Chamberlain Machine Works v. United States - 270 U.S. 347 (1926)


U.S. Supreme Court

Chamberlain Machine Works v. United States, 270 U.S. 347 (1926)

Chamberlain Machine Works v. United States

No. 123

Argued January 12, 13, 1926

Decided March 1, 1926

270 U.S. 347

Syllabus

A petition relying upon fraud and coercion to overcome a release of the claim sued on must state distinctly the particular acts, specifying by whom and in what manner they were perpetrated, so that the court may see that, if proven, they would warrant the setting aside of the settlement.

59 Ct.Cls. 972 affirmed.

Appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims dismissing a petition on demurrer.

Page 270 U. S. 348



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