2006 Orders

Orders posted below are unverified duplicates of official orders actually entered. To get an official version of the order contact:

Renee Molnes
Phone: 360-725-7047
Email: legal@oic.wa.gov

Orders 301 to 350 of 356
 
Name Violation Issue Date Action Order

St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company; St. Paul Guardian Insurance Company; St. Paul Mercury Insurance Company; Discover Property & Casualty Insurance Company; United States Fidelity and Guaranty Insurance Company; Fidelity and Guaranty Insurance Underwriters, Incorporated; and Fidelity and Guaranty Insurance Company
Hartford, CT
Failure to ensure all agents were licensed and appointed; failure to document evidence justifying schedule rating, failure to conform all policies issued to rates, failure to timely complete written notices of renewals, failure to state actual reason for canceling, denying or non-renewing in a clear and simple language, and failure to conduct business in its own legal name. These violations were discovered during a Market Conduct Examination. 9/28/2006 $170,000 fine, with $85,000 suspended for a period of two years on the condition that there are no violations, $50,000 of the $100,000 suspended for repeat violations, and a compliance plan. D06-249
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Standard Guaranty Insurance Company
Miami, FL
Failure to timely file 10/16/2006 $1,750.00 fine D06-272
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Starmount Life Insurance Company
Batton Rouge, LA
Failure to timely file its calendar year annual statement and supplemental filing. 8/23/2006 $1,750 fine D06-204
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Starnet Insurance Company
Greenwich, CT
Failure to timely file its calendar year Statement of Actuarial Opinion, Supplemental filings, and Audited Financial Statements 9/7/2006 $1,750 fine D06-233
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State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Bloomington, IL
Failure to timely file 11/20/2006 $1,000.00 fine D06-328
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Sterling Life Insurance Company
Glenview, IL
Failure to timely file annual financial statement April supplemental 3/7/2006 $2,700.00 Fine D06-75
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Stonington Insurance Company
Addison, TX
Failure to timely file 11/28/2006 Failure to timely file D06-369
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SUA Insurance Company
Chicago, IL
Failure to timely file 10/30/2006 $2,500.00 fine D06-299
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Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
Wellesley Hills, MA
Failure to timely file its calendar year Annual Statement and Supplemental filing 9/5/2006 $1,125 fine D06-205
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Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada US
Wellesley HIlls, MA
Failure to timely file its calendar year Annual Statement and Supplemental filing 9/5/2006 $1,125 fine D06-206
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Symetra Life Insurance Company
Seattle, WA
Failure to timely file its supplemental compensation exhibit 3/31/2006 $5,900 fine D06-143
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Symetra Life Insurance Company, Symetra National Life Insurance Company, and American States Life Insurance Company
Seattle, WA
Failure to transact business in own legal names, failure to keep and maintain records, failure to maintain a complete file, failure to use companies full name in advertisement, issuing policies where the agent did not have an appointment, failing to apply interest rates specified in RCW 48.23.300, failure to acknowledge notifications of death or death claim inquiries within a reasonable time, unreasonable delays in processing claims and completing claims investigations after receiving completed proof of loss statements, failure to advise claimant within a reasonable time, failure to maintain complete copies of the policy illustrations, absence of signed statements by agents, failure to send replacement notices to the incumbent insurers, failure to provide written notice to purchasers of replacement variable annuities, use of an application form for another stated that had not been filed with the OIC. Violations were discovered as a result of Market Conduct Examination. 3/31/2006 $50,00 fine with $25,000 suspended and Compliance Plan D06-169
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The Quiet Hour, Inc.
Redlands, CA
Issued fourteen annuities prior to receiving its certificate of exemption 10/6/2006 $2,350.00 Fine D06-243
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Thomson Mulimedia, Inc. #13
Indianapolis, IN
Failure to Timely File its Annual Report & Annual Filing Fee 6/20/2006 $2,000.00 Fine D06-184
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Thomson Multimedia, Inc. #13
Indianapolis, IN
Failure to file 2005 annual report 4/17/2006 Suspension G06-33
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Three Angels Broadcasting Network, Inc.; a/k/a 3ABN
West Frankfort, IL
Issuing charitable gift annuities prior to receiving a Certificate of Exemption 7/21/2006 $25,700 fine D06-232
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Thrivent Financial For Lutherans
Appleton, WI
Failure to timely file. 12/8/2006 $13,200.00 fine D06-348
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Thrivent Life Insurance Company
Minneapolis, MN
Failure to timely file. 12/8/2006 $1,750.00 fine D06-349
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TIG Specialty Insurance Company
Martinez, CA
Failure to timely file 11/29/2006 $3,500.00 fine D06-370
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Tobey, Kenneth I., Inc.,
Bellevue, WA and Beaverton, OR
Failure and Refusal to remit to receivership premiums owed since date declared insolvent. 11/3/2006 Revocation D06-179
Comments: Hearing initially requested. KIT withdrew request for hearing and ceased all operations.

Transguard Insurance Company of America, Inc.
Westmont, IL
Failure to timely file annual statement and supplemental filing, and failure to complete audited financial statement 5/23/2006 $30,000 fine D06-160
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Transnation Title Insurance Company
Richmond, VA
Failure to timely file 10/16/2006 $1,875.00 fine D06-282
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Trinity Universal Insurance Company of Kansas
Dallas, TX
Failure to timely file Statement of Actuarial Opinion 3/13/2006 $7,100 fine D06-135
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Truck Insurance Exchange
Los Angeles, CA
Failure to timely file annual financial statement April supplemental 3/7/2006 $1,800.00 Fine D06-76
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ULICO Casualty Company
Washington, DC
Failure to timely file. 10/25/2006 $1,875.00 fine D06-263
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Ultimate Warranty Corporation; Scatena, Anthony R.; Doak, Eric J.; Clark, Michael L.; Jordan, Edwardo M.
Rocky River, OH
Issuing policies with an unauthorized insurer 9/22/2006 Order to Cease and Desist D06-274
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Umialik Insurance Company
Anchorage, AK
Failure to timely file Statement of Actuarial Opinion 3/14/2006 $6,300 fine D06-132
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Unified LIfe Insurance Company
Overland Park, KS
Failure to timely file 11/30/2006 $1,250.00 fine D06-350
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Unigard Insurance Company, Unigard Indemnity Company, and Unigard Pacific Insurance Company, Washington Insurers, by AXA, a French Stock Corporation, and AXA Assurances Vie Mutuelle, AXA Courtage Assurance Mutuelle, and AXA Assurances IARD, Mutuelle, French Mutual Insurers.
Bellevue, WA
Proposed Acquisition 12/8/2006 Acquisition Approved G06-64
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Union Security Life Insurance Company
Miami, FL
Failure to timely file annual statement and supplemental financial reports` 5/24/2006 $20,000 fine D06-162
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United Fire and Casualty Company
Cedar Rapids, IA
Failure to timely file 11/6/2006 $625.00 fine D06-298
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United General Title Insurance Company
Denver, CO
Failure to timely file supplemental filing. 6/26/2006 $2,700 fine D06-125
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United Healthcare Insurance Company
Minneapolis, MN
Using a Provider Agreement that was disapproved and failing to timely submit complete and accurate provider network information 12/1/2006 $59,500.00 fine D06-333
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United Heritage Life Insurance Company
Meridian, ID
Failure to timely file its complete calendar year annual statement 8/23/2006 $1,125 fine D06-212
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United states Life Insurance Company In the City of New York
Neptune, NJ
Failure to timely file annual statement 5/12/2006 $5,000 fine D06-152
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Unity Group, Inc., The,
Bellingham, WA
Failure to timely and properly disclose broker fees, commissions, and contingent commissions. 2/16/2006 $6,000 Fine D06-82
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Universal Casualty Company
Elk Grove Village, IL
Failure to timely file 10/16/2006 $1,500.00 fine D06-300
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Universal Surety Company
Linclon, NE
Failure to timely file annual financial statement April supplemental 2/23/2006 $3,500.00 Fine D06-77
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University of Montana Foundation
Missoula, MT
Issuing Annuities Prior to Receiving its Certificate of Exemption 7/18/2006 $500.00 Fine D06-202
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Valley Forge Life Insurance Company, Successor to Sage Life Assurance of America, Inc.
Wilmington, DE
Failure to timely file 12/18/2006 $1,375.00 fine D06-347
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Vanliner Insurance Company
St. Louis, MO
Failure to timely file the signature accompanying its Statement of Actuarial Opinion 3/20/2006 $6,300 fine D06-109
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Vantislife Insurance Company
Windsor, CT
Failure to timely file 10/23/2006 $1,750.00 fine D06-293
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Verizon Wireless Services, LLC
Bedminster, NJ
Annual Report Late File 9/29/2006 $1,000.00 Fine D06-183
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Voyager Property and Casualty Insurance Company
Miami, FL
Failure to timely file 10/19/2006 $1,750.00 fine D06-273
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Wels Foundation
Wels Foundation, Inc. #219
Failure to file annual report and statement of qualified actuary 4/17/2006 Suspension G06-30
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Western and Southern Life Insurance Company
Cincinnati, OH
None 2/27/2006 Order Adopting Examination Report and Consent Order D06-112
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Western General Insurance Company
Calabasas, CA
Failure to timely file its calendar year statement of actuarial opinion 8/24/2006 $875 fine D06-150
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Western National Assurance Company
Edina, MN
Using unfiled rates; failing to secure a signed PIP rejection; failing to include notification of to PIP policyholders of those circumstances wherein coverage could be denied, reduced, or terminated; altering applications for insurance without first obtaining written permission from applicants; making actual cash value determinations for total loss claims using non-local vehicles without odometer readings documented; deducting salvage value from actual cash value in total loss claims, without such deduction being measurable, discernible, or itemized. As a result of a market conduct examination 5/31/2006 $150,000 with $75,000 suspended and compliance plan. Violations were discovered during a Market Conduct Examination. D06-164
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Westport Insurance Company
Jefferson City, MO
Failure to timely file 11/27/2006 $2,500.00 fine D06-371
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Westward Life Insurance Company
Newport Beach, CA
Failure to timely file 10/2/2006 $1,625.00 fine D06-264
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These enforcement actions taken by Mike Kreidler, Washington state Insurance Commissioner, are a primary tool in protecting the people of Washington.

Type of Entity Authority to Suspend or Revoke Authority to Fine
Agent or broker RCW 48.17.530 RCW 48.17.560
Insurance company RCW 48.05.140 RCW 48.05.185
Health care service contractor RCW 48.44.160 RCW 48.44.166
Health maintenance organization (HMO) RCW 48.46.130 and RCW 48.46.135

Updated 04/06/2014

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