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Supreme Court Upholds Katrina Fraud Verdict Against State Farm

The Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to two whistleblower sisters by upholding a jury verdict that found State Farm defrauded the U.S. government when the insurance company assessed damage caused by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf of Mexico …

Supreme Court Justices Question State Farm Appeal of Katrina Jury Verdict

The Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared unlikely to throw out a jury verdict against State Farm that found the insurance company defrauded the U.S. government when it assessed damage caused by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf of Mexico coast in …

Supreme Court to Hear State Farm’s Appeal of Katrina False Claims Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear an appeal by State Farm contesting a jury finding that the insurance company defrauded the federal government when assessing damage caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 along the Gulf of Mexico …

Appeals Court Denies State Farm’s Rehearing Request in Katrina Fraud Case

A federal appeals court has decided that last month’s upholding of a jury’s insurance fraud ruling will stand, allowing whistleblowers who sued State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. to seek more evidence of fraud after 2005’s Hurricane Katrina. The Sun …

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 …

Sisters’ Whistleblower Case Over State Farm’s Katrina Claims Nears Court Date

State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. has appealed an order that it pay legal fees and damages of $3 million in a whistleblower lawsuit in which a jury found the insurer defrauded the government in a policyholder claim after Hurricane …