Lewis v. Roberts - 267 U.S. 467 (1925)
U.S. Supreme Court
Lewis v. Roberts, 267 U.S. 467 (1925)
Lewis v. Roberts
Argued January 29, 1925
Decided March 16, 1925
267 U.S. 467
Under § 63a of the Bankruptcy Act, including among provable debts "(1) a fixed liability, as evidenced by a judgment . . absolutely owing at the time of the filing of the petition . . . ," a judgment founded on a tort (personal injuries caused by negligence) is a provable claim. P. 267 U. S. 468.
294 F. 171 reversed.
Certiorari to a decree of the circuit court of appeals affirming a decree of the district court which confirmed an order of a referee in bankruptcy disallowing the petitioner's claim.