Motions to dismiss Exponent, Inc., and the Structures Group as defendants in the Rigsby qui tam case were filed last week. Both were expected after the Rigsby sisters stated the intent in their Response to the second set of dispositive motions.
In a related move, attorney Robert Gholson filed to make an appearance on behalf of Forensic Analysis Engineering Cooperation and subsequent filed a Joinder to dispositive motions filed by fellow defendants State Farm and E.A. Renfroe.
An interest side note is that while the group of defendants gets leaner, the Rigsbys’ legal representation was beefing up. Gilbert Randolph has recently become Gilbert Oshinsky LLP according to this story in the Washington Business Journal. Continue reading “Rigsby sisters file motion to dismiss two more defendants from Qui Tam case”
Construction issues are Sop’s specialty; but, since he’s also a big football fan, I’m posting this Mississippi story I found on a national insurance news site. Hopefully, readers from the Coast will be able to add details about the cost of reinforcing a home to quality for the discounted premium.
Nationwide Insurance is offering up to 35 percent premium discounts along the Mississippi Gulf Coast to qualified policyholders who reinforce their houses against wind damage.
Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says Nationwide is the first insurer to offer a discount through the Wind Mitigation Discount Program. The program, which takes effect in April, offers discounts based on home construction features, including roof type, window protection and secondary water resistance. Continue reading “Fortify your castle, Nationwide will discount premium in coastal counties”