Turner, OR asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Insurance Bad Faith for Oregon

Q: can i sue a life insurance agent who signed me up for 2 other life insurance policies I wasn't aware of that cost money?

i had signed up for life insurance with mutual of omaha. they weren't notified I had wanted to stop the policy but the agent didn't tell them 41 days into a 45 grace period but it cost me 3 months. then during this time he signed me up for 2 other life insurance policies I wasn't aware of nor authorized. i didn't find out about these till their payments were deducted from my account. can i sue him for using my personal information and financials to fraud policies in my name? all for some bs commission to pad his pockets at my expense?

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Sacramento, CA

A: If a life insurance agent signed you up for policies without your knowledge or authorization, this could be considered fraudulent activity. Unauthorized use of your personal and financial information to obtain commissions is illegal and unethical.

You may have grounds to sue the agent for fraud and unauthorized use of your information. Additionally, you might want to report the incident to the insurance company, state insurance regulatory authorities, and possibly the police to investigate the matter further.

It would be beneficial to consult with a lawyer experienced in insurance or consumer protection law to explore your legal options. They can help you understand your rights and the steps you can take to potentially recover any losses and hold the responsible parties accountable.

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