Nebraska Revised Statute 44-394

Chapter 44 Section 394

44-394.

Insurance companies; violations; general penalty.

Any company or person who knowingly violates any provision of this chapter for which no penalty is provided, shall be guilty of a Class III misdemeanor.

Source

  • Laws 1913, c. 154, § 155, p. 472;
  • R.S.1913, § 3292;
  • Laws 1919, c. 190, tit. V, art. XI, § 20, p. 653;
  • C.S.1922, § 7899;
  • C.S.1929, § 44-1120;
  • R.S.1943, § 44-394;
  • Laws 1977, LB 40, § 237.

Annotations

  • An otherwise valid and authorized contract of insurance is not rendered void merely because it has not been approved by the Department of Insurance prior to its issuance. Equity Mut. Ins. Co. v. Allstate Ins. Co., 190 Neb. 515, 209 N.W.2d 592 (1973).

  • Rebating is a misdemeanor punishable by fine or imprisonment. Kortright v. Mutual Life Ins. Co., 123 Neb. 746, 243 N.W. 904 (1932).

  • Both the insurer and the agent may be punished under criminal law for the transfer of a premium note before the policy has been delivered. State Bank v. House, 114 Neb. 681, 209 N.W. 246 (1926).