Two LA insurance cases are tales of caution for consumers

Homeowners encourage to self verify coverages with insurance companies
  • Don't pay an insurance agent in cash for your premium.
  • The most common real estate broker violations enforced in California are related to trust fund record keeping and shortage.
  • In January the Bureau of Real Estate conducted 37 enforcement actions related to Los Angeles metro-based real estate agents.

Two recent court cases involving Los Angeles metro insurance agents are examples of why consumers should verify coverages with their insurance companies. According to the California Department of Insurance (CDI), this week former insurance broker Julie Diane Shinar of Long Beach was convicted of theft by embezzlement.