First Katrina Case Goes To Trial

This story makes plaintiffs lawyer Dickie Scruggs sound very measured and reasonable, which is contrary to the way he has come across in prior stories I’ve read.  The plaintiffs say their agent told them they were covered for any kind of hurricane damage.  I have a hard time believing that any agent along the Mississippi coast would believe or say that, but I suppose anything is possible.  The result of this case will be eagerly awaited by many, including me. 

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