The Institutes

Fifth Circuit Strictly Applies Claim Requirements Under NFIP

 Wednesday, September 2, 2015


In Ferraro v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co., No. 14-30944, 2015 WL 4666106 (5th Cir. 2015), the Fifth Circuit, considering an issue of first impression, affirmed the order of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana granting summary judgment to the insurer upon finding that a second sworn proof of loss is required to support a supplemental claim under the National Flood Insurance Program. The insureds had purchased a Standard Flood Insurance Policy from Liberty Mutual, which was in place at the time the insureds property sustained damages from Hurricane Isaac in August 2012.

3 Cars Stuck Underwater In San Francisco Underpass

 Thursday, December 4, 2014

 CBS San Francisco

Las Vegas Ranks Fifth In Nation In Questionable Slip And Fall Claims

 Wednesday, May 9, 2012

 Lahontan Valley News

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Reverses Lower Court to Uphold HB 148

 Wednesday, June 8, 2011

 Insurance Council of Texas/Texas Committee on Insurance Fraud

State Farm won't handle claims for Flood Insurance Program

 Tuesday, June 8, 2010

 National Underwriter