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In the flood zone: appeals court finds that flood insurance procurement is not a federal issue. Jan 1, 2017 934
'Insur-a-buir Rodeos: a special relationship was needed to establish an agent's liability for negligence, after bulls wreaked HAVOC. Dec 1, 2016 661
Third-party beneficiaries: Miss. Case says rights to insurance must spring from contract. Oct 1, 2016 596
No Vacancies? Arizona case applies renovation exclusion in suit against agent. Sep 1, 2016 647
Rules of the road: can an insurance agent be negligent for not obtaining UM/UIM coverage after the insured rejects coverage? Jul 1, 2016 1090
What's in a name? Brokers' conviction for mail and wire fraud in sale of stoli policies upheld by second circuit. Apr 1, 2016 611
Endorsements & exclusions: brokers fulfill their fiduciary duty when they secure the requested policy and point out its terms and conditions. Jan 1, 2016 931
Held captive to duty: Illinois case finds that a captive agent is not absolved from providing ordinary care to his clients. Dec 1, 2015 1237
Policy puts agent in hot water: insureds sue agent for breach of contract and negligence after a basement floods and the insurer denies their claim. Nov 1, 2015 722
Signed, sealed and incomplete: agents and brokers often fill out insurance applications for their clients, but it can lead to claims of misrepresentation. Oct 1, 2015 716
Agent's duty of care is limited: in a New York case, unless there are "exceptional situations," agents are not obligated to recommend additional coverages. Sep 1, 2015 541
It's not personal, it's business: confidential information must remain confidential. Aug 1, 2015 633
Third-party recovery: insurance agents don't owe a duty to the general public. Apr 1, 2015 676
Don't bet the farm: you can't buy insurance for intentional wrongful acts. Feb 1, 2015 540
Go directly to jail: Arizona agent commits insurance fraud in Congressional campaign. Jan 1, 2015 667
Trouble in paradise: after an insured's house in Hawaii collapses, he sues his agent. Dec 1, 2014 634
Brokers aren't agents of insurers: when an agent goofs on a policy's effective date, who is liable? Nov 1, 2014 698
'Four corners' confusion: sole reliance on policy, lawsuit wording puts defendants in a bind. Oct 1, 2014 651
Shaken bake: suit against bakery owner a recipe for disaster for broker. Sep 1, 2014 640
On the record: no continuing duty to advise clients to buy additional coverage. Aug 1, 2014 585
Recovery spurs negligence claim: homeowners bring suit against Allstate and state farm agents after hurricane damage goes beyond policy limits. Jul 1, 2014 733
Stand and deliver: N.Y. court finds broker's failure to deliver suit to insurer as grounds for insured's relief from default judgment. Jun 1, 2014 615
Leaky logic: New York case involving roof damage losses hinges on broker's 'special relationship' status. May 1, 2014 607
Creative license: Connecticut DOI refuses a producer's license to a convicted criminal--who then sues. Apr 1, 2014 590
Burden of proof: expert required to establish Pennsylvania agent's negligence. Mar 1, 2014 660
Double trouble: court sides with Missouri resort facility after its broker failed to explain his failure to obtain coverage. Feb 1, 2014 681
When agents leave: appeals court finds E&O insurer has no duty to defend against intentional misconduct. Jan 1, 2014 938

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