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WARDLE v. MILLER (ET AL. (01/04/54)

THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA


January 4, 1954

WARDLE
v.
MILLER (ET AL., APPELLANT)

Appeals, Nos. 292 and 293, Jan T., 1953, from judgment of Court of Common Pleas No. 4 of Philadelphia County, March Term, 1952, No. 3538, in case of Richard J. Wardle et ux. v. William J. Miller and Lumbermen's Mutual Casualty Company. Judgment affirmed.

COUNSEL

Lynn L. Detweiler, with him Swartz, Campbell & Henry, for appellant.

Maurice Freedman, with him Robert H. Arronson and Herbert H. Hadra, for appellees.

Before Stern, C.j., Stearne, Jones, Bell, Chidsey, Musmanno and Arnold, JJ.

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OPINION PER CURIAM

The question in this case is whether the court could say, as a matter of law, that the notice by an insured

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    of an accident inflicting injury upon another was given to the liability insurer "as soon as practicable" as require by the policy. The material facts were undisputed. Hence, the question involved was necessarily one of law for the court to decide. The opinion of Judge FLOOD fully justifies the affirmative answer given for the court below.

Judgment affirmed.

Disposition

Judgment affirmed.

19540104

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