Chamberlain Machine Works v. United States, 270 U.S. 347 (1926)
U.S. Supreme CourtChamberlain Machine Works v. United States, 270 U.S. 347 (1926)
Chamberlain Machine Works v. United States
Argued January 12, 13, 1926
Decided March 1, 1926
270 U.S. 347
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.