Hickman Jones v. National Life & Accident Insurance Co.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Hickman Jones v. National Life & Accident Insurance Co.
Case Date: 
1935
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Disputes

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
46
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Plaintiff Hickman Jones, an African-American female, sued to recover monies paid defendant on insurance premium. Charfes defendant deliberately misrepresented its policies & benefits. Jones took out insurance on her boarder, Kelly Coachman, having been misled into believing that she would receive his death benefits. Suit arises from company informing her that she has no "insurable interest". Hickman unrelated to Coachman. In applying for policy she claimed to be his cousin.