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CROUCH V. UNITED STATES, 266 U. S. 180 (1924)

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Crouch v. United States, 266 U.S. 180 (1924)

Crouch v. United States

No. 61

Argued October 10, 1924

Decided November 17, 1924

266 U.S. 180


1. No authority exist to sue the United States for compensation granted under the War Risk Insurance Act of October 6, 1917, but terminated by the Bureau of War Risk Insurance upon the ground of misconduct of the beneficiary. P. 266 U. S. 181. Silberchein v. United States, post, 266 U. S. 221.

2. Where an action on a claim of insurance is brought in the district court pursuant to the jurisdiction conferred by § 13 of the War Risk Insurance Act, as amended by Act of May 20, 1918, the judgment is renewable by the circuit court of appeals, but a direct writ of error will not lie from this Court to the district court under the statutes applicable to this case. P. 266 U. S. 182.

3. Section 19 of the World War Veterans' Act of June 7, 1924, relating to the litigation of claims for insurance, was inapplicable to the present case. Id.

Case transferred to circuit court of appeals.

Writ of error from the circuit court of appeals, transferred to this Court under the Transfer Act, Jud.Code, § 238(a).

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