Digest Canadian Case Law Volume 8

Digest Canadian Case Law Volume 8

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...the assured with the intention of having the consent of the assurers to the clmngc indorsed thereon, but neglected to do so, will not operate as an estoppel against 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 Direct loss.--Upon a fire insurance policy issued by the defendants, insuring household furniture, "the property of the assured or of any member of the assured's family," contained in a certain dwellingbouse, the plaintitf was held to have "an insurable interest," and to be entitled to recover the whole amount of a loss by fire, notwithstanding that he owned only a part of the property insured; the remainder being owned by his father, mother, brothers and sisters, all living in the house as one family.---The words "direct loss," as used in an insurance contract. are not intended to c.'clude such a claim as the plaintifs; they refer to the nature of the loss or dnmnge--it must not be too remote.----Kce/or v, Plusniz Imurance Co. of Hartford (1901), 31 S. C. R. 144, applied and followed-Ilcld, also, that the "proofs of loss" furnished by the plsintifi became the property of the defendants as soon as the letter containing them. addressed to the defendants. was posted (which was on the 8th January): that was a suflicient delivery of the proofs within the meaning of the statutory condition 18; and. therefore, the period of 60 days allowed by statutory condition 22 for payment of the loss had expired on the 10th.lurch, when the action was begun, and the action was not prematurely brought.--Hcld. also. that, if the conditions as to proof had not been strictly complied with, the plaintiff was entitled to rehef under s. 199 of the Ontario Insurance Act. Maldover v. Norwich Union Fire Insurance Co. (1917)....show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236873785
  • 9781236873781