State Farm Aims At Whistleblowing Scruggs Clients

Law360, New York (April 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. filed several motions Tuesday in an effort to get a Hurricane Katrina whistleblower suit dismissed, alleging that two sisters who filed the suit and handed over documents to now-infamous plaintiffs attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs acted inappropriately.

The insurer's multiple filings in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi say that Cori and Kerri Rigsby copied thousands of pages of documents while working for independent adjusting firm E.A. Renfroe & Co. – a move that prompted the judge...
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