Hurricane Katrina

  • Breaking News SCOTUS Won’t Toss Whistleblower Suit for Seal Violation

    … the policy. The Rigsby claimed that State Farm was deliberately telling adjusters to shift wind damage claims from Hurricane Katrina to flood claims. State Farm provided its policy holders with wind damage coverage but flood insurance is provided by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency…

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  • Supreme Court Takes Up Breach of Seal Case – False Claims Act

    … and offer guidance of what should happen when the seal is improperly breached. Carol and Kerry Rigsby are sisters and former insurance adjusters. After the devastation caused in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina, they became dissatisfied as to how State Farm was handling insurance claims. The sisters said that State Farm was declaring certain homes were…

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  • Mass Transit Magazine

    …. Department of Justice, Novum Structures repackaged steel and other construction materials from foreign countries to appear as if it were sourced in the United States. The firm used the materials on government projects around the country, such as a courthouse in Illinois, a transit center in Miami and streetcar expansion in New Orleans after…

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  • Journal Sentinel

    …. Department of Justice, Novum Structures repackaged steel and other construction materials from foreign countries to appear as if it were sourced in the United States. The firm used the materials on government projects around the country, such as a courthouse in Illinois, a transit center in Miami and streetcar expansion in New Orleans after Hurricane…

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  • Foreign Aid Fraud and The American Red Cross

    …, emails from worried top officers, and accounts of a dozen frustrated and disappointed insiders show the charity has broken promises, squandered donations, and made dubious claims of success.” Although we believe the Red Cross did a poor job in providing relief in Haiti (and at home in response to Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy), we don’t…

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