Tyson v. United States
297 U.S. 121 (1936)

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Tyson v. United States, 297 U.S. 121 (1936)

Tyson v. United States

No. 192

Argued January 7, 1936

Decided February 3, 1936

297 U.S. 121

Syllabus

1. Section 19 of the World War Veterans' Act of 1924, a amended, bars suits on yearly renewable term insurance unless brought within six years after the right accrued or within one year after the date of approval (July 3, 1930) of the amending Act, but suspends the limitation "for the period elapsing between the filing in the bureau of the claim sued upon and the denial of said claim by the director." Held, where a claim was filed July 3, 1931, and notice of denial was received by claimant through the mail on November 16, 1932, suspension of the limitation ended not later than the latter date and a suit brought on November 17, 1932, alleging disability existing from time of discharge in 1918, was barred. P. 297 U. S. 122.

2. Whether denial of the claim occurred prior to the date when notice was received by the claimant not decided. P. 297 U. S. 123.

76 F.2d 533 affirmed.

Certiorari, 296 U.S. 554, to review a judgment affirming a judgment dismissing an action on a policy of War Risk Insurance.

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