Parties Dispute Coverage Levels For Tornado Damage In 5th Circuit
Mealey's (September 26, 2016, 2:10 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Parties involved in an action over insurance coverage for tornado damage to a property recently filed their arguments on appeal with the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, disputing a trial court's decision to grant judgment in favor of an insurer (Edward and Rebecca Briggs v. State Farm, No. 16-60098, 5th Cir.).
A home owned by Edward and Rebecca Briggs was destroyed by a tornado on April 27, 2011. The Briggses notified their insurer, State Farm Fire and Casualty Co., of...