Minnesota Appeals Court Affirms Verdict Finding Insurance Agent Negligent

(June 23, 2016, 9:26 AM EDT) -- ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota Court of Appeals panel on June 20 affirmed a jury’s verdict finding that an insurance agent was negligent when incorrectly recording whether the insured owned any pets, holding that the trial court properly applied the estoppel rule established under the state supreme court’s ruling in Pomerenke v. Farmers Life Ins. Co. (228 Minn. 256, 36 N.W.2d 703 [1949]) (Selective Insurance Company v. Quac D. Huynh, et al., No. A15-2027, Minn. App.; 2016 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 616).

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