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LIFE & CASUALTY INS. CO. V. BARFIELD, 291 U. S. 575 (1934)

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Life & Casualty Ins. Co. v. Barfield, 291 U.S. 575 (1934)

Life & Casualty Ins. Co. of Tennessee v. Barfield

No. 509

Argued February 5, 1934

Decided March 5, 1934

291 U.S. 575



Decided upon the authority of Life & Casualty Insurance Co. v. McCray, ante, p. 291 U. S. 566.

187 Ark. 676, 61 S.W. 2d 698, affirmed.

Appeal from a judgment affirming a recovery on an accident insurance policy together with damages and attorneys' fees.

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 percent 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 Ins. Co. v. McCray, ante, p. 291 U. S. 566, and is ruled by that decision.

The judgment is


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