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State Farm launched a legal attack yesterday on an attorney representing thousands of Hurricane Katrina claimants, asking a judge to toss the lawyer and his firm off a case for alleged ethical violations, including the use of “stolen” State Farm documents.

The motion to disqualify Richard “Dickie” Scruggs, his Oxford, Miss. law firm and the Scruggs Katrina Group was filed in Mississippi three days after a federal judge in Alabama asked the U.S. attorney there to prosecute Mr. Scruggs for criminal contempt.

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