US LAWS, STATUTES and CODES : Chan Robles Virtual Law Library USA Supreme Court Decisions | Resolutions : Chan Robles Virtual Law Library

ChanRobles™ Virtual Law Library™ |™   
Main Index Repository of Laws, Statutes and Codes Latest Philippine Supreme Court Decisions Chan Robles Virtual Law Library Latest Legal Updates Philippine Legal Resources Significant Philippine Legal Resources Worldwide Legal Resources Philippine Supreme Court Decisions United States Legal Resources United States Supreme Court Jurisprudence ChanRobles LawTube - Social Network

ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : DebtKollect Company, Inc. - Debt Collection Firm Intellectual Property Division - Chan Robles Law Firm

Philippine Supreme Court DecisionsChanRobles On-Line Bar Review

google search for chanrobles.comSearch for

LANDRESS V. PHOENIX MUT. LIFE INS. CO., 291 U. S. 491 (1934)

Subscribe to Cases that cite 291 U. S. 491 RSS feed for this section

U.S. Supreme Court

Landress v. Phoenix Mut. Life Ins. Co., 291 U.S. 491 (1934)

Landress v. Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Co.

No. 295

Argued February 5, 1934

Decided March 5, 1934

291 U.S. 491


1. A death resulting from sunstroke, the insured having under normal conditions voluntarily exposed himself to the sun while playing golf, is not within the meaning of a policy insuring against death effected solely by external and accidental means. P. 291 U. S. 495.

2. That an injury was accidental in the understanding of the average man -- that the result was something unforeseen or extraordinary -- chanroblesvirtualawlibrary

Page 291 U. S. 492

is not enough to establish liability under a policy which limits liability to such injuries as are effected by external accidental means. Pp. 291 U. S. 495, 291 U. S. 497.

65 F.2d 232 affirmed.

Certiorari, 290 U.S. 614, to review a judgment affirming a judgment against the claimant on policies of insurance in two cases which were consolidated for trial in the district court. chanroblesvirtualawlibrary

Page 291 U. S. 494

ChanRobles™ LawTube

google search for Search for

Supreme Court Decisions Philippine Supreme Court DecisionsUS Supreme Court Decisions



Browse By ->> Volume


Browse By ->> Year


  Copyright © ChanRobles Publishing Company | Disclaimer | E-mail Restrictions
ChanRobles™ Virtual Law Library |™