State Farm Fire and Casualty Company provides insurance solutions for homeowners, boat owners, and commercial lines in the United States. The company offers insurance cover for boats, motors, and boat trailers, as well as cover for boat equipment against loss and damage from sinking, fire, storms, theft, capsizing, stranding, collision, and explosion. Its insurance products also cover the equipment permanently attached to the boat, anchors, oars, electric trolling motors, extra fuel tanks, tools, detachable canopies, seat cushions, life preservers, skis and their tow ropes, and dinghies. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company was formerly known as State Farm Insurance Company Inc. and changed ...
One State Farm Plaza
Bloomington, IL 61710
Founded in 1935
Stafford Unlimited L.L.C. and Christopher Baione Sue State Farm for Failure to Pay Dog Attack Judgment
Mar 3 14
State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. is the defendant in a lawsuit that alleged it failed to pay a judgment in a dog attack case. State Farm's insured owned a pit bull that attacked a specially trained 'bed bug detection' dog owned by plaintiffs Stafford Unlimited L.L.C. and Christopher Baione. The plaintiffs filed suit and notified State Farm, which failed to provide a defense under the homeowners' policy. A judgment was entered against the insured and the plaintiffs were awarded $261,907. Baione now seeks recovery of that amount plus $100,000 in punitive damages from State Farm. State Farm removed the lawsuit to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
State Farm Fire and Casualty Company Appeals Katrina Fraud Ruling
May 9 13
State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. has asked a judge to void a jury's finding that the company defrauded the government involving a policyholder claim after Hurricane Katrina. Motions filed in U.S. District Court in Gulfport, Miss., also seek a new trial. The verdict came in April in a whistleblower lawsuit against the Illinois- based insurer. The lawsuit was filed by Cori and Kerri Rigsby of Ocean Springs, Miss., who once worked for Alabama-based E.A. Renfroe, a company State Farm contracted to provide damage assessments after the August 2005 hurricane. The jury found State Farm avoided covering a policyholder's wind losses by blaming damage on storm surge, which is covered by federal flood insurance. State Farm was ordered to repay $250,000 to the government. Other damages are to be determined.