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Gilbert v. Globe & Rutgers Fire Insurance Co.
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No further actions were taken by either Plaintiff to settle the claims. Gilbert alleged that Defendant promised repeatedly to pay him after the garnishment proceedings were disposed of. The insurance policy required that a sworn statement be filed with the company within 60 days of the fire, and that no action in court would be sustainable unless commenced within 12 months of the fire. The Plaintiff commenced this action over three years after the fire occurred. The jury rendered a verdict for the Plaintiff, and Defendant appealed.
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