From Slabbed New Media’s Jefferson Parish Bureau: Anne Marie Vandenweghe settles public records lawsuit with the Parish (Updated)

Terms of the settlement have not been disclosed but everyone seems happy.

Update:  I have been contacted by one of the parties to the litgation who cautioned that the case was not settled. The confusion appears to stem from the fact that AMV’s hard drive was returned to her legal team, but there are other outstanding issues remaining that must be addressed.

I’ll update this topic as the story develops.


Louisiana Citizens trys another PR offensive over their post Katrina bad faith claims handling.

Folks, who wudda thunk that a blog that cut its teeth bashing all things State Farm would make friends in the enemy camp so I have a secret to share: I’ve occasionally collaborated with Deb over at Dimechimes Claims Adjuster Information beginning with the Gulf oil spill, which impacted her home State of Florida.  The association has added a some color to my perceptions of the operation of GCCF, which I hope to share soon here on Slabbed.

Along those lines I’ll add that there is a newish local WordPress blog that I subscribe to and that is the one belonging to Ignatius Jeff Riley. I warned Ignatius that me mentioning his blog on Slabbed could well put a target on his back but he continues undaunted.

Seemingly completely unrelated is a story Anita Lee recently wrote an article for the Sun Herald on an insurance industry trade group bemoaning the fact Mississippi does not have a state-wide building code.  Yes, we are wire tight down here in South Mississippi on that issue but the fact the rest of the state doesn’t have a uniform building code supposedly causes high insurance rates according to experts like Jimbo the Clown, from whom Anita Continue reading “Louisiana Citizens trys another PR offensive over their post Katrina bad faith claims handling.”