Pearl Watson Cooley v. The Volunteer State Life Insurance Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Pearl Watson Cooley v. The Volunteer State Life Insurance Company
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Disputes

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
64
Notes / Description: 

Cooley issued a life insurance policy for her husband, John Harvey Cooley for $10,000 with a provision that they would pay double the face amount of the policy ($20,000) to the beneficiary in the event of the accidental death of the insured. Cooley extended due date of premium through note, so she charged that the policy was in full effect at the time of her husband's death. Pla. Suing for $20,000. Exhibits include the insurance policy through the def.