McMaster's Commercial Decisions Affecting the Banker and Merchant; From the Decisions of the Highest Courts of the Several States Volume 17

McMaster's Commercial Decisions Affecting the Banker and Merchant; From the Decisions of the Highest Courts of the Several States Volume 17

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...as damages. Within sixty days after the fire appellee rendered statements to the various insurance companies, including appellant, signed and sworn to by him. stating his knowledge and belief as to the time and origin of the fire, the interest of himself and others in the property, the cash value thereof, and the amount of loss thereon. These proofs of loss were received by the various companies March 10, 1911, and remained in their possession. The fire occurred February 7, 19II, so that the proofs were made and received in ample time. Prior to the time of furnishing the proofs of loss, the insurance companies sent special adjusters to the scene of the fire for the purpose of inspecting the goods and making reports as to the amount of the loss. Appellant complied with all requests of the adjusters for information relating to the qu: mtit_v and cost of the goods on hand at the time of the fire so far as he could furnish the same from his own knowledge or could obtain such information from others who had sold him goods within a reasonable time prior to the loss. I-le was asked to furnish duplicate invoices of all purchases made by him from January 1, 1909, to the date of the fire. and the evidence satisfies us that he made an effort to comply with this request of the adjusters. Thus the situation remained until April 24. 1911, fortyfive days after the proofs of loss were furnished, when appellant wrote appellee that his proofs of loss were rejected because of failure to comply with the conditions, stipulations. and requirements of the insurance contract. In the letter it was pointed out that the clause of the policy above quoted required the insured to furnish a complete inventory of the property, stating the quantity and cost of each..show more

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  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 662g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236918649
  • 9781236918642