Erouth Buis v. Universal Life Insurance Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Erouth Buis v. Universal Life Insurance Co.
Case Date: 
1936
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Claims and Policies

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
34
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Erouth Buis (female) took out a sick policy, paid the premium, and fell ill the next morning. Three attending physician certificates state she suffered from pleurisy. Erouth was confined to bed about 4 weeks. Universal claimed she was sick at the time the policy was made. Testimony summaries: Erouth Buis, Dr. A. J. Bacote & Dr. O. B. Taylor. The doctors were identified as graduates of Meharry Medical College. Exhibits include policy & physician reports. Buis lived at 337 Bell St., Knoxville.