Responsibilities of Insurance Agents and Brokers
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Complete guidance on legal responsibilities of agents and brokers with full coverage of rights and responsibilities as debtors and creditors, and the buying and selling of insurance agencies.
• Uniform Agents and Brokers Licensing Act
• Unauthorized practice of law, employee benefit plans, ERISA, mass marketing and group life insurance, advertising and unfair trade practices, agency contracts, typical provisions, and relevant statutes
• Liability to the insured, the insurer, and the state.
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Table of contents
Part I Legal Responsibilities
CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Legal Responsibilities of Insurance Agents and Brokers
Supp. To CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Legal Responsibilities of Insurance Agents and Brokers
CHAPTER 2 "Agent" or "Broker"--Legal Status and Effects
Supp. To CHAPTER 2 "Agent" or "Broker"--Legal Status and Effects
CHAPTER 3 Liability to the Insured
Supp. To CHAPTER 3 Liability to the "Insured"
CHAPTER 4 Liability to the Insurer
Supp. To CHAPTER 4 Liability to the Insurer
CHAPTER 5 Liability to the State
Supp. To CHAPTER 5 Liability to the State
Part II Taxation
CHAPTER 5A Banks and the Sale of Insurance
Supp. To CHAPTER 5A Banks and the Sale of Insurance
CHAPTER 6 Federal Taxes and the Insurance Agent and Broker
Supp. To CHAPTER 6 Federal Taxes and the Insurance Agent and Broker
Part III General Tort Liability
CHAPTER 7 General Tort Liability
Supp. To CHAPTER 7 General Tort Liability
Part IV Agency Contracts
CHAPTER 8 Agency Contracts
Supp. To CHAPTER 8 Agency Contracts
Part V Ethics and Professionalism
CHAPTER 9 Unauthorized Practice Of Law
Supp. To CHAPTER 9 Unauthorized Practice of Law
CHAPTER 10 Professionalism
Supp. To CHAPTER 10 Professionalism
Part VI Marketing
CHAPTER 11 Group and Other Mass Marketing of Insurance
Supp. To CHAPTER 11 Group and Other Mass Marketing of Insurance
CHAPTER 12 Advertising and Unfair Trade Practices
Supp. To CHAPTER 12 Advertising and Unfair Trade Practices
Part VII Financial
CHAPTER 13 Buying and Selling Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
Supp. To CHAPTER 13 Buying and Selling Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
CHAPTER 14 The Agent or Broker as Debtor and as Creditor
Part VIII Employment Benefit Plans (ERISA)
CHAPTER 15 Employee Benefit Plans and Insurance Agents
Supp. To CHAPTER 15 Employee Benefit Plans and Insurance Agents
Part IX Errors and Omissions Coverage
CHAPTER 16 Errors and Omissions Insurance Coverage for Agents and Brokers
Supp. To CHAPTER 16 Errors and Omissions Insurance Coverage for Agents and Brokers
Part X LICENSING STATUTES
Appendix I: Licensing Statutes
Part XI PENAL STATUTES
Appendix IA: Penal Statutes (Selected States)
Part XII ADVERTISING STATUTES
Appendix IB: General Statutes (Selected States)
Part XIII GENERAL STATUTES
Appendix IC: General Statutes (Selected States)
Part XIV FORMS
APPENDIX II National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)
Part XV MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS
APPENDIX III-A Excess (Surplus) Line -- New York Insurance Department Regulation 41
APPENDIX III-B Compendium of State Surplus Lines Eligibility Requirements
APPENDIX IV Public Information Release of National Assocation of Insurance Commissioners
APPENDIX V Forms of Selling Agreements
APPENDIX VI Keep It Legal--NALU Guidelines
APPENDIX VII National Association of Insurance Commissioners Managing General Agents Act