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Reports of Cases Determined in the Circuit Court (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R469
Discovery Miles 4 690
Reports of Cases Determined in the Circuit Court (Volume 2) (Paperback): Books Group
Reports of Cases Determined in the Circuit Court (Volume 2) (Paperback): Books Group

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Reports of Cases Determined in the Circuit Court (Volume 2) (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1827. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Hart et al. vs. The Delaware Insurance Company. Hart, Vandyne, & Patterson Vs. The Delaware InsuRance Company. Insurance on the freight of the Hannah, at and from New-York to Wilmington in North-Carolina, and thence to Barbadoes, and back to Philadelphia At Wilmington, a cargo was prepared to be shipped in the Hannah, had she arrived there. The vessel was forced, by stress of weather, to put into Norfolk, and arrived there in a state of wreck. The agent of the plaintiffs gave notice to the defendants' agent at Norfolk, and requested him to have all the repairs made that were necessary; which he declined. The repairs would have cost upwards of 3000 dollars, at which sum the> vessel was insured. The plaintiffs offered to abandon, and the vessel was sold for 325 dollars. If the injury which the vessel sustained, exceeded one-half of her value, the insured had a right to abandon, unless the underwriters would agree, al all events, to pay for the repairs, though they should exceed what they were liable for, if only a partial loss had taken place. The underwriters are not bound to make or direct the repairs, in any case; but if the injury sustained exceed one-half the value of the vessel, and if the underwriters would prefer the voyage being prosecuted, they must engage to pay what will be necessary to fit her for the voyage, though it should exceed the sum underwritten. The refusal of the agent of the defendants to pay for such repairs only, as the defendants were liable for, and not for all the necessary repairs, authorized the abandonment . Risk is the subject of the contract of insurance, and until the risk commences, the contract does not attach. Generally, an inchoate right to freight does not commence until the cargo is put on board; but if the frei...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 180
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-01084-8
Barcode: 9781154010848
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-01084-8

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