Agents May Sue On Crop Insurance Commissions The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America says it will go to court if necessary to block expansion of a federal program that slices members commissions on crop insurance sold over the Internet.

Maria Berthoud, IIABA federal government affairs senior vice president, said the group is currently appealing the premium discount plan (PDP) to the U.S. Department of Agricultures national appeals division, and would “litigate if necessary” the decision by the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) permitting the plan.

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