NFIA Does Not Preempt Policy Procurement Claims, 6th Circuit Says In Reversal

(August 9, 2016, 12:27 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 8 found that the National Flood Insurance Act (NFIA) does not preempt insureds’ state law claims to the extent that they arise solely from the process of procuring a federal flood insurance policy, reversing a lower federal court in part in a dispute arising from flood damage (Michael H. Harris, et al. v. Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company, et al., No. 15-6132, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 14501).

(Opinion available. Document #51-160811-025Z.)

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