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New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 1.01C Compliance Checklist: Complying With Life and Health Insurance Agent/Producer and Adjuster Licensing Requirements

New Appleman Premium Online Checklists - § 1.01C Compliance Checklist: Complying With Life and Health Insurance Agent/Producer and Adjuster Licensing Requirements , is one of the 150 compliance checklists in New Appleman Premium Online Checklists. This online checklist gives step by step guidance...

LexisNexis® Podcast featuring John Watkins of Chorey, Taylor & Feil on "never pay" insurance policies

On this edition, John Watkins of Chorey, Taylor & Feil in Atlanta discusses the "never pay" insurance policy, tips for businesses in obtaining agents and brokers and what companies should do in the event of a claim or lawsuit. Copyright© 2010 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier...

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...

Impact of the New Federal Financial Regulatory Reform Law on Risk Managers and Insurance Brokers

By SNR Denton On July 21, 2010, after several weeks of deliberations in the Senate and the House of Representatives, President Obama signed HR 4173, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Of greatest importance to risk managers and their brokers, HR 4173: (1) creates...

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – December, 2011

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Actions and Proceedings C.R. Pittman Constr. Co., Inc. v. Nat'l Fire Insurance Co. 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 20002 [ lexis.com / lexisONE...

New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition Cited by Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court cited the chapter written by Douglas Richmond on agent and broker liability in the New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition several times in Emerson Electric Co. v. Marsh & McLennan Cos., 362 S.W.3d 7 (Mo. 2012) , a closely watched case in the brokerage community....

Reed Smith LLP on What to Do When Your Insurance Company Goes Broke

By Timothy P. Law, Partner, Reed Smith LLP Insurance company insolvencies cause disruption to businesses and create a risk of serious financial loss. In many instances, however, policyholders can make a full recovery or mitigate their losses by considering all appropriate avenues of recovery. This...

Sued For Good Work – Expert Required to Establish Agent’s Negligence

Insurance agents and brokers are insurance professionals whose actions in placing insurance require compliance with the standards of practice and skills of an insurance broker which are not necessarily matters of common knowledge. Under Pennsylvania law, and all of the United States, an insurance broker...