Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

Insurers in the Gulf Coast received more bad news when another Katrina-related negative verdict was announced in a case that involved a Louisiana homeowner and insurance giant Allstate.

According to an article appearing on BusinessWeek.com, a federal U.S. district court jury awarded more than $2.8 million to Robert Weiss, who lost his home to Hurricane Katrina. Allstate had claimed that most of the damage was due to storm surge, an event not covered in most homeowners’ policies.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?


Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.