Ceney Patterson v. The Sun Life Insurance Company of America

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Ceney Patterson v. The Sun Life Insurance Company of America
Case Date: 
1895
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Claims and Policies

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
24
Notes / Description: 

Ceney Patterson sued and claimed she had taken out a life insurance policy on her brother Eddie Patterson, with her as the beneficiary. Eddie passed away in January, 1895. Sun Life claimed that the policy applications was never completed, so they denied the claim. They also claimed that the plaintiff did not represent correctly how sick Eddie was at the time application was made for the policy.