State Farm's allegations about "sticky note" just don't stick – a Rigsby qui tam update

Dishonesty is the fundamental component of a majority of offences relating to the acquisition, conversion and disposal of property (tangible or intangible) defined in the criminal law such as fraudIntellectual dishonesty is dishonesty in performing intellectual activities like thought or communication…the conscious omission of aspects of the truth known or believed to be relevant in the particular context.

When the Rigsby sisters discovered Lecky King’s “Put in Wind file – Do Not Pay Bill Do not discuss” handwritten note stuck on the face page of engineer Brian Ford’s report on Katrina damage to the McIntosh property, it became the “face” page, one might say, “that launched a thousand” Katrina policyholder claims into court.  More recently, it launched State Farm’s counsel into an intellectually dishonest representation of related evidence to the Court.

Keep in mind as you read the documentation of this intellectual dishonesty that, when she was finally deposed, Lecky King acknowledged it was her handwriting on the note: Continue reading “State Farm's allegations about "sticky note" just don't stick – a Rigsby qui tam update”