Southern Surety Company of New York v. Eva Madison

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Southern Surety Company of New York v. Eva Madison
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Disputes

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
228
Notes / Description: 

Madison sued the Southern Surety Company for non-payment of a $1000 accident policy. Madison's husband, J. M. Madison, was shot and killed on September 24, 1929, by George White. She claimed the policy should cover accidental gun shot wounds. The insurance company claimed the shooting was intentional. George White and J. M. Madison are both described as "negro" in the case materials.