Delaware Department of Insurance News

Delaware Urges Residents to Prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias

As Tropical Storm Isaias approaches Delaware, residents are urged to prepare for dangerous winds of more than 55 miles per hour and up to six inches of rain. Storm surges, localized flooding, tree damage, power outages and other threats to …

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Shares Reopening Reminders

The Delaware Department of Insurance is sharing reminders with business owners regarding important measures to take as phased reopenings begin and providing resources to enhance worker and customer safety. Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has recommended that businesses revisit their insurance …

Delaware Auto Insurers Take Actions to Help Consumers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Automobile insurers in Delaware are taking a number of actions in light of COVID-19, the Delaware Department of Insurance (DOI) announced. On Monday, Allstate announced it would embark on a premium payback program resulting in $1.5 million going back to …

Commissioner Navarro Responds to Report of Premium Increases for Military Members

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro responded strongly to a Consumer Federation of America report that Delaware service members may return home from deployment to increased auto insurance premiums, calling the practice completely unacceptable and issuing a formal bulletin to insurance …

Delaware Companies Save More Than $4M from Reduced Workers’ Comp Rates

The Delaware Department of Insurance has analyzed new filings from the state’s top writers of workers’ compensation insurance after announcing the third consecutive year of decreased rates in November. The top writers represent nearly 10,000 companies that hold policies within …

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Appointed Chair of NAIC Antifraud Task Force

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro was appointed chair of the National Association of Insurance Commissioner’s Antifraud Task Force. Commissioner Navarro previously served as vice-chair of the committee and served in law enforcement for much of his career before his election …

Workers’ Compensation Rates in Delaware Decrease for Third Year in a Row

Delaware is set to see a decrease in workers’ compensation insurance rates for the third year in a row, effective December 1, 2019. “I am delighted to approve a decrease in workers’ compensation rates in Delaware for the third year …

Delaware Woman Indicted for $16K of Fraudulent Insurance Claims

A Wilmington, Del., woman was indicted by the New Castle County Grand Jury for insurance fraud and other felony charges. Theresa T. Milton was indicted on seven felony counts of insurance fraud, one felony count of theft by false pretense …

Delaware Data Breach Impacts 95K Residents

The Delaware Department of Insurance recently received notice of a data security breach suffered by Dominion National, an insurer and administrator of dental and vision benefits, that impacted 95,000 Delaware residents. On April 24, 2019, through its investigation of an …

Delaware Officials Say Data Breach Affects Five Companies, 650 Consumers

Officials in Delaware say a data breach at a third-party administrator for health insurance companies has affected five companies and 650 consumers. The Department of Insurance announced Thursday that BenefitMall’s Oct. 11 breach has affected five companies in Delaware and …