Miss. County Not Vital To Flood Insurance Fight, US Says

Law360, New York (December 20, 2013, 5:43 PM EST) -- The U.S. government on Thursday fought a coastal Mississippi county's attempt to back the state insurance commissioner's lawsuit attacking controversial premium increases planned for the National Flood Insurance Program, arguing the request wasn't worthy of serious consideration.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, which runs the NFIP, told a Mississippi federal court that Harrison County violated local rules by not consulting with it before filing a Dec. 5 motion to intervene in the lawsuit.

In its request, Harrison County said it wanted to jump into the litigation...
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Case Title

Mississippi Insurance Department vs. United States Department of Homeland Security, et al


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1:13-cv-00379

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Mississippi Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision

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Louis Guirola, Jr

Date Filed

September 26, 2013

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