Simsol Wants Out Of Katrina Insurance Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (May 20, 2010, 3:14 PM EDT) -- Simsol Insurance Services Inc. is seeking to be dropped from a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that a slew of insurers and adjusters defrauded the federal government by falsely classifying wind damage as flood damage following Hurricane Katrina, arguing that the loss-shifting allegations against it are impossible because it is an independent flood adjusting company, not an insurer.

In a filing Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Simsol said it was undisputed that it hadn't written any homeowners policies, nor had it...
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Case Information

Case Title

Branch Consultants, L.L.C. v. Allstate Insurance Company, et al

Case Number



Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Sarah S. Vance

Date Filed

August 2, 2006

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