State Farm Blasts Efforts To Expand Katrina FCA Case

Law360, New York (May 31, 2013, 2:28 PM EDT) -- State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. on Thursday blasted a whistleblower’s attempts to open discovery into 6,000 post-Hurricane Katrina flood claims as a premature fishing expedition in the wake of a recent Mississippi jury verdict finding it committed fraud against the federal flood insurance program.

State Farm claims sisters Cori and Kerri Rigsby, the relators who spearheaded a False Claims Act suit against it, are attempting to sidestep procedural requirements in order to broaden their case against the insurer before ongoing quarrels over the disputed jury...
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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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