Case and Comment Volume 8-9

Case and Comment Volume 8-9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...member for his violation of such by-law. Insurance. An insurance company is held, in Franklin P. Ins. Co. v. Bradford (Pa.) 55 L. R. A. 408, to be liable on a policy properly signed and delivered by a subagent of its duly authorized agent, although it has expressly forbidden the agent to insure the property covered by the policy, and the agent has no knowledge that the policy has been written and the premium collected. That one is a general agent of an insurance company for a detined territory is held, in Insurance Co. of X. A. v. Thornton (Ala.) 55 L. R. A. 547, to give him no power to bind the company by contracts entered into outside of his territorial limits. Judgment. agent on whom the process was served misapprehended the nature of the act. believing he was not the proper person to receive service, and therefore failed to notify defendant, which was thereby deprived of the opportunity of making a defense. Laches Claimants of conflicting mining claims, who, after entering into a verbal agreement by the terms of which all former locations are abandoned, and new locations made in the name of one of the parties on condition that each shall perform his own pro rata share of the work necessary to maintain such locations, and procure patents for the same, leave the teriitory and fail for more than eight years to enferce their alleged rights, are held, in Patterson v. Hewitt (X. M.) 55 L. R. A. 058, to be guilty of laches; and a court of equity will not aid them to obtain an accounting and to recover any interests in the mining claims, where during thoir absence the other claimants perfermed their share of the work required, and other parties contributed large sums of money toward the development of the claims, which were only of...show more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236918134
  • 9781236918130