Green Bay, WI asked in Business Law, Contracts, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for Wisconsin

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.

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Insurance Claims Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: 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

Tim Akpinar

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