Year: 1985 Source: Transactions of the Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of Amer, v.68, (1985), p.138-147 SIEC No: 19870767

The author discusses the legal view of accidental death with reference to the definition of accident, rules of evidence, hearsay, public documents, burden of proof, policy contract exclusionary clauses, suicide clause, instructions to jury on rules of law, presumption against suicide, & policy contract intervention. Numerous legal cases are cited as examples. (LH)