Intermediaries are liable for losses

The Federal Court of Justice has ruled that insurance intermediaries are liable for damages suffered by customers in connection with ageing provisions when switching private health insurance (PKV). This also applies to private supplementary health insurance in addition to statutory health insurance. The executive of an intermediary association once asked his colleagues, “Can you tell […]

Intermediary and distribution law: free samples and forms are no liability-free favours

– Pools, distributors, associations, insurers in the recourse liability trap ? – *by Dr. Johannes Fiala, Attorney at Law (Munich), MBA Financial Services (Univ.), MM (Univ.), Certified Financial and Investment Advisor (A.F.A.), Lecturer in Civil and Insurance Law (BA Heidenheim, Univ. of Cooperative Education), ( and Hermann Siebenhaar, insurance broker as well as management consultant […]