casualty of war


casualty of war
One killed or wounded in combat, or taken as a prisoner of war. As the term was used in a life insurance policy exempting the insurer from liability for death caused by the casualties or consequences of war or rebellion, such exemption included only death from casualties or consequences of war or rebellion, carried on or waged by authority of some government which was at least de facto. Welts v Connecticut Mut. Life Iris. Co. 48 NY 34.

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