No Evidence That Roof, Interior Damages Were Caused By Wind, 5th Circuit Affirms

No Evidence That Roof, Interior Damages Were Caused By Wind, 5th Circuit Affirms

NEW ORLEANS - The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 22 found that an insured failed to present evidence that the damages to his roof and home's interior were caused by wind, affirming a lower federal court's finding that there was no coverage for the insured's claims purportedly arising from Hurricane Ike (Chuck Styron v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Company, No. 12-30031, 5th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 12831).

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