ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A New York appeals panel on July 19 dismissed a breach of contract and negligence lawsuit against an insurance agent regarding the agent's alleged failure to inform a successor company of the previous insured's balance of $12,000 on insurance premiums owed (5 Awnings Plus Inc., f/k/a Portage House Motel Inc. v. Moses Insurance Group Inc., No. 12-02300, N.Y. Sup., App. Div., 4th Dept.; 2013 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 5324).