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Insurance Agent and Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Breach of Fiduciary Duties – Insurance Agents

A fiduciary duty between an insurance agent and a customer is a relationship based on trust and good faith and requires that the agent acts in the best interest of the customer. A standard of care is established between these two parties that must be maintained, regardless of personal interests. If the agent is negligent in his or her actions toward a customer, whether a valid insurance claim is intentionally denied or the agent uses false and misleading information to manipulate a customer, a lawyer should be consulted with to advise you of your legal options.

At Amaro Law Firm, we have 22 years of experience in commercial litigation and have assisted countless clients that have found themselves in this type of situation. Mr. Amaro previously worked for a Houston insurance defense firm so is very familiar with the tactics that some insurance companies take to prevent a deserved claim from being paid. This has given him a unique understanding of how to battle such tactics.

Bad Faith Insurance Claims & DTPA Violations

There are ways to successfully combat bad faith claims, insurance code violations, and Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act (DTPA) violations. The first step is to have us thoroughly review all the facts of the case and determine the exact violations that have taken place. This will allow us to outline the precise actions needed to work toward the goal of seeing to it that you are justly compensated for the breach of fiduciary duty by an insurance agent. Those who have, in good faith, paid insurance for years and have come to a point in their life that honestly requires an insurance claim to be paid, deserve the tenacious representation that we offer.