Insurance Brokers/Agents and Their Customers: Not the Relationship You Might Have Expected

Do insurance brokers owe fiduciary duties to their clients?  Under California law, until recently, this was an open question.  Most attorneys, especially those representing policyholders, included a breach of fiduciary duty cause of action when suing an insurance broker/agent in actions that involve broker/agent malpractice.  And, some include these claims when suing a broker/agent and …

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Claim Administrator’s Failure to Contact Treating Physicians Found To Be An Abuse Of Discretion Under ERISA

Under ERISA, insurers/claim administrators are required to give every insurance claim a full and fair review. Courts in the Ninth Circuit have construed this requirement in a manner that requires insurers/claim administrators to do more than simply have an in-house physician or nurse conduct a paper review of medical records.  This trend continues with the …

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