State Farm Attacks Post-Katrina Gov't Fraud Verdict

Law360, New York (May 10, 2013, 4:52 PM EDT) -- State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. recently challenged a Mississippi federal jury's verdict finding it committed fraud against the federal flood insurance program following Hurricane Katrina, while two whistleblowers seized on the victory to fight for a significant expansion of their False Claims Act suit.

State Farm urged a Mississippi federal judge to overturn the April 8 verdict or to order a new trial, insisting that whistleblowers Cori and Kerri Rigsby did not prove that the insurer knowingly submitted a false claim to the government's National...
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Case Information

Case Title

Rigsby et al v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company et al

Case Number



Mississippi Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Halil S. Ozerden

Date Filed

April 26, 2006

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