• Massachusetts Appeals Court Expands Scope of Contractual Liability for Insurance Brokers
  • April 20, 2006 | Author: Edwin F. Landers
  • Law Firm: Morrison Mahoney LLP - Boston Office
  • In its recent decision in Capital Site Mgmt. Assocs. v. Inland Underwriters Ins. Agency, Ltd., 61 Mass. App. Ct. 14 (2004) decided on April 27, 2004, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has held that the traditional negligence standard of care is also incorporated into the contract between an insurance broker and its client. The Appeals Court's holding in Capital Site expands the scope of contractual liability for insurance brokers.