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Wiley v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 09-60191

In an action for Hurricane Katrina-related insurance proceeds, summary judgment for defendant-insurer is affirmed where the parties' prior settlement agreement precluded plaintiff's claim because it unambiguously released all Katrina-related claims arising from insured damage known to plaintiff at the time of the settlement.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/09/2009
  • Published 10/09/2009


  • WIENER, Circuit Judge:, Before REAVLEY, JOLLY, and WIENER, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Joe Sam Owen, Charles Corbett Wimberly, III, Owen, Galloway & Myers, P.L.L.C., Gulfport, MS, for Wiley.

  • For Appellees:
  • Hal Scot Spragins, Hickman, Goza & Spragins, Oxford, MS, for Defendant-Appellee.