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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 124: Claims under policy issued by life company; binding effect of statements in application for life insurance policy issued without medical examination

Section 124. In any claim arising under a policy issued in the commonwealth by any life company, without previous medical examination, or without the knowledge and consent of the insured, or, if said insured is a minor, without the consent of the parent, guardian or other person having legal custody of said minor, the statements made in the application as to the age, physical condition and family history of the insured shall be held to be valid and binding on the company; but the company shall not be debarred from proving as a defense to such claim that said statements were wilfully false, fraudulent or misleading.