Cal. Ins. Code § 781

Current through the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 781 - Misrepresentation for purpose of inducing person to take action
(a) A person shall not make any statement that is known, or should have been known, to be a misrepresentation (1) to any other person for the purpose of inducing, or tending to induce, such other person either to take out a policy of insurance, or to refuse to accept a policy issued upon an application therefor and instead take out any policy in another insurer, or (2) to a policyholder in any insurer for the purpose of inducing or tending to induce him or her to lapse, forfeit or surrender his or her insurance therein.
(b) A person shall not make any representation or comparison of insurers or policies to an insured which is misleading, for the purpose of inducing or tending to induce him or her to lapse, forfeit, change or surrender his or her insurance, whether on a temporary or permanent plan.

Ca. Ins. Code § 781

Amended by Stats 2004 ch 730 (SB 1273), s 2, eff. 1/1/2005.