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Moulor v. American Life Insurance Company


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United States Supreme Court

111 U.S. 335

Moulor  v.  American Life Insurance Company

This is an action upon a policy of insurance issued by the American Life Insurance Company of Philadelphia. By its terms the amount insured-$10,000-is payable to Emilie Moulor, the plaintiff in error, her executors, administrators, and assigns, within 60 days after due notice and satisfactory proof of interest and of the death of her husband, the insured, certain indebtedness to the company being first deducted. Upon the first trial there was a verdict for the plaintiff, which was set aside and a new trial awarded. At the next trial the jury were peremptorily instructed to find for the company, and judgment was accordingly entered in its behalf. Upon writ of error to this court that judgment was reversed upon the ground that, as to certain issues arising out of the evidence, the case should have been submitted to the jury. Moulor v. Ins. Co. 101 U.S. 708. At the last trial there was a verdict and judgment for the defendant.

James Parsons, for plaintiff in error.

Henry Hazlehurst and Isaac Hazlehurst, for defendant in error.

HARLAN, J.

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