Frederick v. Fidelity Mut. Life Ins. Co.,
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256 U.S. 395 (1921)
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Frederick v. Fidelity Mut. Life Ins. Co., 256 U.S. 395 (1921)
Frederick v. Fidelity Mutual Life
Insurance Company of Philadelphia
Submitted January 3, 1921
Decided May 16, 1921
256 U.S. 395
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.