Evidence keyed to Waltz
First State Bank of Denton v. Maryland Casualty Co
The Mills’ family residence was insured by the Maryland Casualty Company and was subsequently destroyed by fire. About fifteen minutes after the fire began, a police dispatcher called the Mills’ new residence and was informed that they were not at home. Neighbors had seen lights on in the home earlier in the day despite the property being uninhabited, and one stated they had seen a pickup truck on the access road to the house. Mr. Mills owned a pickup truck. The insurance company concluded the fire had been intentionally set and refused to pay on the policy.
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