State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. News

U.S. Appeals Court Rules for Whistleblowers in State Farm Katrina Fraud Case

Whistleblowers who sued State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. can seek more evidence of fraud against the U.S. government after 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, a federal appeals court ruled July 13. In its decision, the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court …

State Farm Homeownes Rate Increase Denied in Louisiana

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has declined to approve a recent homeowners rate request filed by State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. (State Farm). State Farm submitted the request for the +16.6 percent rate increase to its homeowners program in …

State Farm, Sandusky End Insurance Coverage Dispute

State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. resolved its dispute against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky over the insurer’s homeowners coverage. At issue was whether State Farm would be obligated to pay for any defense costs or awards …