Insurance agent(redirected from Agency (law))
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Related to Agency (law): Agency by Estoppel, undisclosed agency
The insurance company representative and adviser who sells insurance policies.
A person licensed by a state and generally employed by an insurance company to sell insurance policies on the company's behalf. The agent generally receives a commission for this service. He/she attempts to extract the maximum value for the insurance company in all his/her dealings. An insurance agent should not be confused with an insurance broker or an insurance underwriter.