A Treatise on the Law of Fire Insurance Adapted to the Present State of the Law, English and American, Volume 2

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Banks & brothers, 1886 - Fire insurance


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Page 1057 - ... and in case of any loss or misfortune it shall be lawful to the assured, their factors, servants, and assigns, to sue, labour, and travel for, in, and about the defence, safeguard, and recovery of the said goods and merchandizes and ship, &c., or any part thereof, without prejudice to this insurance...
Page 824 - ... letters and instructions to activity in procuring contracts, and the party, who is in this manner induced to take out a policy, rarely sees or knows anything about the company or its officers, by whom it is issued, but looks to and relies upon the agent, who has persuaded him to effect insurance as the full and complete representative of the company, in all that is said or done in making the contract.
Page 1157 - ... the use of general terms, or anything less than a distinct specific agreement, clearly expressed and indorsed on this policy, shall not be construed as a waiver of any printed or written condition, or restriction herein.
Page 994 - ... if the assured shall have, or shall hereafter make, any other insurance on the property hereby insured, or any part thereof, without the consent of the company written hereon...
Page 1179 - ... be appropriated,, applied or used to or for the purpose of carrying on or exercising therein any trade, business or vocation, denominated hazardous or extra hazardous...
Page 866 - He is to deliver, as soon afterwards as practicable, as particular an account of the loss as the nature of the case permits...
Page 1036 - ... months, the lapse of time shall be taken and deemed as conclusive evidence against the validity of such claim, any statute of limitation to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 807 - It is a part of this contract that any person other than the assured, who may have procured the insurance to be taken by this company, shall be deemed to be the agent of the assured named in this policy, and not of this company under any circumstances whatever, or in any transaction relating to this insurance.
Page 1035 - It is furthermore hereby expressly provided and mutually agreed that no suit or action against this Company for the recovery of any claim by virtue of this policy shall be sustained in any court of law or chancery until after an award shall have [290 been obtained fixing the amount of such claim in the manner above provided...
Page 758 - are not insurances of the specific things mentioned to be insured, nor do such insurances attach on the realty, or in any manner go with the same as incident thereto by any conveyance or assignment, but they are only special agreements with the persons insuring against such loss or damage as they may sustain.

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