"Little FTC Acts: Case Study Analysis of State Consumer Protection Laws," American Agent & Broker
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"Little FTC Acts: Case Study Analysis of State Consumer Protection Laws," American Agent & Broker

“Most states have consumer protection laws, and courts across the country have debated whether such laws should apply to licensed professionals, including insurance producers,” writes Matthew S. Marrone, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Professional Liability Practice Group focused on insurance agents and brokers. “Although the cases are similar in nature, judges considering these issues have created a complex web of conflicting decisions based on highly subjective and speculative parameters.”

In this article, Matt explores these decisions, the rationales behind them, and the defense of these claims.