Insurance Agents Take NY Firm To Task Over Sandy Ad

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 7:30 PM EST) -- A New York group for insurance agents said Wednesday it has lodged an ethics complaint against the law firm Jacoby & Meyers LLP for running "offensive" advertisements after Superstorm Sandy blaming agents for policyholders' difficulties in winning business interruption coverage.

The Professional Insurance Agents of New York told a state court disciplinary committee that the firm's ad violates professional conduct rules against false, deceptive or misleading advertisements. According to the PIA's complaint, Jacoby's ad says, "If your business lost business due to the storm your insurance...
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