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2006 Legal Orders
Dec. 29 American Exchange Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-103; 40-3301, et seq.
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Request for exemption from the filing and approval requirements as they apply to the reorganization of Universal American Financial Corp. (holding company for Pyramid Life Insurance Company).
Dec. 28 Alleghany Insurance Holdings, LLC
Authority: K.S.A. 40-103; 40-3301 et seq.
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Requested exemption from acquisition filing and approval requirements as it may be deemed to apply to the reorganization of Homesite Group, Inc. (holding company for Homesite Indemnity Insurance Company).
Dec. 22 FirstGuard Health Plan Kansas, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-103; 40-3301, et seq.
SUMMARY: Exemption granted; approval for payment of dividend directly to indirect parent. - Requested exemption from notice and payment requirements as they apply to the dividend distribution declared on 12/18/06.
Dec. 15 Financial American Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Dec. 15 Munro, Shane E.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909
SUMMARY: License surrendered; costs assessed. - Allegations of incompetence, untrustworthiness, or financial irresponsibility in the conduct of business.
Dec. 15 Upland Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Dec. 11 Reeves, Ronald W.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked; costs assessed. - Felony conviction, failure to timely report; other agency actions, failure to timely report.
Dec. 7 Kiger, Richard L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked; cease & desist. - Felony conviction, untimely reported; other agency action, failure to report; prior felony conviction; failure to report.
Dec. 4 Firefighter's Relief Associations
Authority: K.S.A. 40-1706(c)(6); 77-501
SUMMARY: Redetermination granted. - Requests for redetermination.
Dec. 4 First Life America Corporation (proposed acquisition by Brooke Holdings, Inc., et al.)
Authority: K.S.A. 40-3304; K.A.R. 40-1-28
SUMMARY: Application for acquisition approved - Application to acquire control filed by Brooke Holdings, Inc., Brooke Corporation, Robert D. Orr and Leland G. Orr.
Dec. 1 Auch, Dallas E.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501, et seq.
SUMMARY: License revoked; assessed costs. - Final agency action; respondent had 30 days to file court appeal; no judicial review.
Nov. 30 Sloan, Eugene W.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: Probationary status for 6 months; monetary penalty; continuing ed on ethics. - Improperly withheld monies received; demonstrated incompetence, untrustworthiness or financial irresponsibility in the conduct of business.
Nov. 30 St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2401; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Failure to file and receive approval of endorsement.
Nov. 27 Raytheon Aircraft Acquisition Company, LLC
Authority: K.S.A. 40-3304
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Requested exemption from application of formal filing requirements.
Nov. 27 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2401; 77-501
SUMMARY: Cease & desist. - Violations of the Unfair Claim Practices Act.
Nov. 22 Kansas Workers Risk Cooperative for Counties
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Nov. 14 Lumber Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-229a; 40-253
SUMMARY: Retaliatory deposit released; prohibited from new business. - Deposit released to Commissioner of Insurance of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in her capacity as Receiver for company.
Nov. 7 American Investors Life Insurance Company, Inc. (proposed acquisition by Aviva plc, et al.)
Authority: K.S.A. 40-3304; K.A.R. 40-1-28
SUMMARY: Application for acquisition approved - Proposed acquisition of American Investors Life Insurance Company, Inc. by Aviva plc, Aviva Group Holdings Limited, Aviva Internat'l Insurance Limited, Aviva Insurance Limited, Aviva Internat'l Holdings Limited and Libra Acquisition Corporation.
Nov. 6 Mt. Hawley Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,162
SUMMARY: Redomestication approved effective 4/21/99. - Application for redomestication.
Nov. 3 Shumard, Jane L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 40-247(a); 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked; restitution. - Improperly withheld monies; failure to pay premium over to companies.
Nov. 1 Northland Title Services, LLC
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2404; 40-963
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Failure to file report stating percent of closed title orders originating from controlled business within 90 days following end of year.
Oct. 20 National Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-253
SUMMARY: Pay outstanding retaliatory charges for 2005. - Outstanding retaliatory fees for the year 2005.
Oct. 16 Richmond, Scott P.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked; cease & desist. - Forgery conviction; demonstrated untrustworthiness and/or financial irresponsibility.
Sep. 29 Financial Benefit Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-309
SUMMARY: Merger approved. - Application to merge with and into American Investors Insurance Company, Inc.
Sep. 27 Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222; 40-2407; 40-955
SUMMARY: Market conduct examination report adopted; monetary - Market conduct examination; exceeding the coverage A limit of liability on ultra and plus homeowners policies.
Sep. 26 Kansas Association of School Boards Workers' Compensation Fund, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Sep. 22 Financial Benefit Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-3304
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Request for exemption from the application of formal filing and approval requirements.
Sep. 15 Preferred Plus of Kansas, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Sep. 15 Preferred Health Systems Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Sep. 6 Kansas Truckers Risk Management Group, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Sep. 6 Strand, Gregory M.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked; cease & desist. - Felony conviction; not reported.
Aug. 14 Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 77-501, et seq.
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Disputed claims.
Jul. 26 Builders' Association Self-Insurance Fund of Kansas
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jul. 26 Kansas Insurance Guaranty Association
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jul. 24 American Home Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jul. 20 Execlusive Settlement Services, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-952(c); 40-2,125(a)(1); 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Failure to file pursuant to statute.
Jul. 20 AMC Settlement Services, LLC
Authority: K.S.A. 40-952; 40-2,125; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Failure to file pursuant to statute.
Jul. 13 Kansas Livestock Association Risk Management Services, Inc. WC Fund
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jul. 13 Auto Club Family Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 77-501; 40-2407; 40-2406
SUMMARY: Respondent's Motion for Summary Judgment denied; monetary; costs assessed. - Final agency action on administrative action brought against company by KID for breach of its agreement with KID.
Jun. 5 Brown, Kenneith
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to report same.
May 30 General Electric Capital Services, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-103; 40-3301, et seq.
SUMMARY: Exemption granted provided reorganization effected w/in 60 days. - Request for exemption from formal filing requirements of 40-3304(a); change in ownership of Employers Reinsurance Corporation.
May 22 Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
May 22 Old United Casualty Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
May 19 Executive Risk Indemnity, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,125; K.A.R. 40-1-34
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Failure to respond to proper inquiry of the Commissioner of Insurance.
May 18 Kansas Building Industry Worker's Compensation Fund
Authority: K.S.A. 40-103; 44-584; 77-501 et seq.
SUMMARY: KID ordered to refund KBIWCF expenses billed. - KBIWCF seeking reduction in the costs billed by KID for examination.
May 15 Delta Dental Plan of Kansas
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Apr. 21 Universal Underwriters Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Apr. 21 Universal Underwriters Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Apr. 11 Kansas Restaurant & Hospitality Association Self-Insurance Trust
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Apr. 7 Travel Air Insurance Company (Kansas)
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial examination report.
Apr. 7 Travel Air Insurance Company, Ltd.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Apr. 4 Noah, Darrin R.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked; cease & desist. - Retention of premium for personal use; deceptive acts; false entries; failure to submit applications.
Mar. 27 Santa Fe Title LLC
Authority: K.S.A. 40-1139; 40-1141
SUMMARY: Agency license suspended until KID has proof of bond; cease & desist. - Failure to maintain proper surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit issued by an insurance company or financial institution.
Mar. 22 Arriola, Felipe Santiago
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Failure to timely report other State action to KID.
Mar. 22 Benchmark Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Mar. 22 Franklin, Jerry M.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Prior convictions; failure to report same to KID.
Mar. 22 Parimore, Phil A.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to report same.
Mar. 17 Patrons Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-309; 40-3301; 40-3304; 77-501
SUMMARY: Merger approved. - Joint application of Patrons and Columbia National Insurance Company seeking approval of proposed merger.
Mar. 16 Shelter Mutual Insurance Company and Shelter General Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222; 40-5101; 77-537
SUMMARY: Market conduct examination report adopted. - Market conduct examination.
Mar. 15 Kansas Health Insurance Association
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Feb. 20 Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Feb. 20 Kansas County Association Multi-Line Pool
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Feb. 16 Americo Financial Life and Annuity Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Market conduct report adopted; responsible for all expenses incurred by KID. - Market conduct review; unintentional errors involving erroneous index values; payment of expenses KID incurred in hiring outside professional actuary service.
Feb. 13 Kansas Health Care Association Workers Compensation Insurance Trust, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Feb. 6 Moore, Danny M.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty; license suspended for 30 days; reimbursement to insured. - Conversion of premium for personal use.
Feb. 1 Manufacturers Alliance Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-103; 8-173; K.A.R. 40-3-53
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Requested exemption from the on-line electronic verification requirements of its commercial automobile line to the KS Secretary of Revenue.
Feb. 1 Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-103; 8-173; K.A.R. 40-3-53
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Requested exemption from the on-line or electronic verification requirements of its commercial automobile line to the KS Secretary of Revenue.
Feb. 1 Pennsylvania Manufacturers Indemnity Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-103; 8-173; K.A.R. 40-3-53
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Requested exemption from the on-line or electronic verification requirements of its commercial automobile line to the KS Secretary of Revenue.
Jan. 31 South Central Kansas Health Insurance Group
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jan. 24 Homesite Indemnity Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jan. 19 Benchmark Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Market conduct report adopted; monetary penalty. - Market conduct review, utilization of non-filed & unapproved rating plan; deceptive acts/ unfair method of competition; unfair claim settlement practices; failure to properly handle claims in accordance with policy provisions & applicable statutes; etc.
Jan. 17 Schul, Clayton W.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501; 77-526
SUMMARY: License revoked; assessed costs. - Felony conviction; failure to timely notify KID.
Jan. 13 Marysville Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jan. 12 Holmes, Sheila L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other states' revocations; failure to respond to KID inquiry.
Jan. 12 Mankamyer, Michele L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other states' actions and revocation; failure to respond to KID inquiry.
Jan. 12 Van Tuyl, Cecil L. (Trust)
Authority: K.S.A. 40-3304; 40-3301; 40-103
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Requested exemption from the formal filing and approval requirements of the KS Insurance Holding Companies Act.
Jan. 12 Feldman, Donald R.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other states' actions; failure to report same.
Jan. 6 Born, Gregory D.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to notify KID of same.
Jan. 6 Conklin, Steven A.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to notify KID of same.
Jan. 6 Hentges, Michael E.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to notify KID of same.
Jan. 6 Hulsey, Frank S.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to notify KID of same.
Jan. 6 Kemp, Laurence W.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License suspended for 60 days. - License suspended pending completion of KID's ongoing criminal investigation.
Jan. 6 Midland Insurance Group, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state agency license revoked; failure to notify KID of same.