January 11, 1908

Warning Against an Insurance Agent.

JAMA. 1908;L(2):137-138. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02530280053021

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Marshall, Mich., Dec. 24, 1907.

To the Editor:  —I wish to warn the members of the profession against an insurance agent who gives his name as Herbert Squires. He represents himself as an agent of the Home Accident and Health Insurance Company of South Bend, Ind., and his object is to get some physician in each city to represent the company. On the payment of $3 the physician is given a policy for one year and is to treat the policy-holders at the regular rates to be paid by the company. The agent leaves town and nothing is seen of the policy, nor any word from the company. He claims to be a Knight of Pythias, and is familiar with the work of that order. He is very lame, having a six-inch sole on one foot, and walks with a cane. I have been taken in, as well as some

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