Tuepker, John and Clare vs. State Farm Fire and Casualty
Year 2007
Court U.S. District Court, Mississippi Southern District
Case Number 06-61075 and 06-61076
  • Anti-Concurrent Causation Clause
  • Katrina
  • Mississippi

Katrina case involving the “anti-concurrent clause” language in a State Farm policy and the burden of proof regarding exclusions. UP requested that the Court uphold the District Court’s opinion finding that the “anti-concurent causation” lead-in clause does not preclude coverage and imposing the burden on State Farm to prove that the applicability of an exclusion.