Reed v Royal Exchange Assurance Co: 1795

A wife is presumed to have an insurable interest in the life of her husband.


(1795) Peake (Add Cas) 70, (1795) 170 ER 198


England and Wales

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CitedMurphy (By Her Litigation Friend Stockmont) v Holland CA 19-Dec-2003
A married couple had taken out an insurance policy on their joint lives. The policy was maintained after they divorced. On his death, his child by the later marriage claimed a share in the policy under the 1975 Act.
Held: (Chadwick LJ . .
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Updated: 26 November 2022; Ref: scu.195616