Search Supreme Court Cases


U.S. Supreme Court

Jose Rivera Soler & Co. v. Insurance Co., 299 U.S. 45 (1936)

Jose Rivera Soler & Co. v. United Firemen's

Insurance Company of Philadelphia

No. 31

Argued October 20, 1936

Decided November 9, 1936

299 U.S. 45


The mere facts that the amount claimed in a proof of loss under a fire insurance policy greatly exceeded the amount allowed by the jury in the trial of the case, and that one of the items claimed was not supported by any evidence, do not give rise to a conclusive presumption of fraud. P. 299 U. S. 49.

81 F.2d 385 reversed.

U.S. District Court for Puerto Rico affirmed.

Certiorari, 298 U.S. 651, to review a judgment reversing a recovery in the District Court of the United States for Puerto Rico on a policy of fire insurance. The court below had at first decided the other way. 77 F.2d 891.

Page 299 U. S. 46

Powered by Justia US Supreme Court Center: JOSE RIVERA SOLER & CO. V. INSURANCE CO., 299 U. S. 45 (1936)

Official Supreme Court caselaw is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia caselaw is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.