Leadership

SPRINKLER LEAKAGE CASE.

Issue 19 and Volume 40.

SPRINKLER LEAKAGE CASE. At Toronto, Ont., Chief Justice Falconbridge recenty gave judgment on the claims of the Boulter-Davies company and D. D. Hawthorne & Co., both of 24 Front street, in that city, against the Canadian Casualty and Boiler Insurance company. The former claimed $4,986.15 and the latter $5,000 against a loss of $6,920.50 for damages to their stock through the bursting of the pipes of their sprinkler system. The insurance company had taken a risk from each firm for $5,000, nut held that the damage specified in the claim was not covered by the policies, also that the policies were not in force at the date of the accident, as the premium had not been paid. A. G. C. Dinnick, the manager of the company, gave evidence as to the special charges for frost-risks. When such were undertaken by the company an extra two per cent, was added to…

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