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2005 Legal Orders
Nov. 28 Allison, Timothy J.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909(a) & (b)
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Final agency action; conduct constitutes fraudulent or dishonest practice and demonstrates untrustworthiness and financial irresponsibility in the conduct of business.
May 12 American Investors Life Insurance Company, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Sep. 3 Arango, Herman G.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - License revoked in home state; failure to report same.
Sep. 15 Aspiras, Rachel L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked and other state action; failure to report to KID.
Nov. 21 Automobile Insurance Company of Hartford, Connecticut and Standard Fire Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-955, 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary Penalty - Engaged in utilizing unauthorized rates.
Jan. 12 Barry, John J.
Authority: 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to notify.
Feb. 18 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
May 23 Bowman, Robert J.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Failure to report felony convictions.
Mar. 16 Bridges, David L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537; 40-246
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Untimely filing of final tax reports and late payment of premium tax; inadvertent violation of the excess lines licensing requirements.
Feb. 18 Capital-Title Insurance Company
Authority: KSA 40-4909; 77-537; 40-952(c)
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Utilizing a rate or charge before having it properly filed.
Sep. 15 Christian, Crystal
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state actions; failure to report to KID.
Jan. 31 Commerford, Greta Ann
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Failure to report conviction.
Nov. 4 Contemporary Solutions -- USA, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-951; 40-1135; 77-501, et seq.
SUMMARY: File all required filings in timely manner, monetary. - Failure to file rate and charge filings with the commissioner prior to transacting the business of title insurance in Kansas.
Apr. 18 Corey, Jonathan D.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Failure to report other state action.
Apr. 20 Country Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.A.R. 40-3-53; K.S.A. 77-502
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Exemption requested from online or electronic verification requirements of K.S.A. 8-173.
Feb. 1 Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222; 40-2405
SUMMARY: Market conduct examination report adopted. - Proposed market conduct examination report.
Jul. 14 Dairyland Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Market conduct report adopted; update complaint system; etc. - Proposed market conduct report. (See order for more extensive information).
Mar. 29 Daley, Patrick and Allied/Daley Insurance Agency
Authority: KSA 40-4909
SUMMARY: License(s) issued subject to a probationary period of 2 years. - Agency license previously revoked because of partner's untrustworthiness; financial irresponsibility.
Dec. 23 Employers Reassurance Corporation
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jun. 24 Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,125; 40-5101
SUMMARY: Comply with all applicable provisions of Insurance Score Act; cease & desist - Adverse action notices sent to Kansas consumers in form and content that did not conform to the requirements of U.S.C. 1681m(a).
Aug. 11 Farmers Insurance Company, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Nov. 4 Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
May 12 Financial Benefit Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Aug. 26 First Continental Life & Accident Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222; 77-501
SUMMARY: Certificate of authority reinstated. - Company requested reinstatement of certificate of authority that was suspended on 6/18/03.
Feb. 18 First Life America Corporation
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Mar. 15 FirstGuard Health Plan Kansas, Inc.
Authority: KSA 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jun. 30 Geschwentner, Terry J.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909
SUMMARY: Pay restitution; monetary. - Used fraudulent, coercive, or dishonest practices or demonstrated incompetence, untrustworthiness or financial irresponsibility in the conduct of the business of insurance by altering declaration pages.
Sep. 1 Government Employees Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,125; 40-5101
SUMMARY: Cease and desist; monetary; ordered to comply. - Failure to comply with all provisions of the Insurance Score Act.
Mar. 30 Graphic Arts Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.A.R. 40-3-53; K.S.A. 77-502
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Exemption requested from online or electronic verification requirements of K.S.A. 8-173
Mar. 3 Green Hills Insurance Company
Authority: KSA 40-4101; 77-501; 40-2,125
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Unauthorized sale of insurance by risk retention group.
Mar. 30 Harleysville Insurance Company
Authority: K.A.R. 40-3-53; K.S.A. 77-502
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Exemption requested from online or electronic verification requirements of K.S.A. 8-173.
Mar. 30 Harleysville Lake States Insurance Company
Authority: K.A.R. 40-3-53; K.S.A. 77-502
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Exemption requested from online or electronic verification requirements of K.S.A. 8-173.
Mar. 30 Harleysville Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.A.R. 40-3-53; K.S.A. 77-502
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Exemption requested from online or electronic verification requirements of K.S.A. 8-173.
May 27 Hurley, Pamela K.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Improperly withheld, misappropriated or converted monies received in the course of the business of insurance.
Nov. 17 Kansas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging Insurance Group, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Apr. 29 Kansas Eastern Region Insurance Trust
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Aug. 22 Kansas Employers Workers' Compensation Fund
Authority: K.S.A. 44-581; 40-955; 40-963
SUMMARY: 2005 rates approved retroactively, monetary penalty. - Failed to file and obtain the approval of its 2005 premium fates prior to their use.
Dec. 23 Kansas Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jun. 22 Kansas Medical Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jun. 9 Kansas Municipal Insurance Trust
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Nov. 29 Kansas Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Dec. 20 Kansas PIA Workers Compensation Corporation
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Oct. 20 Kansas Title Service, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,125; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary Penalty - Made changes relating to tis title insurance business that had not been filed with KID.
Jan. 31 Lancaster, Scott W.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Failure to disclose other State action.
Nov. 21 Land Titles and Abstract Services, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Suspension of agency license if monetary penalty not paid. - Agency offered to pay a realtor's annual Board dues.
Dec. 1 Lienemann, Werner J.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-103; 40-205c
SUMMARY: Ordered to produce listed information to KID on or before 12/8/05. - Ordered to produce listed information.
Sep. 15 Martino, Regina M.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action and felony conviction; failure to report to KID
Jun. 6 Middle Atlantic Life Insurance Company n/k/a Liberty Bankers Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222; 40-222b; et seq
SUMMARY: Certificate of authority reinstated. - Previous suspension of certificate of authority; request for reinstatement.
Aug. 30 Midwest Rating & Service Bureau, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jan. 12 Moore, Anthony S. (Sr.)
Authority: 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to notify.
Jun. 8 Mutual Benefits Corporation
Authority: K.S.A. 40-5004; 77-537
SUMMARY: Viatical settlement provider license revoked. - Other state action; civil action.
Dec. 2 Nationwide Affinity Insurance Company of America
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,162
SUMMARY: Redomestication approved, provided Ohio approved the same within 60 days. - Request to redomesticate from Kansas to Ohio; pending Ohio's approval of the redomestication.
Jul. 11 Noll, Colleen R.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909
SUMMARY: License subject to probationary period of two years. - Impropertly withheld, misappropriated, or converted monies, albeit temporary, that were received in the course of the business of insurance.
Feb. 28 Old United Casualty Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Modified financial condition examination report adopted. - Financial condition examination report.
Nov. 9 Old United Casualty Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222; 40-252; 40-252d; 40-3301
SUMMARY: Submit amended annual prem. tax statement; perform salary cost study every 3 yrs - Alleged underpayment of premium taxes and failure to file management service agreements.
Sep. 9 Pannone, Rick A.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: One year license probation; monetary penalty. - Respondent demonstrated incompetence, untrustworthiness, financial irresponsibility in the conduct of business.
Jun. 29 Patrons Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Market conduct report adopted; monetary penalty; etc. - Proposed market conduct report. (See order for more extensive information).
Jan. 12 Price, Natasha N.
Authority: 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Failure to notify of other state action; home state license revoked.
Mar. 29 Property and Casualty Insurance Company of Hartford
Authority: K.S.A. 40-5101; 40-5101
SUMMARY: Cease and desist; monetary. - Serving policyholders with notice of consumer report use without regard to the applicability and factual accuracy of such a notice.
Apr. 29 Pyramid Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
May 3 Rackers, Dennis K.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909
SUMMARY: Probationary period until January 5, 2007. - Dishonest statements; irresponsibility in the conduct of his insurance business; failure to reserve funds to satisfy potential demands for refunds.
Jan. 21 Raymond, Scott H.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: Application denied. - Application for resident insurance agent's license; conviction disclosed.
Mar. 30 Republic-Franklin Insurance Company
Authority: K.A.R. 40-3-53; K.S.A. 77-502
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Exemption requested from online or electronic verification requirements of K.S.A. 8-173.
Apr. 20 Security Union Title Insurance Company
Authority:
SUMMARY: Previously issued order rescinded. - Requested rescision of Summary Order issued March 29, 2005.
Jun. 8 Seneca Insurance Company, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-103
SUMMARY: Previous order rescinded. - Request to rescind previously issued Summary Order.
Oct. 21 Sparks, Tiffany N.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other states' action; failure to report to KID.
Jan. 21 Suderman, Steven L.
Authority: 40-4909; 77-501, et seq.
SUMMARY: Application denied. - Prior felony theft conviction, failure to disclose.
Sep. 20 Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Company, Ltd. (U.S. Branch)
Authority: K.A.R. 40-3-53; K.S.A. 8-173
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Request for exemption from filing requirements pursuant to K.S.A. 8-173.
Aug. 17 Universal Underwriters Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Market conduct report adopted; monetary penalty. - Market conduct examination. (See order for more extensive information.)
Jun. 3 Universal Underwriters Insurance Company and Universal Underwriters Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-3304; K.A.R. 40-1-28
SUMMARY: Acquisition approved. - Proposed acquisition of control by Hellman & Friedman Investors V (Cayman), LTD and Universal Underwriters Group Holdings, Inc.
Aug. 9 Universal Underwriters Insurance Company and Universal Underwriters Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-3301; K.A.R. 40-1-28
SUMMARY: Extension granted. - Requested extension of time to effect proposed acquisition.
Nov. 4 Universal Underwriters Insurance Company and Universal Underwriters Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-3301; K.A.R. 40-1-28
SUMMARY: Second extension granted to no later than 1/13/06. - Requested second extension of time to effect the proposed acquisition.
Mar. 3 Utica National Assurance Company
Authority: K.A.R. 40-3-53; K.S.A. 77-502
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Exemption requested from online or electronic verification requirements of K.S.A. 8-173.
Dec. 13 Western and Southern Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Compliance with all terms and conditions of Ohio Consent Order. - Race based pricing report by Ohio adopted; Consent Order entered into with Ohio adopted.
Oct. 11 Winfield, Ronald E.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License suspended indefinitely. - Failure to reply to proper inquiry of the Commissioner; no notification of change of address.