Claims News Service, Apr. 19, 9:34 a.m. EDT — The American Insurance Association is reporting that Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood recently made comments comparing insurance companies to marching Nazi soldiers.

Hood has been in the headlines for months after filing litigation that seeks to force private sector insurers to pay for billions of dollars of property losses caused by flooding and storm surge following Hurricane Katrina, neither of which typically are covered by homeowners’ insurance contracts. The flood-coverage exclusion language — which is part of a policy form approved by the state of Mississippi — was upheld last week by the U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi. AIA participated in an amicus brief in that case (Buente v. Allstate).

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