AIG's (NYSE:AIG) shares tumbled last week after news broke that former CEO Hank Greenberg had upped the ante on his claims against the federal government for its bailout of the insurance giant. Though AIG has bowed out of this fight, its stock continues to feel the effects. In this video, Motley Fool contributor Jessica Alling will explain how investors should view the matter, and what it all means.

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