Q: With consent, can I create an account for another person for liability insurance and purchase a policy on their behalf?
Basically, I want to purchase on-demand liability insurance for independent contractors that get jobs through my site and I want to know if it is illegal to make this purchase as if I am them if I have their consent in signature form.
A Wisconsin attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Insurance is generally governed by state laws, but as a general matter, if information falls through the cracks and the carrier raises a defense that they were not provided with accurate information as to a policyholder, clients could try to hold you accountable. You could discuss with a Wisconsin attorney for the most accurate state-specific guidance. Good luck
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