Abstract of Minutes, Compiled by the Secretary of the Association, 1889-1895

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Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of America, 1906 - 112 pages
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Page 183 - It is not easy to define with precision what will in all cases constitute an insurable interest, so as to take the contract out of the class of wager policies. It may be stated generally, however, to be such an interest, arising from the relations of the party obtaining the insurance, either as creditor of or surety for the assured, or from the ties of blood or marriage to him, as will justify a reasonable expectation of advantage or benefit from the continuance of his life.
Page 307 - Let me have men about me that are fat ; Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights. Yond' Cassius has a lean and hungry look ; He thinks too much : such men are dangerous.
Page 183 - ... expectations of support, of patronage, and advantage in life will be impaired ; so that the real purpose is not a wager, but to secure such advantages, supposed to depend on the life of another ; such, we suppose, would be sufficient to prevent it from being regarded as a mere wager.
Page 183 - ... que vie; that his temporal affairs, his just hopes and well-grounded expectations of support, of patronage, and advantage in life, will be impaired ; so that the real purpose is not a wager, but to secure such advantages, supposed to depend on the life of another...
Page 22 - There should be nothing in the family history indicative of heredity of Bright's disease, and there should be no symptom of renal disease in the personal history except albuminuria. 2. The candidate should be under forty years of age, in good health, and there should be no history of gout, rheumatism, syphilis, lead - poisoning, nephritis, intemperance, chronic dyspepsia, or dropsy.
Page 258 - ... 4.3 and 95.7 per cent respectively. There were 16,410 certificates issued in cases of loss of use of the arm. Few of these were susceptible of benefit by surgical apparatus, only 34 such having been recorded in the twenty years. Commutation was paid in 16,376 cases. Similarly, in loss of use of the leg, benefit was derived from apparatus in only 49 cases while commutation was paid in 11,087.
Page 197 - On motion, the Secretary was instructed to cast the ballot of the Association for these gentlemen.
Page 178 - It is observed that the high mortality of females is limited to the childbearing age, 15 to 45, whereas above that age the married female dies at a considerably lower rate than the unmarried female.
Page 101 - ... Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Lighthouse Service who performed active duty with the Navy during the present war." It is thus made apparent that the United States officials place reservists upon an equality with the honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines in the payment of such bonuses, and I can see no reason why the same rule should not apply to reservists in the matter of granting licenses under section 32 of the General Business Law. If the War Department is holding that a release...
Page 75 - God be wi' you; take mine office. O wretched fool, That liv'st to make thine honesty a vice! 0 monstrous world! Take note, take note, O world, To be direct and honest is not safe.

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