Frederick v. Fidelity Mut. Life Ins. Co. - 256 U.S. 395 (1921)


U.S. Supreme Court

Frederick v. Fidelity Mut. Life Ins. Co., 256 U.S. 395 (1921)

Frederick v. Fidelity Mutual Life

Insurance Company of Philadelphia

No. 647

Submitted January 3, 1921

Decided May 16, 1921

256 U.S. 395

Syllabus

An insurance company which paid to the beneficiary the amount of a life insurance policy, in strict conformity with its terms, after the death of the insured and without notice of his pending bankruptcy or claim made by the bankruptcy trustee, is not liable to pay the trustee the surrender value under § 70a of the Bankruptcy Act. P. 256 U. S. 397.

75 Pa.Sup.Ct. 77 affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.



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