Georgia Federal Judge Finds Insurance Agency Is Not Liable For Alleged Negligence

VALDOSTA, Ga. - An insurance agency as a captive agent of an insurer did not owe any duty to insureds and, thus, cannot be held liable for any alleged negligence in the procurement of coverage, a Georgia federal judge ruled Oct. 10 (MLR Investment Group LLC and Gilberto Martinez v. Pate Insurance Agency Inc., No. 12-118, M.D. Ga.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 146512).

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