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Judge Bats Down Class Action Bid In Katrina Case

Law360 (March 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a boost for State Farm, a federal district judge has denied class action status to one of the suits seeking recompense from the insurer for property damage inflicted by Hurricane Katrina.

On Thursday, U.S. District Judge L.T. Senter denied Judy Guice’s bid to put all “slab cases” into one class action suit, saying the cases should not be lumped together given the differences between claims.

It has been an arduous legal road for State Farm since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita hit in August and September...
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