A report recently reissued by the American Association for Justice has accused insurance companies of “systematically denying paying policyholders fair and just claims following Hurricane Katrina and other natural disasters.”

The 16-page report, entitled, “Pattern of Greed 2007: How Insurance Companies Put Profits over Policyholders,” appears to be very similar to a report issued in Aug. 2006 by the same group, known then as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Like last year’s report, it came on the eve of the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in Louisiana and Mississippi and subsequent levee failures in New Orleans.

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