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5th Circuit Affirms Ruling In Insurer’s Favor In Dispute Over Roof Repair

(September 15, 2016, 1:23 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 13 affirmed a lower federal court’s summary judgment ruling in favor of a homeowners insurer in a coverage dispute over repairs to the insured’s damaged roof following a hailstorm (Toney v. State Farm Lloyds, et al., No. 14- 40914, 5th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 16771).

(Per curiam opinion available. Document #51-161013-002Z.)

In March 2012, the roof on Kenneth Toney's home was damaged by a hailstorm. Toney sought coverage from his homeowners insurer, State...
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