Hood Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood sounded as confused as most observers when he tried to explain to a House subcommittee how State Farm Insurance Co. is applying its policies to homeowners claims after Hurricane Katrina, an insurance attorney said Thursday.
Hood WASHINGTON, D.C. - The State of Mississippi continued its battle against the insurance industry Wednesday, with Attorney General Jim Hood and Rep. Gene Taylor testifying before a House Committee on Financial Services subcommittee.
Chief Justice Ronald M. George SACRAMENTO -- The state of California will need an additional 100 judges over the next two years, state Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald M. George has told state lawmakers.
Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch has always wanted the companies that used to manufacture lead-based paint to take liability for their product, just not in a products liability case.
Maynard CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A recent opinion by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals will help avoid future attempts at collusion by plaintiffs and insured parties, an attorney involved in the case said Monday.
Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch scored another victory Monday in his case against lead-based paint manufacturers when a Superior Court judge denied the companies' motions for a new trial and judgment as a matter of law.
Hood GULFPORT, Miss. - A day after State Farm Insurance Co. asked a federal judge to recuse himself from presiding over a portion of a proposed settlement with policyholders affected by Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood filed a motion to participate in Wednesday's settlement hearing.