Lou Owens v. National Union Fire Insurance Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Lou Owens v. National Union Fire Insurance Company
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Disputes

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
197
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The plaintiff had a policy with the defendant for fire insurance on a certain automobile for$600, paying a monthly premium of $10.50. In 1930, the sedan was destroyed by a fire, causing a loss of $800. Per the policy, the defendant owes the plaintiff $534 that they refuse to pay. Suing for $1,000 for loss and damage by fire, fees, and 25% of the amount insured as penalty for a breach of the policy.