Insurance company reconsiders, decides to pay Joplin tornado survivor's claim

Monday, October 24, 2011 | 7:01 p.m. CDT; updated 10:07 p.m. CDT, Monday, October 24, 2011

ST. LOUIS — Mark Lindquist, whose against-the-odds story of survival and heroism in the Joplin tornado touched people around the world, got some good news Monday: The insurance company that initially denied his medical claim agreed to pay.