Section 27-12-9

Malicious statements on financial condition.

No person shall make, publish, disseminate, or circulate, directly or indirectly, or aid, abet, or encourage the making, publishing, disseminating, or circulating of any oral or written statement or any pamphlet, circular, article, or literature which is false or maliciously critical of, or derogatory to, the financial condition of an insurer or of an organization proposing to become an insurer and which is calculated to injure any person engaged, or proposing to engage, in the business of insurance.

(Acts 1957, No. 608, p. 865, §4; Acts 1971, No. 407, p. 707, §235.)