Hamilton v. Home Ins. Co.
137 U.S. 370 (1890)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Hamilton v. Home Ins. Co., 137 U.S. 370 (1890)

Hamilton v. Home Insurance Company

No. 98

Argued December l-2, 1890

Decided December 15, 1890

137 U.S. 370

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO

Syllabus

A provision in a policy of fire insurance, that

"in case differences shall arise touching any loss or damage, after proof thereof has been received in due form, the matter shall, at the written request of either party, be submitted to impartial arbitrators, whose award in writing shall be binding on the parties as to the amount of such loss or damage, but shall not decide the liability of the company under this policy"

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