United States v. Worley
281 U.S. 339 (1930)

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United States v. Worley, 281 U.S. 339 (1930)

United States v. Worley

No. 548

Argued March 4, 5, 1930

Decided April 14, 1930

281 U.S. 339

Syllabus

1. A certified question (U.S.C. Title 28, § 346) need not be answered when objectionable because of its generality and when an answer is not necessary for the decision of the case. P. 281 U. S. 340.

2. In an action on a war risk insurance contract, the judgment should not include installments maturing after the action began and as to which there was no supplemental petition, nor should it include installments to mature in the future. P. 281 U. S. 341.

3. Interest on the installments is not allowable. Id.

4. Costs cannot be awarded against the United States in such actions. P. 281 U. S. 344.

Answers to questions certified by the circuit court of appeals in relation to a judgment of the district court against the United States in an action on a war risk insurance contract.

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