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In a New York case, unless there are 'exceptional situations,' agents are not obligated to recommend additional coverages.
If you sell property insurance, these 10 terms are foundational to the work you do.
If you earn a living from insurance, language is important — for the sales process, during underwriting, and also at the point of claim.
Marine insurance contains warranties—promises by the insured for future conduct on which the policy relies—and if breached would cause the policy to be void.
Insurers have the right to limit their risk by placing warranties in their policies that state if the warranty is breached the policy is void...
Producers should fully advise their clients about all possible risks to their insured businesses.
Insurance agents and brokers must keep the records about their clients sacrosanct and not access this information for personal reasons. Without authority, one agency staff...
Fewer knowledgeable adjusters in the field could make it harder to identify fraudulent claims.
Anyone who has been in the insurance industry for a while has seen their share of unusual insurance claims—the kind that make you shake your...
Punitive damages come with unexpected tax consequences for plaintiffs.
Third party sues insurance agent in Ohio for negligent procurement, after the agent's policyholder causes an auto accident. What do the courts say?
After a Monsato GMO seed lawsuit goes badly for a farmer, he sues his agent for failing to advise him to purchase patent infringement insurance.
Although the New Year has passed, it's still early enough in the year to make (and keep) a resolution. Here, seven of National Underwriter P&C's...
Case analysis: Although Congressmen write the law, they are not above it.
A measure on the ballot in California would raise the cap on malpractice claims and require drug testing of physicians.
Does coverage exist when vandalism results in an explosion and fire that destroy a property?
Readers sound off on policy issues, fraud, mentoring and more.
A federal appeals court has ruled that banks can require a homeowner to buy flood insurance covering the full replacement value of a home rather...
If you’re a regular reader of National Underwriter, you might wonder who I am. If you’re also a regular reader of American Agent & Broker,...
Now that the recent hurricanes and wildfires have subsided, here are seven things you can do to make sure your business is ready for the next disaster.
American International Group Inc. lifted limits on property claims tied to acts of terrorism to $1 billion as clients ask for more protection in larger cities.