Supreme Court Won't Hear Katrina Insurance Case

Law360, New York (February 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- New Orleans homeowners whose insurance companies refused to pay for damage caused by levee breaches during Hurricane Katrina won't have their cases reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court, though a Louisiana state court will take up the matter next week.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme court declined without comment to review a case brought by Xavier University in New Orleans and 68 other policyholders who sued their insurers for refusing to cover water damage from the breached levees in the 2005 disaster.

The insurance policies had...
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