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Barriers to online access can create liability risks under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Insurance pros should add 'website accessibility' to their risk checklists.
The best defense is the one you never need. The second-best defense is the one someone else pays.
It's no secret that most E&O claims against agents arise from their clients' own uninsured claims. While the law regarding the duty to recommend insurance...
The paramount duty of an insurance producer is to follow the instructions of the client and this mandate is closely followed by the duty to...
Contractual liability coverage is important to your clients—and to your E&O protection
An agent failed to procure patent infrigement coverage for a farmer client. Avoid E&O litigation by following this checklist to ensure all possible exposures are...
Referrals are a great way to acquire business. Providing a monetary incentive to get those referrals can increase the number of those referrals. However, for...
Not too long ago, it was easy to distinguish between an insurance broker and an insurance agent. A broker represented the insured; an agent represented...
Juliet had it right: “What’s in a name?” she rhetorically asks in Shakespeare’s play. “What’s Montague? It is nor hand, nor foot, nor arm, nor...
Most states have consumer protection laws, and courts across the country have debated whether such laws should apply to licensed professionals, including insurance producers.
A recent court decision in New York State substantially eliminates the duty of an insured to read the policy as a positive defense. In light...
Agents must educate, be educated, when selling variable annuities under new rules.
N.Y. ruling makes it easier for insureds to sue agents
NRRA gaps and inconsistent state laws leave surplus lines brokers in limbo.
Web 2.0 raises risks for defamation, libel, copyright and security breaches
When dealing with replacement insurance, don’t overlook potential for E&O
Another look at how to protect against these human disasters
Umbrella insurance provides peace of mind, especially for wealthy folks
Are you prepared to stand up for clients against carrier claims issues?
Problems experienced by internet users across the Eastern U.S. appear to have eased, with most sites back online after web-hosting services were invaded by hackers.
Waves of DDoS attacks shut down swatches of the internet on Friday, prompting the need for the insurance industry to issue standard cyber liability coverage forms.