Delmar Cash v. John Hancock Life Insurance Co.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Delmar Cash v. John Hancock Life Insurance Co.
Case Date: 
1935
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Disputes

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
134
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Plaintiff, who holds a $1500 insurance certificate with def.., is sued def.. to recover this amount. Plaintiff states that he is permanently disabled & unable to work due to "bronchial trouble, lung trouble, tuberculosis of the lungs" & other diseases. He has proven his illness & disability to the deft. in accordance with the terms of the policy, but deft. has refused to pay. Deft. argues that the claim was denied because the policy had not been continuously in force for 1 year as required.