Stones River National Bank v. Home Insurance Company of New York

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Stones River National Bank v. Home Insurance Company of New York
Case Date: 
1889
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Claims and Policies

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
32
Notes / Description: 

Stones River National Bank had taken out an insurance policy for $2000 on a house situated in Murfreesboro, which was destroyed in a fire in 1887. There was issue with the defendant's failure to mention to insurance co. that the house was on leased property belonging to the Chattanooga Railroad. Judge ruled in favor of plaintiff for $2000 and $90 interest.