Insurer Argues It Owes University’s Alumni Association ‘Nothing’ For Tornado Damage

(March 8, 2016, 1:29 PM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — An insurer argues to the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that its owes nothing to the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association (USMAA) for tornado damage to a building it leases from the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) because others paid for USMAA’s loss (Southern Insurance Co. v. Affiliated FM Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-60472, 5th Cir.).

Tornado Damage

On Feb. 10, 2013, a tornado damaged the Ogletree House at USM. The university owned the Ogletree House and leased it to...
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