Insurance Law

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Agent Owes No Duty to Public At Large – Negligent Procurement Suit Requires Duty to Plaintiff
Posted on 6 Nov 2014 by Barry Zalma

Insurance agents owe a duty to their customers to obtain the insurance the customer asks that be obtained. When an insurance agent obtains the insurance limits requested by the insured may a third party, injured by the insured, sue the agent because there... Read More

California Court of Appeal Holds Adjusters May Be Sued For Negligent Misrepresentations Made Within the Course and Scope of Their Employment
Posted on 27 Aug 2014 by Troutman Sanders

By William D. Burger, Jr. and Negar Azarfar The California Court of Appeal held in Bock v. Hansen , 225 Cal. App. 4th 215 (2014), [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], that an insurance adjuster may be held liable to an insured under... Read More