Haag Can't Dodge Katrina Insurance Scam Qui Tam Suit

Law360, New York (November 30, 2010, 6:15 PM EST) -- A federal judge has denied Haag Engineering Co.'s bid for summary judgment in a qui tam suit brought by two whistleblowers who say the forensic engineering company conspired with State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. to submit false reimbursement claims to the government after Hurricane Katrina.

In a memorandum opinion Monday, Judge L.T. Senter Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi declined to toss the whistleblowers' claims against Haag, which is accused of preparing a report for State Farm with errors...
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