Insurance Broker Did Not Owe Duty To Advise An Insured, 9th Circuit Holds

Insurance Broker Did Not Owe Duty To Advise An Insured, 9th Circuit Holds

SAN FRANCISCO - An insurance broker did not owe a duty to an insured to advise it of the adequacy of insurance coverage for an aircraft damaged during a snowstorm, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed Sept. 18 (SMS Services LLC v. HUB International Northwest LLC, No. 12-35249, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 19275).

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