Lawyers for a group involved in negotiating a federal class-action settlement with State Farm over Mississippi homeowners’ hurricane claims have pulled their request to have the deal approved.

The Scruggs Katrina Group, in a notice to U.S. District Court Judge L.T. Senter Jr. in Gulfport, Miss., said they were taking the action based on indications the judge was against the proposal, as well as a stalemate with State Farm Fire and Casualty Company.

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