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2009 Legal Orders
Dec. 30 Heritage Administration Services, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2404; 40-2,125
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Failure to comply with inquiries from KID.
Dec. 28 Kullman, Richard Thomas
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to report.
Dec. 28 Newkirk, Timothy W.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to report.
Dec. 28 Freeman, Adrian L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to report.
Dec. 28 Ortiz, Albert Esteban
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to report.
Dec. 24 Preferred Health Systems Insurance Company and Preferred Plus of Kansas, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-3304; 40-1-28
SUMMARY: Acquisition approved. - Proposed acquisition by Coventry Health Care; form A approved
Dec. 22 Bankers Life and Casualty Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,125; 40-9-100
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Advertising sent to Kansas residents that failed to state clearly the type of insurance coverage being offered.
Dec. 22 MutualAid eXchange
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Dec. 15 Palombo, Raymond Thomas
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to report.
Dec. 15 Torres, Linda L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other states actions; failure to report.
Dec. 1 Jones, David Alan
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to report.
Nov. 30 Vassey, Christopher A.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to report.
Nov. 23 Kansas Employers Workers' Compensation Fund
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Nov. 23 Holstad, Wayne B.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to report.
Nov. 23 Butler, Juan A.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to report.
Nov. 23 Shields, John Westley (Jr.)
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to report.
Nov. 20 Lenderlive Settlement Services, LLC
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2407; 77-532`
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Failure to file acceptable surety bond or letter of credit; failure to file rates and audits.
Nov. 20 American Exchange Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-3304; 77-542
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Requested exemption from the filing and approval requirements of 40-3304(a).
Nov. 20 Pearl, Franklin R.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to report.
Nov. 18 Progressive Direct Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Use of rates before approval date.
Nov. 18 Vidal, Andrew George (IV)
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Other state action, failure to report.
Nov. 13 Old Republic Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 44-5,120; 40-103; 77-501
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Failed or refused to grant medical confirmation pending an appeal.
Nov. 10 Nance, Johnny R.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Improperly withheld, misappropriated or converted monies or properties received in the course of doing business; fraudulent, coercive or dishonest practice in the conduct of business.
Nov. 9 Bermudez, Fernando
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Fraudulent, coercive or dishonest practice; incompetence, untrustworthiness or financial irresponsibility in the conduct of business.
Nov. 9 Knorpp, Walter B.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to report.
Oct. 29 Pillow, Daniel
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Failure to return personal property used as surety; failure to respond to proper inquiry.
Oct. 26 Ohrenberg, Darrel R.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Making a fsle writing; failure to respond to a proper inquiry.
Oct. 26 Watson Wyatt Insurance Consulting, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Other state action; failure to timely notify.
Oct. 15 Associates Diversified Brokerage, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Other state action; failure to notify.
Oct. 7 U.S. Property & Appraisal Services, Corp.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Failure to maintain bond; failure to respond to proper inquiry
Oct. 2 Nelson, Philip B.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Other state action; untimely notification.
Oct. 2 Thomas, Alex M.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-530
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty - Other state action; untimely notification.
Sep. 29 Starkweather & Shepley, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to notify.
Sep. 29 Ricci Associates, Inc. d/b/a Rai Insurance Group
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to notify.
Sep. 29 Bradley, Gail Nadine
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; resident state license revoked; failure to notify.
Sep. 29 Madison Title Agency, LLC
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to notify.
Sep. 28 Union Security Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,162
SUMMARY: Redomestication approved. - Application to redomesticate from Iowa to Kansas.
Sep. 21 Berglund, Brian J.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-542
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Other state action; failure to notify KID.
Sep. 21 Klanecky, Allison
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Conviction; reported. Failure to repspond to proper inquiry.
Sep. 21 Giacomino, Lisa
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Criminal conviction; failure to disclose. Failure to respond to proper inquiry.
Sep. 21 Jones, George H.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Failure to maintain valid resident license; failure to respond to proper inquiry.
Sep. 21 Rupert, John R. (III)
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Improper business practices; failure to respond to inquiry.
Sep. 15 Charter Land Title, LLC
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-542
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Other state action; failure to notify KID.
Sep. 14 Old United Casualty Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Sep. 3 Golden Rule Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2401; 40-2406; 77-536
SUMMARY: Paragraph #12 of emergency order vacated; redress; continue to cover insured. - Refusal to pay claim without conducting a reasonable investigation of all available information; did not attempt in good faith to effectuate a prompt, fair and equitable settlement of the claim.
Aug. 28 American Investors Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-309; 40-3301; 40-3304; 77-501
SUMMARY: Merger approved. - Proposed merger of company with and into Aviva Life and Annuity Company.
Aug. 24 Taylor, Thomas C. (IV)
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-542
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to notify KID.
Aug. 24 Plante, Raymond G.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to notify KID
Aug. 24 Siple, Matthew P.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to notify KID.
Aug. 12 First Life America Corporation
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,162; 77-537
SUMMARY: Redomestication approved. - Request for transfer of domicile from Kansas to Oklahoma.
Aug. 10 Kleszcz, Vincent J.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to report.
Aug. 10 Mead, John E.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Failure to respond to proper inquiry.
Aug. 7 Columbian National Title Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-309; 40-3301; 40-3304; 77-537
SUMMARY: Merger approved. - Application by company to merge with and into First American Title Insurance Company, a California stock casualty insurance company.
Aug. 7 First American Title Insurance Company of Kansas. Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-409; 40-3301; 40-3304; 77-537
SUMMARY: Merger approved. - Application by company to merge with and into First American Title Insurance Company, a California stock casualty insurance company.
Aug. 7 Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,125; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty; cease & desist. - Denial of continuation coverage after group policy terminated.
Aug. 7 Sabbato, Frank S.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty - Advertising violations.
Jul. 28 Ortiz, Patricia L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; not reported.
Jul. 28 Tegan, Jason K.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Other state action; failed to notify KID within required time.
Jul. 24 Agee, Wendell C.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537; 77-542
SUMMARY: Monetary Penalty - Other state action; failure to report within required time.
Jul. 24 Southwest Plains Regional Service Health Insurance Group
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jul. 21 ValueOptions of Kansas, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jul. 21 NAL Insurance Agency
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2404; 40-4905; 77-601
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty; cease & desist. - Unauthorized transaction of the business of insurance in Kansas.
Jul. 21 Styka, Fred
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 40-2407; 77-601
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty; cease & desist - Unauthorized transaction of the business of insurance in Kansas.
Jul. 21 ATI Title Company, LLC
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537; 77-542
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Other state action; failure to report within required time.
Jul. 9 Curnutte, Patricia A.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537; 77-542
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Other state action; failure to report within required time.
Jul. 8 Sheldon, Harvey A.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537; 77-542
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Other state action; failure to notify within time required.
Jul. 2 Corporate 4 Insurance Agency, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Other state action; failure to report.
Jul. 2 Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,125; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Unfair act or practice.
Jun. 30 Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jun. 30 Bremen Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jun. 29 Tanner, Christy
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License suspended until probation satisfied. - Misdemeanor conviction; failure to report.
Jun. 19 American Southern Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jun. 19 Homesite Indemnity Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jun. 18 Premier Health, Inc. dba Premier Blue
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Jun. 17 Physicians Health Group
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license suspended; failure to report.
Jun. 17 Reinders, Joe A.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to report.
Jun. 17 Smith, Michael T.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action; failure to report.
Jun. 17 Reynolds, Craig A.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Demonstrated incompetence, untrustworthiness, or financial irresponsibility in the conduct of business.
Jun. 17 Hix, Laura Leigh
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license suspended; failure to report.
Jun. 12 Behrens, Bryan S.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license revoked; failure to report.
Jun. 11 Onex HBI Holdings II Limited s.a.r.l.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-3304; 77-542
SUMMARY: Exemption granted. - Application for exemption from formal filing requirements.
Jun. 4 Levea, Stella M.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action not reported; home state license revocation not reported.
Jun. 3 Masat, James
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action not reported; home state license revocation not reported.
Jun. 3 Wolcott, Kathryn B.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Demonstrated incompetence, untrustworthiness, or financial irresponsibility in the conduct of business; failure to respond to KID inquiries.
Jun. 3 Reinhardt, Dana R.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action not reported; home state license surrender not reported.
Jun. 3 Bowman, Edward E.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action not reported; home state license reovcation not reported.
Jun. 3 Murphy, Dennis M.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Other state action not reported; home state license revocation not reported.
May 19 Mendoza, Hector Ernesto
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revocation - Resident state license revoked; failure to report.
May 15 Marysville Mutual Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
May 15 Maddox, Stephen R.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Felony conviction.
May 12 Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 40-2,125; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Failure to comply with inquiries by KID; failure to act reasonably promptly with regard to reasonable inquiries from a claimant.
Apr. 15 National Health Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222; 40-222b; 40-222d; 40-222e; 77-542
SUMMARY: Consent order rescinded; may transact business in Kansas. - Consent Order issued 07/22/04 rescinded; suspension lifted.
Apr. 15 Hoffman, Robert L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Misappropriating or converting monies received in the course of doing business; fraudulent, coercive or dishonest practice; incompetence, untrustworthiness or financial irresponsibility.
Apr. 14 Linear Title & Closing, Ltd.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2407; 77-542
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Failure to file rates, bonds, audits, etc., with KID.
Apr. 9 American National Property and Casualty Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2404; K.A.R. 40-1-43
SUMMARY: Liability established. - Remand from District Court to determine when liability for damages resulting from a car accident became reasonably clear.
Apr. 7 Kansas Building Industry Workers' Compensation Fund
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Apr. 2 J/R Marketing a/k/a Ron Hummel Agency, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Misdemeanor and felony convictions; failure to appear.
Mar. 26 Davin, Michael E.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Demonstrated incompetence, untrustworthiness, or financial irresponsibility in the conduct of business.
Mar. 23 Farber, Howard
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked - Felony conviction; failure to report.
Mar. 20 Universal Underwriters Life Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Mar. 20 Universal Underwriters Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Mar. 20 Tucker, Matthew Andrew
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Failure to provide verification of termination/change of previous home state license; failure to repond.
Mar. 20 Harrison, Frank B.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Home state license was revoked; failure to notify.
Mar. 16 First American Title Insurance Company of Kansas, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Mar. 13 FirstComp Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,107; 40-2407; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty. - Non-renewed policies on the basis of the termination of an agency agreement, in violation of K.S.A. 40-2,107.
Mar. 9 Travelers Indemnity Company (Queal Enterprises, Inc.)
Authority: K.S.A. 77-601, et seq
SUMMARY: Change in class code appropriate. - Received notice of appeal of a WC class code designation by NCCI.
Mar. 6 Employers Reassurance Corporation
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Mar. 4 Roach, Douglas L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-601, et seq
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Final administrative action; irresponsible business practices.
Feb. 27 Preferred Health Systems Insurance Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2404; 77-601 et seq; 40-2254
SUMMARY: Finding of primary liability; no finding of bad faith. - Final administrative action; question of primary liability and bad faith.
Feb. 24 Self, Jonney L.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: Monetary penalty - Unfair trade practices act violation by offering a loan to insured to pay premium.
Feb. 23 Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Feb. 13 Moraga, Lucille M.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Company appointments terminated for cause; insurable interests not served.
Feb. 6 Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Feb. 6 Farmers Insurance Company, Inc.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-222
SUMMARY: Financial condition examination report adopted. - Proposed financial condition examination report.
Feb. 4 Rothwell, Mary A.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Improper business practices; company terminations for cause; failure to respond to proper inquiry; failure to notify of change of address.
Feb. 4 Robinson, Ernest E.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-537
SUMMARY: License revoked - Failure to provide certification from new resident state.
Jan. 15 American International Group, Inc. (and all subsidiaries licensed to write w/c insurance in Kansas).
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-501
SUMMARY: Companies shall immed. issue, distribute and fully implement internal bulletin. - Failure to provide customers with 60 days notice of nonrenewal where policy issued by one group company and renewed by another.
Jan. 6 Alliance Indemnity Company
Authority: K.S.A. 40-2,162; 77-537
SUMMARY: Redomestication approved. - Request to transfer state of domicile from Oklahoma to Kansas.
Jan. 5 Langhofer, Stephen C.
Authority: K.S.A. 40-4909; 77-601 et seq
SUMMARY: License revoked. - Felony convictions; breach of fiduciary duty.