North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey News

North Carolina Offers Free Smoke Alarms as Number of Fire Deaths Rises

As the number of fire deaths rises in North Carolina, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey organized a team of firefighters and volunteers last weekend, not to battle a blaze or answer medical calls, but to distribute and …

Ex-Rep Hayes Pardoned by Trump for Role in North Carolina Insurance Bribery Scheme

A former North Carolina congressman and state Republican Party leader who lied to FBI agents about a bribery scandal received a pardon from outgoing President Donald Trump in his final hours in office. Federal authorities said ex-Rep. Robin Hayes participated …

Causey Sworn in for Second Term as North Carolina Insurance Commissioner

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey took the oath of office for his second term as North Carolina’s Insurance Commissioner last week. Causey was sworn in Jan. 9 by North Carolina Chief Justice Paul Newby in a socially distanced ceremony …

Insurance Journal’s Most Noteworthy Topics of 2020: Southeast Region

It was another busy year for the Southeast region – from Florida’s distressed property insurance market to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was plenty of news to follow. Some of the top insurance topics this year included: Florida, Florida, Florida The …

North Carolina Regulator to Modify Moratorium on Lindberg Firms

A North Carolina Superior Court gave approval to the state’s insurance regulator to modify the moratorium on insurance businessman Greg Lindberg’s financially impaired Colorado Bankers and Bankers Life Insurance Companies. The order allows annuity contract owners to withdraw limited funds …

North Carolina Woman Accused of Filing Fake Insurance Claims

A North Carolina woman has been arrested for filing fake insurance claims suggesting she was the victim of theft, vandalism and electrical problems at her home, officials said. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey said in a news release on …

Causey Re-Elected as North Carolina Insurance Commissioner

Incumbent Mike Causey, a Republican, has defeated Democrat Wayne Goodwin in the third rematch between the two candidates for the position of North Carolina Insurance Commissioner. The Associated Press reported Wednesday night that Causey beat Goodwin with 52% of the …

Candidates in Hotly Contested North Carolina Insurance Race Talk Scandal, Priorities

The race for the next North Carolina Insurance Commissioner features two familiar faces to state voters in what is a three-peat showdown featuring Republican Mike Causey and Democrat Wayne Goodwin. Causey, the incumbent, bested the two-term former commissioner Goodwin in …

Judge in North Carolina Favors Policyholders in COVID-19 Closure Lawsuit

A judge in Durham County, North Carolina has handed down what may be the nation’s first dispositive ruling in favor of policyholders in a COVID-19 business-interruption lawsuit. Superior Court Judge Orlando F. Hudson Jr. ruled on Oct. 7 that closure …

North Carolina Insurance Magnate Begins Prison Term

A North Carolina insurance magnate and prolific political donor has started serving a federal prison sentence for corruption-related convictions. Greg E. Lindberg was in custody on Tuesday at a minimum-security prison in Montgomery, Alabama, according to Scott Taylor, a spokesman …