conclusions of Law.
1. This case is within the jurisdiction of this Court by virtue of the Maritime and Admiralty Laws of the United States.
2. Libellant was injured while in the service of respondent and on a vessel owned and operated by him, and while he was employed thereon as a seaman and member of the crew.
3. Libellant is entitled to recover from respondent maintenance and cure for twelve hundred forty-eight (1248) days at the rate of $ 1.75 per day for 1248 days, and costs.
Order of Court.
And now, this 22nd day of March, 1951, it is order and directed that an order for judgment in accordance with the foregoing Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law be submitted to the Court.
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