The actions of a Nationwide agent have been the focus of initial testimony in the first post-Katrina “wind vs. flood” case now being tried in a federal court in Mississippi.

The case, which began Monday, pits Pascagoula residents Paul and Julie Leonard against the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company in a nonjury proceeding that will be decided by U.S. District Court Judge L.T. Senter Jr. in Gulfport.

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