Do Insurance Brokers Owe Fiduciary Duties To Their Clients?

I’ve been defending or prosecuting cases against insurance agents and brokers for over 15 years, and I find the issue of fiduciary duty in that context very interesting. Generally, everyone is liable for damages caused by their failure to use reasonable care; i.e., negligence. People in a special relationship of trust and confidence, such as attorneys and trustees, owe a …

What Duties Does An Insurance Agent Owe Her Client?

I have defended and prosecuted dozens of cases against insurance agents and brokers. Interestingly, the law in California is unsettled as to whether an insurance broker owes its clients a fiduciary duty. Nonetheless, in my view, an insurance broker undoubtedly does, in fact, owe fiduciary duties to her client.