2009 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 1 to 50 of 129
 
Name Violation Issue Date Action Order

Advantage Dental Plan Incorporated
Redmond, OR
Failure to timely file. 12/9/2009 $1750 fine 09-0091
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Aetna Health, Inc.
Blue Bell, PA
Exemption. 6/29/2009 Order Granting Exemption to RCW 48.31C.030 09-0088
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Aetna Health, Inc.
Seattle, WA
Failure to timely file. 12/16/2009 $750 Fine 09-0139
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AIG Warranty Services & Insurance Agency, Inc.
Wilmington, DE
Failure to meet solvency requirements. 5/29/2009 Order Suspending Certificate of Registration 09-0073
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American Modern Home Service Company
Amelia, OH
Failure to timely file. 8/11/2009 $1,000 Fine 09-0092
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American Network Insurance Company
Allentown, PA
Failure to meet statutory requirements. 4/20/2009 Order Suspending Certificate of Authority 09-0042
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AMT Warranty Corp.
New York, NY
Failing to conduct business in own legal name. 4/10/2009 $100,000 Fine with $25,000 suspended 09-0017
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Anderson, John F.,
Ridgefield, WA
Misappropriation of funds representing premiums and failure to maintain records of insurance transactions. 11/20/2009 Suspension and Nonrenewal of License 09-0146
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Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA
Failure to timely file. 7/13/2009 $1,000 Fine 09-0079
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Applecare Service Company, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ
Failure to timely file. 7/13/2009 $1,000 Fine 09-0080
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Association for Lifestyle Reform; Claims & Benefit Management, Inc.; and Wessler, Brad
Chino Hills, CA
Transacting the unauthorized business of insurance; seeking, soliciting, pursuing, and/or obtaining any insurance business in the State of Washington and from participating directly or indirectly, in any act of an insurance agent or insurance company in seeking, soliciting, pursuing, and/or obtaining any unauthorized insurance business in the State of Washington; soliciting Washington residents to sell or purchase any plan or policy or coverage for any form of insurance; soliciting Washington residents by e-mail, facsimile, telephone, mail, or any other means to induce them to purchase any form of insurance product; offering to Washington residents a plan or policy or coverage for any form of insurance without submitting to examination by the Insurance Commissioner. 9/22/2009 Order to Cease and Desist 09-0119
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Aston Martin Lagonda of North America, Inc.
Stamford, CT
Sale of service contracts prior to being registered. 10/1/2009 $10,000 Fine 09-0117
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Asurecare Corporation
Houston, TX
Failure to timely file. 7/13/2009 $1,000 Fine 09-0085
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Austin Mutual Insurance Company
Maple Grove, MN
Issuing policies not in accordance with its rate filing. 1/8/2010 $10,000 Fine 09-0094
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Baker, Billi J.,
Marysville, WA
Failure to respond. 8/25/2009 Revocation 09-0106
Comments: Fingerprint replacement card

B'Nai Brith Foundation of the US
Washington, DC
Failure to maintain surplus. 5/11/2009 Order Suspending Certificate of Exemption 09-0056
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Brezak, Howard A.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Failure to respond. 5/20/2009 $500 Fine 09-0011
Comments: Fingerprint replacement card

Brown, Leonard W., Jr.,
Vashon, WA
Misrepresented policy/contract benefits, and failed to disclose information required on replacement form. 4/28/2010 Stipulation Order 09-0147
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Business Benefits Corporation,
Seattle, WA
Probationary License Granted 12/8/2009 Probationary License Granted 09-0136
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Chapirson, Sara D.
Camas, WA
Failure to respond. 7/28/2009 Revocation 09-0097
Comments: Fingerprint replacement card.

Chirila, Larisa,
Bothell, WA
Failure to disclose felony convictions on insurance license application. 10/20/2009 Revocation 09-0133
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Clinger, Cathleen A.
Bellevue, WA
Failure to respond. 7/28/2009 Revocation 09-0096
Comments: Fingerprint replacement card.

Curtiss, Renee R.
Seattle, WA
Felony conviction, Class A. 4/16/2009 Revocation 09-0046
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Dean, Renee M.,
Vancouver, WA
Failure to respond to request for additional information about criminal record history. 11/13/2009 Revocation 09-0137
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Edwards, Ruby J.
Auburn, WA
Failure to respond. 4/24/2009 Revocation 09-0049
Comments: Fingerprint replacement card

Engenderhealth, Inc.
New York, NY
Failure to maintain minimum unrestricted net assets. 9/11/2009 Suspention of Certificate of Exemption 09-0110
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Episcopal Church Foundation, The
New York, NY
Failure to timely file. 6/4/2009 $1,000 Fine 09-0064
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Equiguard, Inc.
Westmont, IL
Failure to meet solvency requirements. 8/3/2009 Suspention of Certificate of Registration 09-0101
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Espinoza, Justina Y.
Yakima, WA
Licensee answered “no” to the question, “Have you ever been convicted of, or are you currently charged with, committing a crime, whether or not adjudication was withheld?” Licensee was convicted of four counts of Forgery, a Class “C” Felony, July 30, 2004. This conviction and false statement shows you to be untrustworthy and not qualified for a license within the meaning of RCW 48.17.070. The false statement is also grounds for revocation under RCW 48.17.530(1)(c) (g) (h) and RCW 48.17.090(2). 2/3/2009 Order Revoking License D09-0008
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Evangelical Free Church of America
Minneapolis, MN
Failure to timely file. 5/11/2009 Order Suspending Certificate of Exemption 09-0051
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Farmers Insurance Company of Washington
Mercer Island, WA
Improperly deducting collection agency fees and cost from the final deductible reimbursement amount. 6/9/2009 $25,000 Fine with $14,000 suspended 09-0047
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Farmers Insurance Company of Washington
Mercer Island, WA
Failure to timely file 10/8/2009 $2750 Fine 09-0108
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Farmers Insurance Company of Washington
Mercer Island, WA
Issuing insurance policies not in accordance with its rate filing. 12/16/2009 $40,000 Fine 09-0134
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Farmers New World Life Insurance Company
Mercer Island, WA
Failure to timely file. 10/2/2009 $1250 fine 09-0109
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Financial Guaranty Insurance Company
Stamford, CT
Capital & Surplus below minimum. 12/4/2009 Suspention of Certificate of Authority 09-0142
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Gallant Insurance, Inc.,
Kennewick, WA
Audit found premium account was underfunded, return premiums were owed to consumers, and licensee failed to have proper affiliations or appointments in place for business it was transacting. 11/13/2009 $2,000 Fine 09-0135
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Gardner, Tera D.
Vancouver, WA
Failing to preserve inviolate the integrity of insurance; failing to promptly account for and pay the insurer premium funds; sharing or allowing commissions or other compensation with a person not licensed; collecting a sum as premium for insurance which insurance was not provided by an authorized insurer; intentionally misrepresenting the terms of a application of insurance; showing herself to be incompetent, untrustworthy, and a source of injury and loss to the public; willfully and knowingly facilitating the transaction of insurance by an unlicensed agent. 6/5/2009 Order Revoking License 09-0077
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Genworth Life and Annuity Insurance Company
Richmond, VA
Failure to timely file Medicare Loss Ratio Experience Report and Medicare Supplement Annual Filing of Rates and Experience Form 10/28/2009 $2,250 Fine. 09-0125
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GMAC Service Agreement Corp
Southfield, MI
Failure to timely file. 7/13/2009 $1,000 Fine 09-0081
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Great Republic Life Insurance Company
Seattle, WA
Failure to timely file. 1/26/2010 $1750 Fine 09-0154
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Habitat for Humanity Int'L, Inc.
Americus, GA
Failure to timely file. 7/17/2009 $1,000 Fine 09-0067
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Halliday, Gordon R.
Bedford, IN
Failure to respond. 3/12/2009 Revocation 09-0025
Comments: Fingerprint Replacement Card

Hammoud, Reine
Ruther Glen, VA
Failure to respond. 3/13/2009 Revocation 09-0031
Comments: Fingerprint replacement card

Health Care Professions Purchasing Group Association,
Bloomingdale, Il
Sold insurance contracts when registration was revoked. 12/23/2009 $4,500 Fine 09-0149
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Heifer International Foundation
Little Rock, AR
Failure to meet minimum requirements. 5/11/2009 Order Suspending Certificate of Exemption 09-0054
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Heslip, Frederick J.,
Kelso, WA
Failure to respond to complaint/request for investigation. 9/3/2009 Revocation 09-0111
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Hinkle, Kimberly E.
Beavercreek, OH
Failure to respond. 3/12/2009 Revocation 09-0026
Comments: Fingerprint replacement card

Hope Heart Institute, The
Bellevue, WA
Failure to timely file. 6/10/2009 $2,500 Fine 09-0062
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Industrial Alliance Pacific Insurance and Financial Services
Vancouver, BC
Failure to timely file. 11/23/2009 $750 Fine 09-0129
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Insurance Training Associates, LLC
Portland, OR
Violated written agreement to keep list of insurance licensees from being used for commercial purposes by providing list to a credit union. 3/20/2009 $1,000 Fine 09-0021
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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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