Emma Melton v. The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Emma Melton v. The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Claims and Policies

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
46
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The plaintiff entered into a contract with the Athens Table and Manufacturing Co. to insure her son, Oran Melton, an employee of said co. Oran became sick with typhoid fever and died in July of 1930. The defendant refused to honor said contract saying Oran terminated his employment with the Athens Table Manufacturing Co., voiding his insurance policy. Exhibit material includes the insurance policy contract.