Suicide and a life insurance

Can you take out a life insurance and then commit suicide? Will the insurer have to pay if you kill yourself? It depends.
What about if the insured was killed in a robbery? Is there a possibility the insurer will not have to pay the beneficiaries of the life insurance policy? Again, the answer is, it depends. Here are several digests of cases we had to read for our insurance class this semester. Continue reading

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Constantino vs. Espiritu

PASTOR B. CONSTANTINO vs.
HERMINIA ESPIRITU

Issue: May those who are not parties to a contract be benefited by said contract? Continue reading

HODGES vs JAVELLANA

No. L-17247. April 28, 1962.

C.N.Hodges, petitioner, vs. Elpidio Javellana and the Hon. Court of Appeals, respondents. Continue reading

Executive clemency

What are the powers of the Executive when it comes to granting clemency? What is the difference between pardon and amnesty? Here are six cases on executive clemency that define what pardon is and how it is different from amnesty, and what the effects of pardon and amnesty are. Continue reading