Negligence, Misrepresentation Claims To Proceed In Disability Benefits Dispute

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A disability claimant's negligence and misrepresentation allegations against an insurance broker can proceed because the broker owes an independent duty to the disability claimant, a Kansas federal judge said in refusing to dismiss the misrepresentation and negligence claims (Robert P. Garver v. Principal Life Insurance Co. et al., No. 19-2354, D. Kan., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 180603).
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