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Judge rules for unsealing State Farm documents

JACKSON — A federal judge has ruled that Mississippi media outlets and a political web site can file motions to unseal documents related to a settlement between the Attorney General’s Office and insurer State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. that was part of their feud over homeowner claims from Hurricane Katrina. U.S. District Judge David Bramlette ruled March 24 that ...

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Daniels found stability with State Farm

Delta native says brand of nation’s largest insurer and father’s legacy made decision easy An open position in a Yazoo City State Farm office and the desire for a more stable career led agent Andy Daniels to follow in his father’s footsteps. After working for nearly a decade at various sales marketing positions and moving eight times in nine years, ...

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Managing forward growth

State Farm stays in the homeowners game, but is being cautious After a two-year hiatus, State Farm Insurance began writing homeowners policies in Mississippi in June. The return to writing the policies is allowed on a basis of agent availability. In other words, if a homeowner drops a policy, then the agent is allowed to write a policy for a ...

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State Farm to offer wind-mitigation discounts

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — State Farm will offer discounts in Mississippi beginning May 1 for homes and rental property strengthened against wind damage. Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney tells The Sun Herald that he approved State Farm’s plan to offer the mitigation discounts. They will apply to new construction and retrofits to older homes. Discounts range from 8 to 30 percent, ...

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State Farm exiting Florida market

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Thousands of State Farm Florida property insurance customers will be seeing notices in their mailboxes next week saying their policies will not be renewed, a company spokesman said Thursday. The first wave of notices will be mailed Monday to a selected number of the company’s policyholders who were set to renew Aug. 1, spokesman Chris Neal said. ...

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State Farm and the Mississippi Gulf Coast

To say the state’s relationship with America’s largest insurer has been rocky would be an understatement   By NASH NUNNERY I STAFF WRITER nash.nunnery@msbusiness.com To say the relationship between Mississippi Gulf Coast residents and State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. has been rocky since Hurricane Katrina might be an understatement.        For the past four years, the battle ...

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