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New Release: Responsibilities of Insurance Agents and Brokers

In the July release of Matthew Bender’s Responsibilities of Insurance Agents and Brokers, the author, Bertram Harnett, added the case of Berry v. Indianapolis Life Ins. Co. , 600 F. Supp.2d 805 (N.D.Tex. 2009). Insurers face exposure from such conduct because they directly participated in it, or...

Florida Implementing New Insurance Agency Licensing Law

In 2014, the Florida Legislature enacted a law that makes significant changes to the way insurance agencies are licensed in Florida. The new law amends Florida’s insurance agency licensure law, and is intended to streamline the licensing process and better align the regulation of insurance agencies...

The Trouble With Certificates

By Douglas M. Palais Even though issuing certificates is an important part of the service that you provide to your customers, from an E & O standpoint, they must be handled with extreme care. The following points are not comprehensive, but demonstrate a few of the specific risks and offer some...

2015 Post-Season Florida Insurance Report

Political Overview Republicans fared well in the election cycle that preceded the 2015 Florida Legislative Session. Despite a tight race, Republican Governor Rick Scott won re-election as did the other three GOP Cabinet members. Additionally, Republicans took six House seats from the Democrats...