Josephine Grizzle v. Provident Life & Accident Insurance Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Josephine Grizzle v. Provident Life & Accident Insurance Co.
Case Date: 
1933
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Disputes

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
78
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On 15 Oct. 1929 plaintiff took out a policy with defendant that would pay her $1000 should she become permanently disabled due to disease or injury before the age of sixty. On 22 Aug. 1932 plaintiff became permanently disabled due to tuberculosis. Defendant has refused to honor her claim despite having been provided with proof of her disability. Plaintiff suing for $1500, the value of the policy plus penalties & interest. Defendant argues she has never furnished them with proof of her disability.