Ready Reference Digest of Accident and Health Insurance Law

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M. Bender, Incorporated, 1922 - Accident insurance - 357 pages
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Page 220 - Wright an accident insurance policy for $5,000, insuring him "against disability or death resulting directly and independently of all other causes from bodily injuries effected solely through external, violent, and accidental means.
Page 233 - It is the purpose of accident insurance to protect the insured, to quote a typical insuring clause, "against loss resulting directly and independently of all other causes, from bodily injuries effected solely through external, violent and accidental means, suicide (sane or insane not included.
Page 89 - ... and, in the other policy, if death should result " from bodily injuries effected directly and independently of all other causes through external, violent and accidental means.
Page 24 - The policy itself purports to be subject to a proviso that it shall not extend to any "bodily injury of which there shall be no external and visible sign : nor to any bodily injury happening directly or indirectly in consequence of disease; nor to any death or disability which may have been caused wholly or in part by bodily infirmities or disease...
Page 28 - Policy bodily injuries, solely through external, violent and. accidental means, resulting, directly and independently of all other causes, in the death of the Insured within ninety days from the date of such bodily...
Page 249 - If there is no active disease, but merely a frail general condition, so that powers of resistance are easily overcome, or merely a tendency to disease which is started up and made operative, whereby death results, then there may be recovery even though the accident would not have caused that effect upon a healthy person in a normal state.
Page 224 - We are of opinion, too, that, on the whole case, there was sufficient evidence to take the case to the jury on the question of negligence...
Page 14 - The fact that the physical infirmity of the victim may be a necessary condition to the result does not deprive the injury of its distinction as the sole producing cause. In such case, disease...
Page 136 - Insured resulted directly and independently of all other causes from bodily injury effected solely through external, violent and accidental cause, and that such death occurred within sixty days after sustaining such injury.
Page 64 - ... resulting directly, and independently of all other causes, from bodily injuries sustained through external, violent and accidental means, suicide sane or insane not included.

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