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LEWIS V. ROBERTS, 267 U. S. 467 (1925)

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Lewis v. Roberts, 267 U.S. 467 (1925)

Lewis v. Roberts

No. 284

Argued January 29, 1925

Decided March 16, 1925

267 U.S. 467


Under § 63a of the Bankruptcy Act, including among provable debts "(1) a fixed liability, as evidenced by a judgment . . absolutely owing at the time of the filing of the petition . . . ," a judgment founded on a tort (personal injuries caused by negligence) is a provable claim. P. 267 U. S. 468.

294 F. 171 reversed.

Page 267 U. S. 468

Certiorari to a decree of the circuit court of appeals affirming a decree of the district court which confirmed an order of a referee in bankruptcy disallowing the petitioner's claim.

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