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Professional Liability: Policyholder Education

Professional Liability Policyholder EducationProfessional Liability on Policyholder Education: Agent or Carrier Responsibility?

Every policyholder must be educated about claims and their coverage. That everyone agrees on. The insured should know the extent of their coverage, what they are paying for, what is and isn't covered, and what to do in the even they need to file a claim. But whose responsibility is it?

Clients rely upon their brokers and agents to procure and negotiate insurance policies that meet their unique needs. And because of their participation in procuring coverage, a broker can find themselves at the..


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New York Investigating Insurers for Hurricane Sandy Claims

New York Investigating Insurers for Hurricane Sandy ClaimsNew York Investigating Insurers for Hurricane Sandy Claims

According to PropertyCasualty360, the New York Department of Financial Services is investigating the actions of three insurers following Superstorm Sandy.

The insurers are facing claims of an alleged failure to send, or timely send and adjuster to investigate claims. Others say claims were denied over the phone and never investigated in person. New York law requires insurers inspect damaged property within 15 business days of a filed claim. That timeline was shortened on Nov. 29 to six business..


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