Gladys Smith Bryan v. Aetna Life Insurance Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Gladys Smith Bryan v. Aetna Life Insurance Company
Case Date: 
1941
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Claims and Policies

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
1399
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Plaintiff is the widow of Augustus P. Bryan and the mother of Billie Bryan and Betty Jo Bryan, minors. In 1935, the deceased took out a policy with the defendant for $5,000 and died in 1936 under the full force of the policy. The defendants refused to pay the full benefits of the policy, inflicting additional expenses and injury upon the plaintiff. Exhibits include 4 photographs of exterior and interior views of a family living on a shanty boat that has been moved onto land.