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TDI Shares Consumer Concerns About Contractors, Roofers with Lawmakers

While not making any specific recommendations to lawmakers regarding the licensing of building and roofing contractors, the Texas Department of Insurance noted in its 2018 Biennial Report to the Legislature that the department has “heard concerns about roofing and contractor …

Maryland Insurance Administration Recovers $11.7M in Claims Settlements in 2017

The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) responded to 12,188 consumer complaints and inquiries in 2017, facilitating claims settlements and refunds totaling $11,766,213 for Maryland consumers, according to a press release issued by the administration. While the Insurance Administration cannot actually settle …

Missouri Department of Insurance Helps Return $16.8M to Consumers

Missouri consumers received an additional $16.8 million from their insurance companies in 2017 with the help of the Missouri Department of Insurance’s Consumer Affairs Division and Market Conduct Section. The department said the monies were returned as a result of …

Louisiana Regulators Recover $4M for Insurance Policyholders

Insurance policyholders collected an additional $4 million in the first half of the year as a result of assistance provided by the Louisiana Department of Insurance (LDI). These funds are a result of staff from the LDI Office of Consumer …

Hash Brown Recall for Golf Ball Pieces Expands to Wegmans

A food company has recalled Wegmans branded frozen hash browns in six states because they may contain pieces of golf balls that were apparently harvested along with the potatoes. McCain Foods USA expanded an earlier recall to include 28-ounce bags …

West Virginia Attorney General Settles with Car Dealer

West Virginia’s attorney general has reached a court settlement with a Cabell County used car dealer requiring he stand behind warranties, post unaltered buyer’s guides and ensure each vehicle sold will pass state safety inspection. It requires owner Shawn Dunfee …

Louisiana Recovers More Than $3.7M for Insurance Consumers

Louisiana consumers have received more than $3.7 million in recovered funds from their insurance companies in the first half of the year thanks to assistance from the Louisiana Department of Insurance (LDI). “Over the last five years, we have been …

Michigan Insurance Regulators: Consumer Complaints on the Rise

Michigan’s insurance and financial services regulators say the number of consumer complaints is on the rise and that more than 7,400 consumers were assisted during January alone. The Department of Insurance and Financial Services reported that in January of this …

Connecticut Recovered $6M for Policyholders, Taxpayers in 2015

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Katharine L. Wade announced that the Connecticut Insurance Department recovered approximately $6 million for policyholders and taxpayers in 2015, helping individuals and families with their claims and complaints. The Department’s Consumer Affairs Unit (CAU) fielded more than …

Wisconsin Firm Recalls Sausage Patties with Possible Metal Pieces

A Wisconsin company is recalling roughly 89,000 pounds of pork sausage patties after officials say consumers complained of finding small pieces of metal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a news release that the products from Kenosha Beef International …