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Trent Lott is Suing State Farm for Katrina Losses

Trent Lott is suing State Farm in Federal District Court in Mississippi for his Katrina losses. (Biloxi Sun Herald). He is arguing that wind was the proximate cause of the storm surge and invokes Mississippiļæ½s valued policy provision which may suggest that the insurer must pay even if a contractually excluded event (storm surge) destroyed his house.



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.