Insurance lawyers should understand the interaction between the Texas Insurance Code and the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA).
Texas Insurance Code, Section 541.151(2) cross references and prohibits conduct defined in Section 17.46(b) of the DTPA. The DTPA statute applies to all types of consumer transactions, not just insurance, so many of the provisions are not directly relevant. The most relevant subsections prohibit:
DTPA, Section 17.46(b)(2) – causing confusion or misunderstanding as to the source , sponsorship, approval, or certification of goods or services,