Ethics for the Insurance Professional - and Their Clients

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Ethics is a process of systematically applying, using, defending and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior. Ethical behavior is required of both parties to a contract of insurance for the system to work. Ethics is the essence of insurance. Ethical behavior is required of both parties to a contract of insurance for the system to work. If any party to the insurance contract acts unethically the ability of insurance to work effectively and profitably will fail. Ethics is the essence of insurance. Since insurance was first created it has been a business of utmost good faith. As a result, the insured and the insurer are expected to treat each other ethically.

Ethics is a deep and important subject when it comes to corporate liability insurance and both sides, the insurance professional and the client (the company) needs to understand what ethics means and impacts. Learn more in the Ethics for the Corporate Liability Insurance Professional course on Illumeo.