Judge: Negligence Claim Against Insurance Agents Fails After Release Of Insurer's Liability

Judge: Negligence Claim Against Insurance Agents Fails After Release Of Insurer's Liability

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Agents of an insurer are not liable for alleged negligence when an insured already released claims against the insurer regarding denied coverage for fire damage, a Rhode Island federal judge ruled Nov. 19 (Northfield Insurance Co. v. Kelvin Sanders v. Troy, Pires & Allen and Vrania Coelho, No. 11-013, D. R.I.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 164431).

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