Judge: Misrepresentation Of Home Ownership On Policy Application Was Material

Mealey's (April 21, 2016, 11:59 AM EDT) -- OXFORD, Miss. — A federal judge in Mississippi on April 19 ruled that a homeowners insurance policy was void because a misrepresentation on the policy application regarding home ownership was material (State Farm Fire & Casualty Insurance Company v. Cedric Flowers, et al., No. 15-cv-99-SA-SAA, N.D. Miss.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52172).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160520-004Z.)

U.S. Judge Sharion Aycock of the Northern District of Mississippi noted that a representative from State Farm Fire & Casualty Insurance Co. submitted an affidavit stating that she would not...
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