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In an action under this chapter, contributory negligence of the decedent is not a bar to recovery. The court shall consider the degree of negligence of the decedent and reduce the recovery accordingly.
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Mar. 30, 1920, ch. 111, § 6, 41 Stat. 537.
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46 CFR Part 327 - SEAMEN'S CLAIMS; ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION AND LITIGATION
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