5th Circ. Asked To Widen State Farm Katrina FCA Suit

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 5:42 PM EST) -- After an initial victory, two whistleblowers on Tuesday petitioned the Fifth Circuit for a significant expansion of their lawsuit accusing State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. of fraudulently shifting its Hurricane Katrina losses to the National Flood Insurance Program, and the insurer pressed to reduce a treble damages award in the False Claims Act suit.

Relators Cori and Kerri Rigsby told a Mississippi federal court that they would take the epic battle to the Fifth Circuit to challenge its ruling that the sisters could not open...
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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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