Judge: Negligence Claims Against Agent 'Not Cognizable' Pursuant To Louisiana Law

NEW ORLEANS - Insureds' claims alleging that an insurance agent was negligent in failing to advise them as to the correct amount of insurance coverage are not cognizable under Louisiana law, a Louisiana federal judge held Nov. 11, granting the agent's motion to dismiss (Karon Morin, et al. v. American Bankers Insurance Company of Florida, et al., No. 13-5972, E.D. La.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 161162).

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