Category: Opinion

Is There a Duty to Read an Insurance Contract?

Is there a duty for insureds to read their insurance policies? Should insurance professionals (agents, underwriters, adjusters) read and understand the insurance policies they sell or service? Take this very quick poll and offer your opinions (poll is limited to the first 100 responders).

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Torture Numbers and They’ll Confess to Anything

I just read an article that referenced a ‘study’ that said that only 11% of ‘people’ find insurance agents and brokers to be trustworthy. I’m reminded of a couple of quotations: “Torture numbers and they’ll confess to anything” and “The Devil can quote scripture to suit his purpose.” That’s why I don’t put a lot of stock into articles and ‘studies’ that appear to be solutions (or conclusions) in search of problems.

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Saving the Consumer

Do you believe that most insurance industry advertising wrongly leads consumers to believe that insurance is a commodity differentiated only by price? If so, should something be done about it? If so, what? Learn what one NY insurance agent is doing about it….

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