2016 California Code
Insurance Code - INS
DIVISION 1 - GENERAL RULES GOVERNING INSURANCE
PART 2 - THE BUSINESS OF INSURANCE
CHAPTER 12 - The Insurance Frauds Prevention Act
ARTICLE 3 - Insurance Fraud Reporting
Section 1873.2.

CA Ins Code § 1873.2 (2016) What's This?

1873.2. In the absence of fraud or malice, no insurer, or any employee or agent authorized by an insurer to act on behalf of the insurer, and no authorized governmental agency or its respective employees, shall be subject to any civil liability for libel, slander, or any other relevant cause of action by virtue of releasing or receiving any information pursuant to Section 1873 or 1873.1. Nothing in this article is intended to, nor does in any way or manner, abrogate or lessen the existing common law or statutory privileges and immunities of an insurer, or any employee or agent authorized by the insurer to act on behalf of the insurer, or of any authorized governmental agency or its respective employees.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1119, Sec. 3.)

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