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Life Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee v. Barefield/Opinion of the Court

United States Supreme Court

291 U.S. 575

Life Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee  v.  Barefield

 Argued: and Submitted Feb. 5, 1934. --- Decided: March 5, 1934


In a suit upon a policy of accident insurance, the respondent recovered a judgment in accordance with a stipulation declaring the extent of the liability if the insurer was liable at all.

Attorney's fees and 12 per cent. damages were added to the recovery in accordance with the statute. Section 6155, Arkansas Digest, Crawford & Moses, 1921.

The case presents the same question as Life & Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee v. McCray, 291 U.S. 566, 54 S.Ct. 482, 78 L.Ed. 987, and is ruled by that decision.

The judgment is affirmed.

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