LIFE & CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY OF TENNESSEE v. BAREFIELD

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United States Supreme Court

LIFE & CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY OF TENNESSEE v. BAREFIELD, (1934)

No. 509

Argued:     Decided: March 5, 1934

On Appeal from the Supreme Court of Arkansas. [291 U.S. 575, 576]   Messrs. Myron T. Nailling, of Memphis, Tenn., Moreau P. Estes and P. M. Estes, both of Nashville, Tenn., for appellant.

Mr. Justice CARDOZO delivered the opinion of the Court.

In a suit upon a policy of accident insurance, the respondent recovered a judgment in accordance with a stipulation declaring the extent of the liability if the insurer was liable at all.

Attorney's fees and 12 per cent. damages were added to the recovery in accordance with the statute. Section 6155, Arkansas Digest, Crawford & Moses, 1921

The case presents the same question as Life & Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee v. McCray, 291 U.S. 566 , 54 S.Ct. 482, and is ruled by that decision.

The judgment is affirmed.

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