Sen. Lott Settles Katrina Suit Against State Farm

Law360, New York (April 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Sen. Trent Lott signed an agreement Monday to settle claims that State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. refused to cover damages caused by Hurricane Katrina to his Pascagoula, Miss. home, a spokesman for the insurer said.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but a State Farm spokesman Fraser Engerman said Lott “was treated no different from other policyholders. There was no preferential treatment.”

“We’re pleased that we were able to avoid litigation that would have been lengthy and more expensive for both parties involved,” Engerman...
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