Agent or broker?

On May 22, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the appeal of American Family Mutual Insurance Co. v. Krop, 2017 IL App (1st) 161071, in which the 1st District Appellate Court made the fundamental mistake of confusing an insurance agent for an insurance broker. The former works for the insurance company; the latter works for the prospective policyholder. This mistake led the …

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